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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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Spring 2022 Student Awards

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


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Upcoming Events

Garrie Peng – October 3, 2022

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 – October 17, 2022

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.

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