Researchers inch closer to better understanding of brain tumours in children
Certain brain cells may be inherently vulnerable to mutations that cause fatal brain tumours in children, says a study co-led by an LDI researcher.
LDI researcher wins top honour for research in biomedicine
Dr. William Foulkes, an expert in cancer genetics and a senior investigator at the Lady Davis Institute, has received the 2020 Wilder Penfield Prize for his research.
Major donation for research consortium to improve outcomes of lung cancer patients
A major donation has led to creation of a JGH-based consortium to improve the outcomes of lung cancer patients through customized treatments.
Landmark clinical trial under way for type 1 diabetes treatment
Patients with long-standing type 1 diabetes are undergoing a clinical trial for a therapeutic approach that combines an agent for stimulating the growth of insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas, along with a drug to prevent the autoimmune system from rejecting the newly formed cells.