genetics

A new 'atlas' of genetic influences on osteoporosis

Published: 3Jan2019

A ground-breaking new study led by researchers from the Lady Davis Institute (LDI) at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has succeeded in compiling an atlas of genetic factors associated with...

​​​​​​​Predicting the transmission of rare, genetically based diseases

Published: 7Dec2018

There are only 25 people in the whole of Quebec at the moment who have a rare recessive genetic disease called chronic atrial and intestinal dysrhythmia (CAID). It is a serious disease that affects...

Solving medical “cold cases” through genetics

Published: 6Apr2017

Researchers have identified the genetic mutation responsible for one patient's serious health problems, finally solving a medical mystery that has endured for over 30 years. Thanks to this...