Welcome to the Meakins-Christie Laboratories

Respiratory research centre in Canada: The Meakins-Christie Laboratories of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University

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

Dream Big. Breathe Easier

Launch of the Dream Big. Breath Easier. respiratory campaign that will invest in research and patient care.

Flu Vaccines and COVID-19

Dr. Maziar Divangahi on how flu vaccines can help train our body’s immunity to fight the COVID-19 virus.

Upcoming Events

WIP, Seminars and Journal Club

Our 2020-2021 activities are starting this September, including our WIP, Seminar Series, and a new Journal Club

Research at the Meakins-Christie Labs

Research Themes

Our Faculty

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