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2014 Respiratory Research News Meakins-Christie Laboratories

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Respiratory Research centre in Canada: Meakins-Christie Laboratories of the RI-MUHC and McGIll University
  • Congratulations to Qutayba Hamid for receiving the 2014 CSCI Distinguished Scientist Award from the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation. His Award Lecture will be given at the CSCI 2014 Annual Conference in Toronto this November.  (15 Jul, 2014)
  • Congratulations to Anne-Marie Lauzon on her promotion to Full Professor (19 Jun, 2014)
  • Congratulations to Simon Rousseau on his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure (19 Jun, 2014)
  • Congratulations to Fanny Tzelepis (supervisor: Maziar Divangahi) for receiving the Alpha Travel Award for the best presentation at the TB Research Day  (19 Jun, 2014)
  • Congratulations to Jeffrey Downey (supervisor: Maziar Divangahi) for the best presentation by graduate students at the Dept of Pathology (19 Jun, 2014)
  • Congratulations to the following students and fellows for their for their winning presentations at the 25th Annual Respiratoiry Research Day: MSc: Matthew Iu (sup: Carolyn Baglole); PhD: Mark Bazett (sup: Christina Haston); PDF: Kamalika Mojumdar (sup: Basil Petrof); Clin Fellow: Andreea Morogan (sup: Jean Bourbeau) (5 Jun, 2014)
  • Congratulations to Francois Coulombe and Maziar Divangahi for their recent publication in Immunity (impact factor 19.8)  (16 Apr, 2014)
  • Bill Powell received a “Proof-of-Principle-2” grant from the CIHR (Development of novel OXE receptor antagonists for asthma; Coinvestigator: Joshua Rokach, Florida Insitute of Technology, Industrial partner: Amorchem)  (1 Mar, 2014)
  • Dao Nguyen received a Pilot Grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (P. aeruginosa 15-lipoxygenase modulation of eicosanoid lipid mediators)  (1 Mar, 2014)
  • Congratulations to the following students, who received Meakins Recognition Prizes for their publications in 2013: Yeting Guo (Sup: Sabah Hussain; Am J Respir Crit Care Med.), Karim Shalaby (Sup: Jim Martin; J Immunol), and Adam Flaczyk (Sup: Slman Qureshi; J Immunol). (17 Feb, 2014)
  • Congratulations to Jim Martin on his appointment as Chair of the Department of Medicine of McGill University and Physician-in-Chief of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). Official announcement (Jan 2014)