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Prof.Qutayba Hamid Dean Academic RankProfessor

Research Interests:

  • Pathogenesis of asthma and allergic inflammationCytokines and chemokines in asthma and allergic inflammation Transcription factors in asthma Airway remodeling in asthma and COPD mmunotherapy


Sept 2015 – Dean of Medicine , University of Sharjah October 2014 - Special Advisor, International Initiatives Faculty of Medicine, McGill University January 2010 - Associate Director, Recruitment and Career Development McGill University Health Centre Research Institute October 2008 - Director, Meakins-Christie Laboratories McGill University September 2005 - MUHC Strauss Chair in Respiratory Medicine McGill University Health Center January 2001- James McGill Professor of Medicine and Pathology McGill University June 1998- Professor of Medicine and Pathology McGill University (Full Professor with tenure since 1997) February 1999-2000 Director, Respiratory Axis McGill University Health Centre June 1993 - Research Director, Meakins-Christie Laboratories McGill University June 1993 - May 1998: Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology, McGill University June 1993 - April 2001: Service Director, Immunology Lab, Royal Victoria Hosp., Attending Staff, Dept. of Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital February 1996 - 2000: Associate Scientific Director, Respiratory Health- Network of Centres of Excellence (Inspiraplex), Montreal Chest Institute
London University, U.K.: - Supervised the research programme of a number of researchers including PhD and MSc students and visiting fellows - Instructor at the core courses for Ph.D. students at the University of London - Selected as a recognized teacher for the University of London, Faculty of Medicine McGill University, Montreal, Canada: - Teaching at a number of McGill graduate courses - Currently supervising 1 graduate student (Omer Qibi) and 3 postdoctoral fellows (Kevin Dessalle, Olivier Le Rouzic, Alice Panariti) - Organizer, (1996-2011) "Cytokines in Health and Disease Course" (546-607B), McGill University, January - April (3 credit graduate course)
2007-present: Member, ICRH Institute Advisory Board 2006-present: Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2002-present: Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Canada 1998-present: Member, New York Academy of Sciences 1998-present: Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science 1998-present: Fellow, Royal College of Pathologists, United Kingdom 1997-present: Member, American Thoracic Society, American Lung Association, New York 1997-present: Member, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Assoc. New York 1990-present: Member, Royal College of Physicians, London, United Kingdom
2014: Canadian Society of Clinical Investigation (CSCI) Distinguished Scientist Award, Canada 2013: Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRS) 2011: CIHR-ICRH & CTS Distinguished Lecturer in Respiratory Sciences Award, Canada 2007: Burton Zweiman Lectureship, 2007 AAAAI meeting, San Diego, CA, USA 2005: MUHC Straus Chair in Respiratory Medicine 2005: FRSQ Chercheurs-Nationaux Award 2003: CSACI Award for Research in Immunology, Vancouver, Canada 2001: James McGill Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 2001: FRSQ Senior Chercheur-Boursier Award (FRSQ) 1999: Pfizer Professorship Award 1997: FRSQ Award (Fonds de la Recherche en Sante du Quebec) 1995: FRSQ Award (Fonds de la Recherche en Sante du Quebec) 1993: Pharmacia Research Award 1988: ORS Award, London, United Kingdom 1987: ORS Award (from the Committees of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the universities of the United Kingdom). The criteria for the award were outstanding merit and research. London, United Kingdom
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