Making ordinary extraordinary. You have that power.
By contributing to the development of the Centre of Excellence in Infectious Diseases at the Jewish General Hospital you are powering extraordinary research to address current and future infectious diseases. And that makes a difference for us all.
The Future Centre of Excellence in Infectious Diseases
Help us reach our goal of raising $7.5 million!
More than ever, the current pandemic hammers home the urgent need to invest significantly in cutting-edge research into infectious diseases. But today, that research is underfunded.
We need your help.
Together, we can establish Quebec as a leader in this global fight.
“Infectious diseases represent the most significant challenge for medicine in the 21st century.”
New diagnostic tools. New treatments. New prevention strategies.
With a team of cutting-edge researchers helmed by renowned infectious diseases expert, Dr. Karl Weiss, the Centre of Excellence in Infectious Diseases at Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital will focus on:
- Advancing knowledge of antibiotics and vaccines
- Preventing infections
- Developing rapid diagnostics
- Mapping the molecular structure of infections
Focus on Infectious Diseases
With COVID-19 upon us, we are reminded that the last century been marked by infectious diseases and new, virulent pathogens that have endangered us all. The Jewish General Hospital’s Chief of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Karl Weiss, shares how the Hospital is at the forefront of research, testing, treatment and discovery in Quebec and around the world—now, more important than ever.
$7.5M Campaign objective to establish the Centre of Excellence in Infectious Diseases
No 1 The Jewish General Hospital manages the highest volume of infectious diseases in Canada
WHERE WILL YOUR DONATION GO?
Quite simply, we must be ready for the next wave of infectious diseases. Funds will go directly toward understanding, preventing and treating infections. More lab bench research is essential to improved clinical and epidemiological practices.Donate Now
WHY IS INVESTING IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES A PRIORITY?
Infections are a threat to us all, without exception or distinction. They are the leading cause of death worldwide. The Centre of Excellence in Infectious Diseases is a vital investment in the expertise, innovation and the cutting-edge team needed to meet this challenge head on.Donate Now
“Thank you for joining me in establishing this important centre of clinical excellence, of research, and of innovation right here in Quebec. Together, we will make ordinary extraordinary.”