The Meakins-Christie Laboratories is a leading pulmonary research centre located in Montreal (Canada) and affiliated with McGill University, one of the top ranked universities in the world. Our overall mission is to better understand the pathobiology of respiratory disorders across the lifespan. The ultimate goal of our efforts is to drive innovations in respiratory disease prevention, diagnosis, and therapy. Research is focused around five primary themes: Chronic Airways Disease, Lung Injury and Infection, Neuromuscular Dysfunction in Respiratory Diseases, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Lung Cancer. Our faculty of world-class researchers work within the Translational Research in Respiratory Diseases Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.
In the News
Launch of the Dream Big. Breath Easier. respiratory campaign that will invest in research and patient care.
The MCI and MUHC Foundations join forces to benefit respiratory health and research.
Dr. Maziar Divangahi on how flu vaccines can help train our body’s immunity to fight the COVID-19 virus.
Dr. Peter Goldberg speaks of Montreal area hospitals that are almost at their breaking point
Dr. Dick Menzies’ recent study revealed that saliva swabs are effective in detecting COVID-19.
Dr. Marc Tewfik explains olfactory training if you lose your sense of smell or taste after COVID-19
2020 SpIrE Holiday E-Card Activity and Food Drive for the Welcome Hall Mission!!!!
Dr. Gijs Ijpma (Lauzon lab) will present on intrapulmonary airway smooth muscle during the Oct 14 ATS mini-symposium
Our 2020-2021 activities are starting this September, including our WIP, Seminar Series, and a new Journal Club