Meakins-Christie Laboratories

Centre Translational Research in Respiratory Diseases (CTB)

Research Institute - MUHC

Block EM3.EM32217

1001 Decarie Blvd.

Montreal , QC H4A 3J1

Tel: 514-934-1934 Ext. 76172

Fax: 514-933-3962



Director: qutayba.hamid [at] (Dr. Basil J. Petrof )

Founded in 1972, the Meakins-Christie Laboratories is the main site for basic science research in the Respiratory Division. This multi-disciplinary institute includes researchers from two universities and several departments. The main areas of interest are asthma and respiratory failure. More information about the Meakins can be obtained on their website.


Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit (RECRU)

MUHC Research Institute

5252 de Maisonneuve West, 3rd Floor 

Montreal, QC H4A 3S9

Tel.: 514-934-1934 Ext. 32117

Contact:  susan.hill [at]

Director: richard.menzies [at] (Dr Richard Menzies)

The RECRU is a unique group of pulmonary physicians and epidemiologists with interests in the epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, tuberculosis, occupational lung disease and asthma as well as health economics.