Welcome to the Meakins-Christie Laboratories

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

5 CIHR Project Grants Awarded!

Congratulations to Dao Nguyen, Irah King, Nicole Ezer, Andrea Benedetti and Dennis Jensen on their CIHR Project Grants!

CDTRP Research Innovation Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Tania Janaudis-Ferreira on successfully receiving a grant from the 2021 CDTRP Research Innovation Grant Competition.

Spring 2021 Student Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of FRQS and CIHR studentship and fellowship awards! We wish you much success!

Our Microbiome Is Key

Dr. Irah King describes the role our microbiome plays in our overall health on the MUHC Foundation’s Health Matters.


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Upcoming Events

Shao Tao – October 4, 2021

Shao Tao, Grad PhD student in the lab of Dr. Bruce Mazer, will present on October 4, 2021 @ 9 am, a Work-in-Progress Seminar.

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