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Researcher: Cochrane, JA (Mrs Jennifer Cochrane)

Fields of Research

Foetal development and medicine
Primary health care
Respiratory diseases
Rheumatology and arthritis
Medical biochemistry - carbohydrates
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Preventative health care

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Neonatal and child health
Other health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Behaviour and health
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Preventive medicine
Health related to ageing

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A differing pattern of association between dietary fish and allergen-specific subgroups of atopy; Allergy
A prospective association between cocoon use in infancy and childhood asthma; Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
A prospective study of the association between home gas appliance use during infancy and subsequent dust mite sensitization and lung function in childhood; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Adiposity Gain During Childhood, ACE I/D Polymorphisms and Metabolic Outcomes; Obesity
An association between plastic mattress covers and sheepskin underbedding use in infancy and house dust mite sensitization in childhood: a prospective study; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
APOE Genotype and Cardio-Respiratory Fitness Interact to Determine Adiposity in 8-Year-Old Children from the Tasmanian Infant Health Survey; PL o S One
Association between use of a quilt and sudden infant death syndrome: case-control study; British Medical Journal
Association of change in daily step count over five years with insulin sensitivity and adiposity: population based cohort study; BMJ (Online)
Correlates of the prone infant sleeping position by period of birth; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Effect of birth parameters on retinal vascular caliber: the twins eye study in Tasmania; Hypertension
Feather bedding and house dust mite sensitization and airway disease in childhood; Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Higher maternal dietary protein intake in late pregnancy is associated with a lower infant ponderal index at birth; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Infant anthropometry, early life infection, and subsequent risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus: a prospective birth cohort study; Pediatric Diabetes
Infant feeding and childhood atopy: does early introduction of non-milk fluids matter?; Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Infant sleeping environment and asthma at 7 years: a prospective cohort study; American Journal of Public Health
Maternal Alcohol Intake and Offspring Pulse Wave Velocity; Neonatology
Maternal and infant factors associated with neonatal adiposity: Results from the Tasmanian Infant Health Survey (TIHS); International Journal of Obesity
Maternal antenatal peanut consumption and peanut and rye sensitization in the offspring at adolescence ; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Objectively measured daily steps and subsequent long term all-cause mortality: The Tasped Prospective Cohort Study; PLoS One
Objectively Measured Physical Activity and the Subsequent Risk of Incident Dysglycemia: The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab); Diabetes Care
Parental Smoking and Infant Respiratory Infection: How Important Is Not Smoking in the Same Room With the Baby?; American Journal of Public Health
Population trends in sudden infant death syndrome; Seminars in Perinatology
Practical Considerations When Using Pedometers to Assess Physical Activity in Population Studies: Lessons From the Burnie Take Heart Study; Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
Short-term morbidity and infant mortality among infants who slept supine at 1 month of age - a follow-up report; Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
Synthetic Bedding and Wheeze in Childhood; Epidemiology
The association between maternal diet during pregnancy and bone mass of the children at age 16; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
The Association Between Maternal Smoking in Pregnancy, Other Early Life Characteristics and Childhood Vision: The Twins Eye Study in Tasmania; Ophthalmic Epidemiology
The Bedding Environment, Sleep Position, and Frequent Wheeze in Childhood; Pediatrics
The contribution of changes in the prevalence of prone sleeping position to the decline in SIDS in Tasmania; J A M A: The Journal of The American Medical Association
The effect of known cardiovascular risk factors on carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity in school-aged children: a population based twin study; Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
The effect of maternal prenatal smoking and alcohol consumption on the placenta-to-birth weight ratio; Placenta
The influence of sun exposure in childhood and adolescence on atopic disease at adolescence; Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
The interaction between early life upper respiratory tract infection and birth during the pollen season on rye-sensitized hay fever and ryegrass sensitization - a birth cohort study; Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
The inverse relationship between number of steps per day and obesity in a population-based sample - the AusDiab study; International Journal of Obesity
The relation between infant indoor environment and subsequent asthma; Epidemiology
The Tasmanian SIDS Case Control Study. Univariable and Multivariable Risk Factor Analysis; Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
The use of mutually exclusive categories for atopic sensitization: A contrasting effect for family size on house dust mite sensitization compared with ryegrass sensitization; Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Use of duvets and SIDS; Archives of Diseases in Children

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision