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.

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McGill Medstar Award for Trainees

Congratulations to Dr. Motahareh Vameghestahbanati, PhD with Dr. Benjamin Smith, for her McGill MedStar Award for Trainees!

Efficacy of steroids on COVID-19

Dr. Nicole Ezer’s CONTAIN study on the effectiveness of corticoteroids to help respiratory symptoms of COVID-19 are out.

Launch of the McGill Antimicrobial Centre!

Dr. Dao Nguyen is the Director of the newly launched McGill Antimicrobial Centre. Its goal is to address AMR challenges through research and education.

CTS 2021 Honorary Lecture Award

Dr. Martin received the CTS 2021 Honorary Lecture Award in recognition of his contributions to respiratory medicine.

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