Dr. Laurent Brochard's lab is located in the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Research of St. Michael's Hospital. Our research interests include: acute respiratory failure, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, mechanical ventilation, including noninvasive ventilation, patient-ventilator interaction, extubation and weaning from mechanical ventilation. Dr. Brochard's research approaches include simulation, experimental and engineering collaboration, applied physiology at the bedside and clinical trials.