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Welcome to the Lady Davis Institute
 
The Lady Davis Institute (LDI) is the research arm of Montreal's Jewish General Hospital, a teaching hospital of McGill University.
 
Founded in 1969, the LDI is one of Canada's leading health research institutes. Important discoveries which have contributed to the health and well-being of patients in Quebec, Canada, and around the world, have been made by LDI researchers in the areas of HIV/AIDS, aging, cancer, vascular disease, epidemiology, and psychosocial science. There are currently more than 117 full-time researchers at the LDI, of whom 70 are primarily lab-based, 21 investigate psychosocial aspects of disease, 26 are in epidemiology. In addition, there are 124 associate investigators. 
 
 
 
 
                         
 
News from the LDI
 
28/01/2016
Public lecture: How multidisciplinary teams of specialists, empowered patients and family, and advanced clinical research forge the best outcomes
Join us on Wednesday February 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm for the first in a series of free public lectures on optimizing cancer care. Practitioners and patients will share their experiences in facing the challenges of combating cancer.

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03/12/2015
Treatment for major eye disease discovered and commercialized based on research at the Lady Davis Institute
The new treatment promises to bring relief to over a 100 million people worldwide who suffer from chronic dry eye disease.

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