Medical Research Initiative

A healthty future for all generations

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Vital Initiative Description
In Numbers...
  • 200,000
    Square feet of space on the JGH campus is devoted to research
  • 76%
    Of the LDI’s regular researchers have had peer-reviewed funding over the last four years
  • 52
    Salary awards were received by LDI investigators, including 33 from the Fonds de la recherché en santé du Québec (FRSQ), 7 Canada Research Chairs and 5 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) awards
  • $13 Million
    Annual operating budget of the LDI, which is funded by the JGH, the JGH Foundation, McGill University, Federal indirect contributions, FRSQ and other sources
In Brief...
Fundraising Goal: $45 million
  • Establishment of the LDI/JGH Stem Cell Centre
  • Translating Research to Patient Care
  • Ahead of the Pack: The Research Excellence Fund
  • New Ideas: The Research Innovation Initiative
  • New Researchers: Attracting the stars of the future
  • Recruitment and retention of award-winning scientists
  • Staying Connected: IT infrastructure and systems 
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