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
Congratulations to Dr. Stefano Nava, a Meakins-Christie alumnus who received the 2021 ERS Presidential Award.
Congratulations to Dao Nguyen, Irah King, Nicole Ezer, Andrea Benedetti and Dennis Jensen on their CIHR Project Grants!
Congratulations to Dr. Tania Janaudis-Ferreira on successfully receiving a grant from the 2021 CDTRP Research Innovation Grant Competition.
Read about the Respiratory Breathe Easier Campaign in the 2020 MUHC Foundation Annual Report
Dr. Jean Bourbeau begins a Phase III clinical trial to test a well known and affordable drug as a treatment for COVID-19.
Congratulations to Faiz Ahmad Khan who received a 2021-2022 FRQS salary award!
Congratulations to the recipients of FRQS and CIHR studentship and fellowship awards! We wish you much success!
Dr. Irah King describes the role our microbiome plays in our overall health on the MUHC Foundation’s Health Matters.
Congratulations to Jeffrey Downey, PhD student of Dr. Divangahi, recipient of the Gordon A. Maclachlan Convocation Prize.
Dr. Ajitha Thanabalasuriar of McGill University will talk on September 20, 2021 @ 9 am.
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.
Our 2021-2022 activities are starting this September, including our WIP, Seminar Series, and the Journal Club