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Researcher: Dharmage, SC (Professor Shyamali Dharmage)

Fields of Research

Respiratory diseases
Epidemiology
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Medical biochemistry - amino acids and metabolites
Endocrinology
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Clinical sciences
Family and household studies
Cellular immunology
Australian history
Mortality

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Expanding knowledge in human society
Behaviour and health
Understanding Australia's past
Health related to ageing
Preventive medicine
Women's and maternal health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Bronchial hyperresponsiveness and obesity in middle age: insights from an Australian cohort; The European Respiratory Journal
Occupational exposures to solvents and metals are associated with fixed airflow obstruction; Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health

Research Projects

Ageing lungs in European cohorts; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Breathe Well: a Centre for Research Excellence in chronic respiratory diseases and lung ageing; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Can we make breathing easier while ageing?; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Convicts and Diggers: A Demography of Life Courses, Families and Generations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Energy transitions, air pollution and health in Australia - Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Epidemiology of middle-age BHR: a prospective study from childhood to middle age; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Epidemiology of middle-age BHR: prospective study from childhood to middle-age; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Founders and Survivors: Tasmanian Lifecourses in Historical Context; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Genetic epidemiology of chronic respiratory diseases from childhood to adulthood: A prospective study of sibships; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Identification of novel biomarkers of pollution exposure in adults; Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
Risk factors for BHR in middle age: a prospective study from childhood to middle age among northern Tasmanians; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Risk Factors for Chronic Respiratory Diseases in Middle Age: 35 Year Follow-Up of the Tasmanian Asthma Study; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Risk Factors for Chronic Respiratory Diseases in Middle Age: 36 Year Follow-up of the Tasmanian Asthma Study; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Stage 1: 35 year follow up of the Tasmanian Asthma Study: A Unique Collaborative Opportunity; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The epidemiology of middle-age lung health: a Tasmanian (TAHS) prospective study from childhood to adulthood (1968 - 2010); Australian Lung Foundation (ALF)
The epidemiology of middle-age lung health: a Tasmanian (TAHS) prospective study from childhood to adulthood (1968-2010); Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
What perinatal risk factors are associated with impaired lung function in children at the age of 6 to 8 years?; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)

Research Candidate Supervision