Skip to content

2013 Respiratory Research News Meakins-Christie Laboratories

  • News
Respiratory Research centre in Canada: Meakins-Christie Laboratories of the RI-MUHC and McGIll University
  • Raquel Farias (supervisor Simon Rousseau) has won 1st place for her presentation at the Congrès Québécois en Santé Respiratoire.  (19 Nov, 2013)
  • Congratulations to Qutayba Hamid on his reappontment as Director of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories for a second 5-year term  (5 Nov, 2013)
  • Congratulations to Anne-Marie Lauzon on her appointment as Director of the Division of Experimental Medicine  (5 Nov, 2013)
  • Francois Coulombe (supervisor Maziar Divangahi) has been awarded RI MUHC Studentship.
    (29 Aug, 2013)
  • Lisa Honeyman (supervisor Christina Haston) has been awarded a Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship by the CIHR.      (14 Aug, 2013) 
  • Amit Kunwar (supervisor Christina Haston) has been awarded a Richard and Edith Strauss Postdoctoral Fellowship in Respiratory Medicine.      (14 Aug, 2013) 
  • Congratulations to Qutayba Hamid on his election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
    (7 Aug, 2013) 
  • We are pleased to announce that the 2013-2014 Severe Asthma GlaxoSmithKline Fellowship has been awarded to Kévin Dessalle (sup. Qutayba Hamid & Mara Ludwig).
    (9 July, 2013)
  • Congratulations to Bruce Mazer whose CIHR application (GET-FACTS: Genetics, Environment and Therapies: Food Allergy Clinical Tolerance Studies) was ranked first by the review committee for Programmatic Grants in Food and Health.
    (27 June, 2013)
  • Congratulations to Joshua Gillard (sup M Divangahi) for winning 2nd place for his presentation at the McGill TB research day.
    (21 June, 2013)
  • Congratulations to MCL faculty on their success with CIHR applications (March 1 competition): – Maziar Divangahi (Therapeutic implications of macrophage apoptosis in TB) was rated 2nd by the Respiratory Committee. – Christina Haston was ranked 4th (20 June, 2013)
  • Congratulations for the winning presentations at the Respiratory Axis Research Day (supervisors in brackets):
    MSc Students: Ilan Azuelos (Petrof) & Adam Flaczyk (Qureshi)
    PhD students:  François Coulombe (Divangahi)
    Post Doctoral Fellows: Christian Giordano (Petrof) & Fanny Tzelepis (Divangahi)
    Clinical Fellows:  Chris Walsh (Martin)
    (20 June, 2013)
  • Congratulations to Jim Martin for receiving a 3-year grant from Cystic Fibrosis Canada. (11 Mar, 2013)
  • Congratulations to the following students, who received Meakins Recognition Prizes for their publications in 2012: Amir Massoud (Sup: Bruce Mazer; JACI), Trevor Beaudoin (Sup: Simon Rousseau; J Infect DisKarim Shalaby (Sup: Jim Martin; J Immunol), and Alexandra Paun (Sup: Christina Haston; Radiother Oncol). (20 Feb, 2013)
  • Russ Hepple (Mechanisms of motor unit protection by exercise training in aging muscle) and Jim Martin (Novel roles for cysteinyl leukotrienes in oxidant induced airway injury from chlorine; ranked 2nd in Resp Committee; co-investigator Bill Powell) both received operating grants from the CIHR. (31 Jan, 2013)