Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research Jewish General Hospital



Roderick McInnes


3755, chemin de la Côte Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
H3T 1E2
514 340-8222


Research areas : 6

Researchers : 222


The Lady Davis Institute 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.

Research areas Research themes

Psychosocial aspects of disease

Principal investigator:
Phyllis Zelkowitz

  • Psychosocial aspects of disease


Principal investigators:
Gerald Batistt
Stéphane Richard

  • Theme A: Molecular oncology
  • Theme B: Cancer pharmacology

Epidemiology and public health

Principal investigators:
Samy Suissa
Jean-François Boivin

  • Theme A: Clinical epidémiology
  • Theme B: Health research services

Hemovascular medicine

Principal investigators:
Ernesto Schiffrin
Prem Ponka

  • Theme A: Blood diseases
  • Theme B: Cardiovascular disease


Principal investigators:
Howard Chertkow
Andréa LeBlanc

  • Theme A: Cognitive neuroscience and Alzheimer's disease
  • Theme B: Molecular and cellular biology of aging


Principal investigator:
Mark A. Wainberg

  • HIV / AIDS

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