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Researcher: Zosky, GR (Professor Graeme Zosky)

Fields of Research

Respiratory diseases
Health and community services
Comparative physiology
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Endocrinology
Ecosystem function
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Medical bacteriology
Pollution and contamination
Environmental epidemiology
Central nervous system
Cancer genetics
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Foetal development and medicine
Systems physiology
Atmospheric aerosols
Health economics
Major global burdens of disease
Preventative health care
Animal immunology
Medical biotechnology
Toxicology (incl. clinical toxicology)
Community child health
Rural clinical health
Paediatrics
Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Animal physiology - biophysics
Health services and systems
Chemical oceanography
Epigenetics (incl. genome methylation and epigenomics)
Health psychology
Isotope geochemistry
Cancer cell biology
Cellular immunology
Innate immunity
Basic pharmacology
Medical biochemistry - amino acids and metabolites
Motor control
Autonomic nervous system

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander determinants of health
Neonatal and child health
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Health education and promotion
Evaluation of health outcomes
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Health protection and disaster response
Occupational health
Overweight and obesity
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Mental health
Air quality
Nutrition

Career Best Publications

Early life arsenic exposure and acute and long-term responses to influenza A infection in mice; Environmental Health Perspectives
In utero exposure to arsenic alters lung development and genes related to immune and mucociliary function in mice; Environmental Health Perspectives
Linking lung function and inflammatory responses in ventilator-induced lung injury; American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Ovalbumin-sensitized mice are good models for airway hyperresponsiveness but not acute physiological responses to allergen inhalation; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Protective mechanical ventilation does not exacerbate lung function impairment or lung inflammation following influenza A infection; Journal of Applied Physiology
Reversal of airway hyperresponsiveness by induction of airway mucosal CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells; The Journal of Experimental Medicine
The bimodal quasi-static and dynamic elastance of the murine lung; Journal of Applied Physiology
Vitamin D deficiency causes deficits in lung function and alters lung structure; American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Research Publications

Bacillus licheniformis in geogenic dust induces inflammation in respiratory epithelium; Environmental Research
In utero cigarette smoke exposure impairs somatic and lung growth in BALB/c mice; The European Respiratory Journal
In vitro assessment of the toxicity of bushfire emissions: A review; Science of The Total Environment
A cost-effective technique for generating preservable biomass smoke extract and measuring its effect on cell receptor expression in human bronchial epithelial cells; Biology Methods and Protocols
A cross-sectional survey of environmental health in remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia; International Journal of Environmental Health Research
A method for measuring the ECG and ventilation rate in bats; Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia
A Mouse Model of Asthma; Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2014 Annual Scientific Meetings
A pathogenic role for the integrin CD103 in experimental allergic airways disease; Physiological Reports
Absence of airway tone in BALB/c mice; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2008
Absence of cholinergic airway tone in normal BALB/c mice; Respiration Physiology and Neurobiology
Accelerated antigen sampling and transport by airway mucosal dendritic cells following inhalation of a bacterial stimulus; Journal of Immunology
Accumulation mode particles and LPS exposure induce TLR-4 dependent and independent inflammatory responses in the lung; Respiratory Research
Acute diesel exhaust particle exposure increases viral titre and inflammation associated with existing influenza infection, but does not exacerbate deficits in lung function; Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
Acute Diesel Exhaust Particle Exposure Increases Viral Titre Associated With Influenza But Does Not Exacerbate Inflammation Or Deficits In Baseline Lung Function; American Thoracic Society 2011 International Conference
Acute diesel exhaust particle exposure increases viral titre associated with influenza but does not exacerbate inflammation or deficits in lung function; TSANZ ASM 2011
Acute exposure to diesel exhaust particles elicits dose-dependent pulmonary inflammatory and impairment of lung function in naive BALB/C mice; TSANZ ASM 2011
Acute Influenza A infection induces bronchial hyper-responsiveness in mice; Respiration Physiology and Neurobiology
Adverse effects of prenatal exposure to residential dust on post-natal brain development; Environmental Research
Aging of the normal lung; Comparative Biology of the Normal Lung
Airway hyperresponsiveness in mouse models of asthma is associated with activated T cells in the airways; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2008
Airway hyperresponsiveness is associated with activated CD4+ T cells in the airways; American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Allergic airways disease develops after an increase in allergen capture and processing in the airway mucosa; Journal of Immunology
Animal models of asthma; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Are mice good physiological models of asthma; TSANZ 2006 Annual Scientific Meeting
Arsenic exposure via drinking water adversely affects lung health; TSANZ/ANZSRS (NZ) 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting
Arsenic Is A Developmental Toxicant To The Lung; American Thoracic Society 2012 International Conference
Assessment of airway response distribution and paradoxical airway dilation in mice during methacholine challenge; Journal of Applied Physiology
Both sex and type of virus influence lung inflammatory responses in BALB/C mice; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2009
Cardiac autonomic innervation of the western pygmy possum (Cercatetus concinnus) and golden bandicoot (Isoodon auratus); Journal of Comparative Physiology Part B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology
Characterisation of allergen induced airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) in a murine model of allergic sensitisation; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2004
Characterizing the respiratory inflammatory response to geogenic dusts; TSANZ/ANZSRS (NZ) 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting
Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis: an Australian perspective; Medical Journal of Australia
Cohort Profile: The Hazelwood Health Study Latrobe Early Life Follow-Up (ELF) Study; International Journal of Epidemiology
Cow dung biomass smoke exposure increases adherence of respiratory pathogen nontypeable Haemophilus infuenzae to human bronchial epithelial cells; Exposure and Health
Deep inspiration prior to bronchoconstrictor challenge has beneficial and detrimental effects on lung mechanics in mice; TSANZ ASM 2011
Diet-induced vitamin D deficiency has no effect on acute post-stroke outcomes in young male mice; Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism
Disassembly of epithelial tight junctions in well-differentiated air-liquid interface (ALI) cultures following human rhinovirus infection results in airway epithelial permeability changes; TSANZ ASM Gold Coast 2015
Dose but not sex determines inflammatory responses to acute diesel exhaust particle exposure in mice; The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2010
Down Under in the Coal Mines; American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Downregulation of IgE antibody and allergic responses in the lung by epidermal biolistic microparticle delivery; The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Early life arsenic exposure and acute and long-term responses to influenza A infection in mice; Environmental Health Perspectives
Early Life Exposure To Arsenic And Influenza Has Additive Effects On Lung Function Impairment; American Thoracic Society 2010 International Conference
Early life exposure to arsenic and influenza has additive effects on lung impairment; The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2010
Early life exposure to coal mine fire smoke emissions and altered lung function in young children; Respirology
Effect of human rhinovirus infection on airway epithelium tight junction protein disassembly and transepithelial permeability; Experimental Lung Research
Effect Of In Utero Exposure To Ceiling Particles On Post-Natal Lung Function And Immune Cell Populations; C105. Disorders of respiratory physiology and sleep in children
Effect of In Utero Exposure to Ceiling Particles on Post-Natal Lung Function and Immune Cell Populations; Respirology
Effect Of In Utero Exposure To Ceiling Particles on the Early Post-Natal Immune Cell Populations; Respirology
Effects of human rhinovirus on epithelial barrier integrity and function in children with asthma; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Emergency department presentations of febrile children to an Australian public hospital; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Emerging Early Life Environmental Exposures and Lung Development; Journal of Environmental Immunology and Toxicology
Emerging issues in the Pacific Basin; Reviews on Environmental Health
Environmental health challenges in remote Aboriginal Australian communities: clean air, clean water and safe housing; Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin
Exacerbation Of A Respiratory Viral Infection By Low Doses Of Geogenic Dust; B106 Occupational and Environmental Determinants of Lung Function
Exacerbation of influenza infection by low doses of geogenic dust; The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2013
Exposure to air pollution during the first 1000 days of life and subsequent health service and medication usage in children; Environmental Pollution
Exposure to iron laden geogenic dust exacerbates the response to influenza infection; Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2014 Annual Scientific Meetings
Factors influencing the assessment of lung function in mice with influenza-induced lung disease; Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
Female mice exposed to influenza A have greater inflammation and lung responsiveness compared to male mice; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2009
Genotypically defined β-lactamase-negative ampicillin-resistant isolates of non-typable Haemophilus influenzae are associated with increased invasion of bronchial epithelial cells in vitro; Journal of Medical Microbiology
Geogenic PM10 exposure exacerbates responses to influenza infection; Science of the Total Environment
High resolution propagation-based imaging system for in vivo dynamic computed tomography of lungs in small animals; Physics in Medicine and Biology
High tidal volume ventilation in infant mice; Respiration Physiology and Neurobiology
House dust mite induced lung inflammation does not alter circulating vitamin D levels; PLoS One
Hyperresponsiveness to inhaled but not intravenous methacholine during acute respiratory syncytial virus infection in mice; Respiratory Research
Identification of genes differentially regulated by vitamin D deficiency that alter lung pathophysiology and inflammation in allergic airways disease; American Journal of Physiology
Identification of vitamin D sensitive pathways during lung development; Respiratory Research
Identifying The Key Drivers Of The Lung Response To Inhaled Geogenic Dusts; The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2013
Identifying The Key Drivers Of The Lung Response To Inhaled Geogenic Dusts; The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2013
Identifying The Key Drivers Of The Lung Response To Inhaled Geogenic Dusts; D17 Impact of Diesel and Other Particles Mini Symposium
Imaging lung tissue oscillations using high-speed X-ray velocimetry; Journal of Synchrotron Radiation
Impact of Age of Infection and Sex on the Physiological Consequences of Influenza A Infection; American Thoracic Society 2009 International Conference
Impact of supplemental oxygen in mechanically ventilated adult and infant mice; Respiration Physiology and Neurobiology
In utero arsenic exposure via drinking water alters genes related to lung growth and mucociliary function; TSANZ 2011 Annual Scientific Meetings
In utero cigarette smoke exposure results in impaired growth and impaired lung function in neonatal BALB/C mice; The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2010
In utero exposure to arsenic alters lung development and genes related to immune and mucociliary function in mice; Environmental Health Perspectives
In Utero Exposure to Arsenic Via Drinking Water Alters Post−Natal Lung Function; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2009
In Utero Exposure to Arsenic Via Drinking Water Alters Post−Natal Lung Function; merican Thoracic Society 2009 International Conference
In utero exposure to diesel exhaust particles, but not silica, alters post-natal immune development and function; Chemosphere
In utero exposure to low dose arsenic via drinking water impairs early life lung mechanics in mice; BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology
In utero vitamin D deficiency alters the expression of MMPs in foetal lung; Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2015 Annual Scientific Meetings
Independent and combined effects of airway remodelling and allergy on airway responsiveness; Clinical Science
Independent effects of airway smooth muscle remodelling and allergic inflammation on airway responsiveness; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2015
Independent Effects Of Airway Smooth Muscle Remodelling And Allergic Inflammation On Airway Responsiveness; American Thoracic Society 2015 International Conference
Influenza infection facilitates allergen-specific responses in pre-sensitized mice; TSANZ ASM Gold Coast 2015
Inorganic particulate matter modulates non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae growth: a link between chronic bacterial infection and geogenic particles; Environmental Geochemistry and Health
Interaction between regional lung volumes and ventilator induced lung injury in the normal and endotoxaemic lung; American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Intrinsic Differences Of Epithelial Tight Junctions In Asthmatic Airway Epithelium And Barrier Compromisation Following Human Rhinoviral Insult; American Thoracic Society 2015 International Conference
Iron Oxide Particles Alter Bacterial Uptake and the LPS-Induced Inflammatory Response in Macrophages; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Lack of long-term effects of respiratory syncytial virus infection on airway function in mice; Respiration Physiology and Neurobiology
Linking lung function and inflammatory responses in ventilator-induced lung injury; American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Local Lung Function And Airway Size Response During Methacholine Challenge And Salbutamol Treatment Measured Using High-Resolution Dynamic CT And Functional Lung Imaging; Lung Imaging: State of play on structure and function
Long-term impacts of prenatal and infant exposure to fine particulate matter on wheezing and asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Environmental Epidemiology
Lung development; Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences
Lung volume recruitment maneuvers and respiratory system mechanics in mechanically ventilated mice; Respiration Physiology and Neurobiology
Maternal exposure to particulate matter alters early post-natal lung function and immune cell development; Environmental Research
Maternal vitamin D deficiency alters fetal brain development in the BALB/c mouse; Behavioural Brain Research: An International Journal
Maternal Vitamin D Deficiency Does Not Cause Airway Hyperresponsiveness And Increased Airway Smooth Muscle In Young Mice; Chronic Lung Diesease Throughout Life: From priming in utuero to the aging lung
Maternal vitamin D deficiency is associated with impaired lung function and asthma in children; Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2014 Annual Scientific Meetings
Measuring severe lung disease in mice - a cautionary tale; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2008
Mouse models of asthma: what physiological evidence are they based on?; Allergy and Clinical Immunology International
Neonatal antigen and viral exposure alters airway and parenchymal responsiveness in adult mice; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2008
No association between pyrite content and lung cell responses to coal particles; Scientific Reports
No role for neutrophil elastase in influenza-induced cellular recruitment, cytokine production or airway hyperresponsiveness in mice; Respiration Physiology and Neurobiology
No role for neutrophil serine proteases in influenza-induced hyperresponsiveness; The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2010
Novel Analysis of 4DCT Imaging Quantifies Progressive Increases in Anatomic Dead Space During Mechanical Ventilation in Mice; Journal of Applied Physiology
Optical coherence tomographybased contactindentation for diaphragm mechanics in a mouse model of transforming growth factor alpha induced lung disease; Scientific Reports
Ovalbumin-sensitized mice are good models for airway hyperresponsiveness but not acute physiological responses to allergen inhalation; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Paracoxib alleviates ventilator-induced lung injury through functional modulation of lung-recruited CD11bloLy6Chi monocytes; Shock
Parental knowledge, beliefs and management of childhood fever in Australia: a nationwide survey; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Persistence of airway hyperresponsiveness in mice infected with influenza as infants; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2008
Persistent and compartmentalised disruption of dendritic cell subpopulations in the lung following Influenza A Virus infection; PLoS One
Physiological and immunological responses to allergen in three strains of mouse; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2007
Physiological and immunological responses to allergen in three strains of mouse; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2007
Physiological and inflammatory responses in an anthropomorphically relevant model of acute diesel exhaust particle exposure are sex and dose-dependent; Inhalation Toxicology
Plethysmographic estimation of thoracic gas volume in apneic mice; Journal of Applied Physiology
Pregnancy protects against the pro-inflammatory respiratory responses induced by particulate matter exposure; Chemosphere
Protective mechanical ventilation does not exacerbate lung function impairment or lung inflammation following influenza A infection; Journal of Applied Physiology
Quantification of heterogeneity in lung disease with image-based pulmonary function testing; Scientific Reports
Quantification of muco-obstructive lung disease variability in mice via laboratory X-ray velocimetry; Scientific Reports
Renin-angiotensin-system, a potential pharmacological candidate, in acute respiratory distress syndrome during mechanical ventilation; Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Reply: Seasonality and total 25-hydroxyviatmin D levels as sources of potential misclassification of vitamin D deficiency; Annals of the American Thoracic Society
Respiratory and atopic conditions in children two to four years after the 2014 Hazelwood coalmine fire; Medical Journal of Australia
Respiratory surveillance for coal mine dust and artificial stone exposed workers in Australia and New Zealand: a position statement from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand; Respirology
Reversal of airway hyperresponsiveness by induction of airway mucosal CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells; The Journal of Experimental Medicine
Reversible control by vitamin D of granulocytes and bacteria in the lungs of mice: an ovalbumin-induced model of allergic airway disease; PLoS One
Review of medical assessments R156 and R348: Health effects of sediments and visible particles present in albumin preparations
Rhinovirus exacerbates house-dust-mite induced lung disease in adult mice; PLoS One
Roof cavity dust as an exposure proxy for extreme air pollution events; Chemosphere
RTA in a COVID-19 Environment
Self-Reported Geogenic Dust Exposure Is Associated With Increased Severity Of Infectious Diseases In Aboriginal Children; Respirology
Sensitizing and Th2 adjuvant activity of cysteine protease allergens; International Archives of Allergy and Immunology
Sexual dimorphism in lung function responses to acute influenza A infection; Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
Stepwise Changes In Lung Function And Growth With Age In Mice; American Thoracic Society 2011 International Conference
Suppression of the asthmatic phenotype by ultraviolet B-induced, antigen-specific regulatory cells; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
The bimodal quasi-static and dynamic elastance of the murine lung; Journal of Applied Physiology
The cardiac innervation of a marsupial heterotherm, the fat-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis crassicaudata); Journal of Comparative Physiology. B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology
The concentration of iron in real-world geogenic PM10 is associated with increased inflammation and deficits in lung function in mice; PLoS One
The contribution of geogenic particulate matter to lung disease in indigenous children; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
The Effects of In Utero Vitamin D Deficiency on Airway Smooth Muscle Mass and Lung Function; American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
The Impact of Sex and 25(OH)D Deficiency on Metabolic Function in Mice; Nutrients
The Impacts of Iron Laden Particulate Matter on NTHi Growth; Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2017
The importance of research: towards improved outcomes for asthmatics; Asthma Foundation of W.A. Research Awards Keynote Presentation (2013)
The independent effects of vitamin D deficiency and house dust mite exposure on lung function are sex-specific; Scientific Reports
The inflammatory effect of iron oxide and silica particles on lung epithelial cells; Lung
The link between regional tidal stretch and lung injury during mechanical ventilation; American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
The mechanism of deep inspiration-induced bronchoprotection: evidence from a mouse model; The European Respiratory Journal
The parasympathetic nervous system and its influence on heart rate in torpid western pygmy possums, Cercatetus concinnus (Marsupialia: Burramyidae); Zoology: Analysis of Complex Systems
The parasympathetic nervous system: its role during torpor in the fat-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis crassicaudata); Journal of Comparative Physiology. B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology
The pattern of methacholine responsiveness in mice is dependent on antigen challenge dose; Respiratory Research
The pro-inflammatory effects of particulate matter on epithelial cells are associated with elemental composition; Chemosphere
The proteomic response is linked to regional lung volumes in ventilator-induced lung injury; Journal of Applied Physiology
The respiratory health effects of geogenic (earth derived) PM10
There is no ‘safe’ level of air pollution: Implications for Australian policy
Tracheal smooth muscle responses in a murine model of respiratory syncytial virus; TSANZ 2005 Annual Scientific Meeting
Transforming growth factor alpha increases extracellular matrix within a transgenic mouse model of airway disease; TSANZ ASM Gold Coast 2015
Urban-associated diseases: candidate diseases, environmental risk factors, and a path forward; Environment International
UV inhibits allergic airways disease in mice by reducing effector CD4 T cells; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Variability and consistency in lung inflammatory responses to particles with a geogenic origin; Respirology
Visualisation of multiple tight junctional complexes in human airway epithelial cells; Biological Procedures Online
Vitamin D both facilitates and attenuates the cellular response to lipopolysaccharide; Scientific Reports
Vitamin D Deficiency Alters Lung Function But Does Not Have An Effect On Airway Smooth Muscle Mass; American Thoracic Society 2012 International Conference
Vitamin D deficiency and the lung: disease initiator or disease modifier?; Nutrients
Vitamin D deficiency at 16 to 20 weeks' gestation is associated with impaired lung function and asthma at 6 years of age; Annals of the American Thoracic Society
Vitamin D deficiency causes airway hyperresponsiveness, increases airway smooth muscle mass, and reduces TGF-b expression in the lungs of female BALB/c mice; Physiological Reports
Vitamin D deficiency causes deficits in lung function and alters lung structure; American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Vitamin D deficiency causes deficits in lung function and alters lung structure; TSANZ 2011 Annual Scientific Meetings
Vitamin D deficiency causes deficits in lung function but does not alter airway smooth muscle mass; TSANZ/ANZSRS (NZ) 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting
Vitamin D Deficiency Has Protective Effects In A Mouse Model Of Chronic House Dust Mite Exposure; B34 Airway Hyperresponsiveness: Underlying Mechanisms and Clinical Implications
Vitamin D deficiency in BALB/c mouse pregnancy increases placental transfer of glucocorticoids; Endocrinology
Vitamin D deficiency protects against the effects of chronic house dust mite exposure; The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting 2013
Vitamin D in fetal development: findings from a birth cohort study; Pediatrics
Vitamin D3 supplementation reduces subsequent brain injury and inflammation associated with ischemic stroke; Neuromolecular Medicine
Whole life arsenic exposure via drinking water results in impaired lung function and airway hyperresponsiveness; TSANZ 2011 Annual Scientific Meetings
Work-related asthma: a position paper from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the National Asthma Council Australia; Respirology

Research Projects

4D FUNCTIONAL DIAGNOSIS: A NEW FRONTIER IN LUNG HEALTH FOR CHILDREN; Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)
Biological and pathologic effects of mechanical ventilation on the cardiovascular system; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Energy transitions, air pollution and health in Australia - Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Finding the right ventilator settings in patients with respiratory failure; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Hazelwood coal mine fire emissions: Are there risks for infant brain development?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Identification of novel biomarkers of pollution exposure in adults; Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
In utero exposure to bushfire smoke and post-natal health; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Investigating the burden of childhood fever on Tasmanian families and the Royal Hobart Hospitals Emergency Department.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Iron laden particulate matter enhances bacterial growth in the lung; Australian Respiratory Council (AusRespC)
Preclinical Development of Neuropeptide Y for the Treatment of Motor Neuron Disease; FightMND (FMND)
Regional mechanisms of ventilator induced lung injury: insights from dynamic lung imaging; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The impact of iron oxide particles on lung health; Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand (TSANZ)
The impact of iron oxide particles on respiratory health; Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
The link between regional lung stretch and distal organ injury in response to mechanical ventilation; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The physicochemical properties of coal dust and the risk of Black Lung; Australian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP)
The role of particle size in the pathogenesis of engineered stone-associated accelerated silicosis; Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)
The role of the placenta in determining the post-natal effects of in utero exposure to bushfire smoke; Australian Respiratory Council (AusRespC)
The UTAS Smoke Lab: A request for CAR to fund essential equipment for an Australian facility for inter-disciplinary air quality research; Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
Understanding why mechanical ventilation contributes to mortality in critically ill patients.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Vitamin D, lung growth and chronic lung disease; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
What is the economic impact of allergic respiratory disease in Tasmania?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Why are dusts from stone benchtops killing young workers in the building industry?; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Adequacy of Risk Modelling in the Assessment of Particulate Matter in Parenteral Product Formulations
Advice to the AAD (PMU) re RTA in a COVID19 Environment
Anti-inflammatory efficacy of Marinovas Fucoidan & interactions with microbiota
Artificial stone associated silicosis
Childhood lung disease
Supporting respiratory research
Airway smooth muscle and asthma
Does abnormal epithelial function facilitate aero-allergen sensitization
Early life arsenic exposure alters lung development and inflammatory responses to virus and cigarette smoke
From the synchrotron to the clinic: translation of a novel functional imaging technology

Research Candidate Supervision