Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network (QRHN)


Centre de recherche du CHU Sainte-Justine
3175, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal
H3T 1C5


The mission of the Network is to provide a Quebec infrastructure that allows the development of respiratory health research, support the next generation, make our researchers more competitive and facilitate collaboration, synergy and constructive partnerships at the provincial, national and international levels. The role of the RHN is to better understand the causes of respiratory diseases, facilitate the development of new therapeutic approaches and ultimately, improve the respiratory health care of the population.

Research axes
Physiological breathing disorders Jean-Paul Praud, Université de Sherbrooke / Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke
Environment/Genetics/Cancer Philippe Joubert, Université Laval / Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec
Pulmonary Infections and Pathogens Roger C Lévesque, Université Laval / Institut de biologie intégrative et des systèmes (IBIS)
Obstructive diseases and remodeling Jean-Pierre Lavoie, Université de Montréal
Biomedical telematics laboratory Éric Rousseau, Université de Sherbrooke
Biobank Simon Rousseau, McGill University / Meakins-Christie Laboratories (IR-CUSM)