Research Highlights

 

 
Pan-Canadian research platform probes ways to boost stroke recovery with non-invasive brain stimulation
$1.9M investment will fast-track discovery, launch multi-site clinical trials, test new technologies, and transform treatment

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Coping With Stress: An Exploration of Diverse Approaches to Assessing and Treating Mental Health
Jewish General Hospital Department of Psychiatry hosts 15th annual Research Day

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Identification of a protective protein that reduces the severity of COVID-19
Researchers at the Lady Davis Institute have identified a genetic remnant of our Neanderthal forebears that could be targeted to reduce the severity of COVID-19.

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Appealing to altruism to encourage wide-spread COVID-19 vaccination
Reluctance to be vaccinated against COVID-19 is a significant obstacle to bringing the pandemic under control. Dr. Zeev Rosberger and his colleagues have received a grant from McGill University to study wh...

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Machine learning tools to enhance COVID-19 care
The CIUSSS West Central Montreal and the Jewish General Hospital partner with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to fund an initiative to develop and assess an explainable machine learning (ML) ...

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LDI researchers launch Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre
Bell Let's Talk supports new website to help address the mental health toll of COVID-19 on diverse communities. 

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Orthopaedics start-up wins support from adMare BioInnovations
Trepso Therapeutics, based on more than twenty years of scientific research led by John Antoniou, MD, PhD and Fackson Mwale, PhD, was among six Quebec start-ups selected by adMare BioInnovations, Canada...

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New name, new mission for the McGill AIDS Centre
The McGill Centre for Viral Diseases builds on legacy of the McGill AIDS Centre, expanding its mission to include all viral diseases that pose threats to human health.

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JAMA publishes results of clinical trial on use of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation
Randomized clinical trial showed short-term benefits of e-cigarettes with counseling for smoking cessation, but longer-term effects are less certain, according to research led at Montreal’s Lady Davi...

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Series of studies clarifies effectiveness and safety of newer medications for type 2 diabetes
The Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES), headquartered at the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, has published four studies in top medical journals examining t...

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