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Researcher: Song, Y (Dr Yong Song)

Fields of Research

Respiratory diseases
Foetal development and medicine
Medical bacteriology
Cell development, proliferation and death
Epigenetics (incl. genome methylation and epigenomics)
Medical virology
Biological network analysis
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Signal transduction
Cancer cell biology
Central nervous system
Infectious agents
Veterinary medicine (excl. urology)
Biochemistry and cell biology
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Other health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Other animal production and animal primary products
Behaviour and health
Treatment of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

In utero LPS exposure impairs preterm diaphragm contractility; American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
A reverse vaccinology approach to swine dysentery vaccine development; Veterinary Microbiology
Adverse effects of prenatal exposure to residential dust on post-natal brain development; Environmental Research
Biological effects of preterm birth on airway development (AO161); Respirology
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of vitamin D in food allergy
Children with nut allergies have impaired gene expression of Toll-like receptors pathway; Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Clinical significance of circulating microRNAs as markers in detecting and predicting congenital heart defects in children; Journal of Translational Medicine
Cord blood IL-12 confers protection to clinical malaria in early childhood life; Scientific Reports
Development of a multiplex qPCR for detection and quantitation of pathogenic intestinal spirochaetes in the faeces of pigs and chickens; Veterinary Microbiology
Development of a serological ELISA using a recombinant protein to identify pig herds infected with Brachyspira hyodysenteriae; The Veterinary Journal
Developmental changes in diaphragm muscle function in the preterm and postnatal lamb; Pediatric Pulmonology
Developmental regulation of molecular signalling in fetal and neonatal diaphragm protein metabolism; Experimental Biology and Medicine
Dual responses of CD14 methylation to distinct environments: a role in asthma and allergy; The European Respiratory Journal
Dysfunctional gut microbiome networks in childhood IgE-mediated food allergy; International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Effect of maternal steroid on developing diaphragm integrity; PLoS One
Effects of chemical composition on the lung cell response to coal particles: Implications for coal workers' pneumoconiosis; Respirology
Environment changes genetic effects on respiratory conditions and allergic phenotypes; Scientific Reports
Gestational age at initial exposure to in utero inflammation influences the extent of diaphragm dysfunction in preterm lambs; Respirology
Gestational age at time of in utero lipopolysaccharide exposure influences the severity of inflammation-induced diaphragm weakness in lambs; American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
High positive end-expiratory pressure during high-frequency jet ventilation improves oxygenation and ventilation in preterm lambs; Pediatric Research
Identifying gene network patterns and associated cellular immune responses in children with or without nut allergy; World Allergy Organization Journal
Impact of conventional breath inspiratory time during high-frequency jet ventilation in preterm lambs; Neonatology
Implication of micro RNA in postnatal diaphram dysfunction (A337); Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Increased nasal Streptococcus pneumoniae presence in Western environment associated with allergic conditions in Chinese immigrants; International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health
Influence of antenatal glucocorticoid on preterm lamb diaphragm; Pediatric Research
Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protects against lipopolysaccharide induced diaphragm weakness in preterm lambs; PLoS One
Lipopolysaccharide-induced weakness in the preterm diaphragm is associated with mitochondrial electron transport chain dysfunction and oxidative stress; PLoS One
Modern urbanization has reshaped the bacterial microbiome profiles of house dust in domestic environments; The World Allergy Organization Journal
Molecular mechanisms of preterm diaphram weakness in response to intra-amniotic lipopolysaccharide (102); Respirology
Ontogeny of proteolytic signaling and antioxidant capacity in fetal and neonatal diaphragm; The Anatomical Record
Pressure- versus volume-limited sustained inflations at resuscitation of premature newborn lambs; BMC Paediatrics
Pressure-limited sustained inflation vs. gradual tidal inflations for resuscitation in preterm lambs; Journal of Applied Physiology
Protein levels, air pollution and vitamin D deficiency: links with allergy; ERJ Open Research
Specific and quantitative detection and identification of Cryptosporidium hominis and C. parvum in clinical and environmental samples; Experimental Parasitology
Synthetic isoliquiritigenin inhibits human tongue squamous carcinoma cells through its antioxidant mechanism; Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
The association between regional transcriptome profiles and lung volumes in response to mechanical ventilation and lung injury; Respiratory Research
The gut microbiota, environmental factors, and links to the development of food allergy; Clinical and Molecular Allergy
The implications of DNA methylation on food allergy
The intestinal spirochete Brachyspira pilosicoli attaches to cultured Caco-2 cells and induces pathological changes; PLoS One
The proteomic response is linked to regional lung volumes in ventilator-induced lung injury; Journal of Applied Physiology
The use of ELISAs for monitoring exposure of pig herds to Brachyspira hyodysenteriae; BMC Veterinary Research
Toll-like receptor signalling has inverted U-shaped response over time with the Western environment; Allergy
Vitamin A protects the preterm lamb diaphragm against adverse effects of mechanical ventilation; Frontiers in Physiology
Western oropharyngeal and gut microbial profiles are associated with allergic conditions in Chinese immigrant children; World Allergy Organization Journal

Research Projects

Biological and pathologic effects of mechanical ventilation on the cardiovascular system; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The role of particle size in the pathogenesis of engineered stone-associated accelerated silicosis; Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)

Research Candidate Supervision