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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.

In the News

Spring 2022 Student Awards

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

Run for a Reason 2022

Meet the MONTREAL CHEST HOSPITAL (MCI) team at the 2022 MUHC Foundation’s “Run for a Reason” charity challenge

Discovering Novel Antimicrobials

Dr. Dao Nguyen received funding from MI4 for her grant “Discovering Novel Antimicrobials from the Canadian High Arctic”


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Upcoming Events

Jichao Chen, PhD – July 4, 2022

July 4, 2022 at 9:00am. MCL Seminar Series presented by Jichao Chen, PhD. Title: Intercellular signaling and transcriptional control in the lung – following the lead of AT1 cells

Darcy Wagner, PhD – July 7, 2022

July 7, 2022 at 10:00am. MCL Seminar Series presented by Darcy Wagner, PhD. Title: Bioengineering human lungs in the lab: towards transplantable tissue

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