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Researcher: Beggs, S (Dr Sean Beggs)

Fields of Research

Medical bacteriology
Respiratory diseases
Health and community services
Paediatrics
Innate immunity
Community child health
Health promotion
Infectious diseases
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
Pharmaceutical sciences
Health services and systems
Nutritional science
Basic pharmacology
Immunology
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Mental health services
Nephrology and urology
Health informatics and information systems
Decision support and group support systems

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Neonatal and child health
Health education and promotion
Other health
Women's and maternal health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Behaviour and health
Preventive medicine
Mental health
Nutrition
Human pharmaceutical treatments
Information systems, technologies and services
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Pandoraea pnomenusa isolated from an Australian patient with cystic fibrosis; Frontiers in microbiology
A review of the management of childhood asthma in Tasmania; APSA 2011 Annual Conference
Adherence to management guidelines for childhood asthma in Australia; Australian Family Physician
Adverse drug reactions in children
Assistance for parents with unsettled infants in Central Vietnam: a qualitative investigation of health professionals' perspectives; BMC Pediatrics
Australian report on pediatric medication issues; Pediatric Drugs
Cardiac failure in children
Cochrane in context: Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 years and under; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Developmentally appropriate supported self-management for children and young people with chronic conditions: A consensus; Patient Education and Counseling
Exclusive breastfeeding and the acceptability of donor breast milk for sick, hospitalized infants in Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia: A mixed-methods study; 7th International Conference on Public health among the Greater Mekong Sub-Regional Countries
Exclusive breastfeeding and the acceptability of donor breast milk for sick, hospitalized infants in Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia: a mixed-methods study; Journal of Human Lactation
Expression of PPARγ and Paraoxonase 2 correlated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in Cystic Fibrosis; PLoS One
High peripheral blood Th17 percent associated with poor lung function in cystic fibrosis; PLoS One
High-flow nasal cannula therapy for infants with bronchiolitis (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Identification of two immune system changes that may contribute to infectious pathology in cystic fibrosis; BacPath 2013
Off-label use of medicines in paediatric inpatients at an Australian teaching Hospital; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Off-label use of medicines in paediatric inpatients at an Australian teaching hospital; National Medicines Symposium 2012
Review of the management of childhood asthma in Tasmania; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Seasonal variation in the nutritional status of children aged 6 to 60 months in a resettlement village in West Timor; Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Stopping long-acting beta2-agonists (LABA) for children with asthma well controlled on LABA and inhaled corticosteroids; The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Submission from SmokeFree Tasmania to Legislative Council Sessional Committee Government Administration A on the Tobacco Free Generation
Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 and under (review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 years and under; Paediatric respiratory reviews
Talking Point: Tobacco, food and alcohol lobbies dictate
Widespread alterations in the peripheral blood innate immune cell profile in cystic fibrosis reflect lung pathology; Immunology and Cell Biology

Research Projects

Characterisation of newly identified Pandoraea isolates from paediatric Tasmanian CF patients; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Cystic Fibrosis: Investigating the acute stage of infection by Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Do adaptive regulatory cells or activated T cells dominate in cystic fibrosis?; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Identification of a New Target for Therapy in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Infections; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Investigating the burden of childhood fever on Tasmanian families and the Royal Hobart Hospitals Emergency Department.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Non-conventional antimicrobial testing of emerging pathogens; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Prevalence and virulence of an emerging bacterial pathogen of Tasmanian cystic fibrosis patients; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Tasmanian community network of mentors and smart information technology solutions (SITS) for families affects by cystic fibrosis; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)

Research Candidate Supervision

Intrinsic Versus Disease-Mediated Defects in the Immune System of People with Cystic Fibrosis