Important informations


Research at the LDI

Over the years, the LDI has been remarkably successful in attracting outstanding investigators with recognized excellence in areas such as Cancer Therapeutics, Molecular Oncology, Cell and Gene Therapy, AIDS/HIV, Aging, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Epidemiology, and Psychosocial Aspects of Disease. The LDI boasts more than 200 researchers and is one of the most productive hospital-based research institutes in Canada and Quebec in terms of peer-reviewed grant funding per square feet. Over 340 clinical trials are currently active at the CIUSSS/LDI.

The LDI is the 7th hospital-based research institute by research spending growth in Canada based on a recent ranking of the top forty such institutions in Canada; it placed 11th for research intensity (research spending as a percentage of total hospital spending) and for researcher intensity (research spending per researcher) in the Large hospital rankings.