Respiratory Health Network



Elyse Bissonnette


Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec
Pavillon Mallet, 2725 chemin Ste-Foy, Québec
G1V 4G5


Research areas: 11

Researchers: 91


The aim of the Network is to provide a provincial structure in respiratory health based on the participation of researchers in this field, in order to promote the integration of various aspects of research, namely clinical, evaluative, epidemiological and fundamental research, into projects large enough to attract researchers from different backgrounds as well as help enhance the competitiveness of Québec researchers.

Research area Principal investigator

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cardiovascular (CV) morbidity factors

Asthma and obesity

Tissue bank

Bioaerosols and respiratory health

Cystic fibrosis


Respiratory infections and emerging viruses

  • Guy Boivin, Université Laval / Centre hospitalier de l'Université Laval

Mechanical ventilation interactions / patients in Québec

Biomedical telematics laboratory

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

  • Jean Bourbeau, McGill University / McGill University Health Centre - Montreal Chest Hospital

Genomics platform

*The mission comes from the network's website.