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 Anne-Marie Lauzon and Irah King who were funded in the Spring 2022 CIHR Project Grant Competition!
Nicole Ezer, MD, speaks with Elias Makos of iHeart radio on the effects of arsenic emitted by the copper smelter in Rouyn-Noranda, QC.
Results from the 2020 NSERC Competition are out. Congrats to Jun Ding and Gregory Fonseca for their awards!
Dr. Dao Nguyen speaks about the creation of the McGill Antimicrobial Centre.
The 31th Annual Respiratory Research Day featured 51 oral and poster presentations. Congrats to all our poster and oral presentation winners!
MUHC Foundation Health Matters interview with Deborah Assayag discusses Interstitial Lung Disease and the ILD clinic at the MUHC
Publication in AJRCCM by Ben Smith describes dysanapsis in the upper and lower airways and risk of airflow obstruction
Congratulations to the recipients of FRQS and CIHR studentship and fellowship awards! We wish you much success!
MUHC Foundation Health Matters interview with Benjamin Smith discusses air pollution and its impact on our lung health
Garrie Peng, Grad PhD student in the lab of Irah King, PhD, will present on October 3, 2022, at 9:00 am, part of the Meakins-Christie Work-in-Progress Seminars.
Jackie Rich, Grad PhD student in the lab of Dao Nguyen, MD, will present on October 17, 2022 at 9:00 am, a Work-in-Progress Seminar.
Our 2022-2023 activities are starting this September, including our WIP, Seminar Series, and the Journal Club