Qutayba HamidMD, PhD, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Canada), FRC Path, FRS
Dr. Qutayba Hamid is currently a Professor of Medicine at McGill University, Director of the Meakins Christie Laboratories, and an Associate Director at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center. He holds the prestigious James McGill Chair and clinical Strauss Chair in Respiratory Medicine and was recently elected to be a fellow of the Royal Society.
Dr. Hamid received his MD from Mosul University, Iraq, and his Ph.D. from the University of London, UK. He has been a professor at McGill University and the Meakins-Christie Laboratories since 1993. In 2004, Dr. Hamid was part of a research team whose landmark study identified a new therapeutic target in controlling asthma, and to date, he has published over 450 scientific articles in prominent international journals and has contributed more than 150 chapters and review articles.