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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
 
23/02/2015
JGH sports medicine doctor launches on-line physical activity course this week
Dr. Ian Shrier seeks nothing less than changing the culture to where inactivity becomes aberrant behaviour.

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26/01/2015
Canadian Task Force Tackles the Complex Issue of Adult Obesity
New guidelines emphasize the role of family doctors in addressing Canada’s most pressing health challenge.

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