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Biol of Disease: Environmental Toxicants
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Meakins-Christie Labs
MUHC Res Inst
Cntr Trans Biol (CTB)
Block E
Rm M3.EM32217
1001 Decarie Blvd.
Montreal QC H4A 3J1
Canada

Tel: 514-934-1934
       Ext 76172

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  Group photo - 17th Meakins Workshop Participants in the 17th Annual Meakins-Christie Workshop held at Chateau Bromont (Feb 8-9, 2015)    Program

The Meakins-Christie Laboratories are one of the premiere centers for research on respiratory diseases in the world. The overall research theme is the pathobiology of pulmonary disease with a particular focus on the role of inflammation. A multidisciplinary and collaborative approach is used to study the basic mechanisms of asthma, COPD and pulmonary fibrosis through the parallel study of human cells and tissues coupled to appropriate animal models. Research is facilitated by the availability of a variety of core facilities.  The Research Directors are an equal mix of PhD and MD scientists, ensuring the clinical orientation of research questions and increasing the likelihood that translational research will emerge from the more fundamental areas of investigation.

The Meakins-Christie Laboratories serve as an important training ground for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and Meakins-Christie alumni are found throughout the world, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australasia. There are weekly seminars, work-in-progress sessions, a journal club, and a variety of activities, as well as social functions organized by the students & fellows association (SPiRE). Various McGill courses are also given at the Meakins-Christie Laboratories, which are located on St. Urbain Street, next to the Montreal Chest Institute.

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2014 Annual Christie Lecture
Tony Eissa Tony Eissa (2014)
Baylor College of Medicine
Autophagy in lung inflammation and immunity: implications in asthma and COPD
3 November, 2014
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1st Annual Macklem Lecture
James Hogg James C Hogg

U British Columbia
COPD changing concepts. A journey starting as a PhD student with Peter Macklem
8 October, 2014
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   Recent News (All News)
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Congratulations to Bruce Mazer on his appointment as Deputy Executive Director/Deputy Chief Scientific Officer of the MUHC Research Institute and Head of Child Health Research at the Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC (announcement    (19 Mar, 2015)
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Congratulations to Fanny Tzelepis for her recent paper with Maziar Divangahi in JCI: "Annexin1 regulates DC efferocytosis and cross-presentation during Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection" (13 Jan, 2015)
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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)
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In recognitioin of the recent publication in Immunity by François Coulombe, Dr. Maziar Divangahi and colleagues, the Meakins Christie Labs has awarded François with a special prize (14 Jul, 2014)
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Congratulations to Anne-Marie Lauzon on her promotion to Full Professor (19 Jun, 2014)
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 Congratulations to Simon Rousseau on his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure (19 Jun, 2014)
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 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)
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