Dr. Howard Chertkow joins dignitaries at a JGH press conference in the Block Amphitheatre to announce the launch of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging.
Feature articlesSpring 2015

Research initiative offers new hope
for progress against dementias

The Canadian Institutes for Health Research, in collaboration with a network of public and private partners, has established a Canada-wide network of researchers—with headquarters in the Lady Davis Institute at the JGH—to tackle dementia and related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.

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Among those at the Psychiatry Research Day were (back row, from left) Dr. David Dunkley, a JGH psychiatry researcher; Anita David of the Gustav Levinschi Foundation; Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz, Director of Research in the JGH Department of Psychiatry; and Dr. Karl Looper, JGH Chief of Psychiatry; as well as (front row, from left) Dr. Joel Paris, a JGH Research Associate; Dr. Mimi Israel, discussant; Dr. Zeev Rosberger, Director of the JGH Division of Psychology; and LDI researcher Dr. Danielle Groleau.
Research at the Lady Davis InstituteSpring 2015

Focus on teenagers in milestone
Psychiatry Research Day

The JGH’s annual Psychiatry Research Day hit its milestone 10th anniversary this year, with a day in March devoted to examining the various ways that teenagers and adolescents use and sometimes abuse their bodies.

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Dr Christoph Borchers
Research at the Lady Davis InstituteSpring 2015

Partnership supports cancer-fighting
power of protein analysis

Dr. Christoph Borchers has established the first pan-Canadian proteomics program, custom-tailoring cancer treatments to meet the needs of individual patients

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A balanced diet should include a variety of vegetables.
Research at the Lady Davis InstituteSpring 2015

Long-term benefit of popular diets
still up in the air

In the short term, popular commercial diets can probably help in losing weight—but keeping it off is another matter.

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