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Researcher: Weber, HC (Associate Professor Heinrich Weber)

Fields of Research

Respiratory diseases
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Health promotion
Rural clinical health
Medical biochemistry - amino acids and metabolites
Clinical sciences
Medical virology
Rural and remote health services
Community child health
Nutrition and dietetics
Other psychology
Preventative health care
Innate immunity
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Medical bacteriology

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Health education and promotion
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Evaluation of health and support services
Overweight and obesity
Urgent and critical care, and emergency medicine
Preventive medicine
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Neonatal and child health
Rural and remote area health
Behaviour and health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A high prevalence of asthma and allergic disorders among children aged 6 to 8 in regional Tasmania; Australasian Asthma Conference 2017
An audit of pre-pregnancy maternal obesity and diabetes screening in rural regional Tasmania and its impact on pregnancy and neonatal outcomes; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer: underlying pathophysiology and new therapeutic modalities; Drugs
Clinical application of forced oscillation technique (FOT) in early detection of airway changes in smokers; Journal of Clinical Medicine
Clinical features and lung function in HIV-infected children with chronic lung disease; South African Journal of Child Health
Cochrane review update leaves big questions unanswered regarding vaping: implications for medical practitioners; The European Respiratory Journal
Diagnostic approaches in COVID-19: clinical updates; Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine
Differential airway remodeling changes were observed in patients with asthma COPD overlap compared to patients with asthma and COPD alone; American Journal of Physiology
Do children with cystic fibrosis receiving outreach care have poorer clinical outcomes than those treated at a specialist cystic fibrosis centre?; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Dysregulation of endocytic machinery and ACE2 in small airways of smokers and COPD patients can augment their susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infections; American Journal of Physiology
Electronic cigarette aerosol is cytotoxic and increases ACE2 expression on human airway epithelial cells: Implications for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19); Journal of Clinical Medicine
Emergency department childhood anaphylaxis presentations in regional/remote Australia; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Human Parechovirus Infection in Neonates and Children: An Overview; Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
mproving adherence to paediatric asthma guidelines in a regional emergency department; Australasian Asthma Conference
New therapeutic targets for the prevention of infectious acute exacerbations of COPD: role of epithelial adhesion molecules and inflammatory pathways; Clinical Science
The challenge of chronic lung disease in HIV-infected children and adolescents; International AIDS Society. Journal

Research Projects

Are newly introduced electronic smoking devices safe for smoking cessation and implications for SARS-CoV-2 infection (COVID-19); Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Establishment of a Tasmanian lung cancer registry: a north and north-west collaborative initiative.; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Exploring high occurrence of childhood asthma in North West Tasmania - an in-depth study; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Improving outcomes for babies born in North West Tasmania: a quality improvement study; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Multidisciplinary approach to antenatal care to improve the health of pregnant women and their offspring: Healthy Outcomes for the Future (HOFF) program.; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Prevalence of asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome (ACOS) in north-west Tasmanian population: understanding and translation to early therapy; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
The prevalence of asthma in 6 to 8 year old children in rural Tasmania; 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)
Antenatal Carbon Monoxide (CO) Monitoring Opt-out Referral Trial

Research Candidate Supervision