Research Highlights

 

 
Child psychiatry day treatment program at the JGH proves its effectiveness
An assessment shows that intensive, multi-faceted interventions lead to significant behavioural and academic improvements for children coping with a range of mental health and learning challenges.

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New study reveals an association between the presence of certain infections and later development of Alzheimer’s disease
Testing a long-standing hypothesis, researchers discovered a small increase in the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease among those who had experienced certain infectious diseases.

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New book addresses the impact of prenatal stress on subsequent child development
Research examines how prenatal maternal stress affects the unborn child, and offers clues for recognizing it and building resilience.

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Online mental health intervention offers hope to groups vulnerable to COVID-19
A program initiated with scleroderma patients isolating due to COVID-19 found benefits from mental health practices delivered in online group sessions.

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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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