Lady Davis Institute (LDI)

Hypertension during pregnancy may affect women’s long-term cardiovascular health

Published: 21Aug2017

Women who experience hypertension during pregnancy face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life, according to a new study.

UK10K genome project examines rare variants, disease

Published: 15Sep2015

The largest population genome sequencing effort to date is published today in Nature. Based on data collected by the UK10K project, the study was designed to explore the contribution of rare...

Treatment for dry eye disease based on McGill research

Published: 3Dec2015

The discovery that tavilermide  induces the production of mucin, a crucial lubricant in tears, offers hope of relief to people who suffer from chronic dry eye disease. The invention and the...