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!
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
MUHC Foundation Health Matters podcast with Dao Nguyen discusses the challenges of antibiotic-resistant infections
This year’s oscillometry seminar series will take place virtually in 4 parts: July 20, July 27, August 3 and August 10, 2022.
On August 9 & 10, 2022, Gregory Fonseca, PhD, and Jun Ding, PhD, of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories, will be offering a two-day introductory genomics workshop.
Joint RI-MUHC Summer Student Research Day – Friday, August 12, 2022. Open to all summer students – poster and oral presentations.