Dr. Larry C. Lands, MD, PhD

Dr. Larry C. Lands, Professor of Pediatrics at McGill University, is Director of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine and Director of the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at the Montreal Children’s Hospital-McGill University Health Centre. He is an active consultant within the Quebec Lung Transplant Program at Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal. He has played leadership roles in both the American and Canadian Thoracic Societies and Cystic Fibrosis Canada.


Dr. Lands’ expertise is in translational research related to inflammation, nutrition, and functional ability in both children and adults. He is internationally recognized for his work related to modulation of inflammation and exercise limitation in cystic fibrosis. His research program involves both fundamental and clinical studies in both children and adult aimed at bolstering immune defenses and functional ability in chronic muco-obstructive lung diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, primary ciliary dyskinesia, and asthma.


Dr. Lands received his M.D. from McGill University and his Ph.D. from McMaster University. He completed his residency and fellowship in pediatric pulmonology at the Montreal Children’s Hospital-McGill University Health Centre and has been on faculty since 1992.