Research Highlights

 

 
COVID-19 Guidelines in Effect for all LDI Personnel
All LDI personnel must strictly abide by important mandatory guidelines to resume research activities.

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International consortium issues first report on the impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients
Montreal’s Segal Cancer Centre is a participant in a multi-centre international effort to learn how and why cancer patients infected with the novel coronavirus experience particularly severe effects.

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Tele-health intervention to reduce isolation of older adults  
One of the overlooked symptoms of the COVID-19 pandemic is an increasingly dire mental health crisis among vulnerable older adults. Fueled by measures to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, socia...

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COVID-19 places added prenatal stress on mother and child that could have lasting impact
Findings that children’s mental health is affected by stress factors experienced during pregnancy suggest that the novel coronavirus pandemic could will have a lasting impact.

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Segal Cancer Centre responds to coronavirus pandemic
An international leader in cancer care and research, the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH has responded to the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic with compassion and innovation.

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Quebec scientific institutions join forces to develop an extraordinary program of passive plasma immunization to fight COVID-19
Quebec researchers are contributing their expertise to national and international efforts in seeking a cure for COVID0-19. This major project is bringing together scientists from CHU Sainte-Justine, the Un...

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Jewish General Hospital to participate in FRQS province-wide COVID-19 Biobank
Initiative appoints McGill researchers to eight-person task force designed to facilitate and consolidate collection of samples and data from COVID-19 patients in Quebec.

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E-Cigarettes More Effective Than Counseling Alone for Smoking Cessation
Vaping significantly improved quit rate and reduced the number of daily cigarettes at 12 weeks.

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Health Canada’s COVID-19 response grants funding to three projects at the Lady Davis Institute
Efforts to develop more rapid testing, to determine the potential of existing drugs, and to understand key genetic markers of the immune respond to the coronavirus are underway at the Jewish General Hospit...

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LDI Conferences Postposted
In keeping with the guidelines of Quebec and Canada’s public health authorities, the Lady Davis Institute is conforming with McGill’s Faculty of Medicine decision to cancel or postpone all conf...

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