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Researcher: Scheepers, EJ (Dr Lieke Scheepers)

Fields of Research

Rheumatology and arthritis
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Respiratory diseases
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Behavioural epidemiology
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Medical microbiology
Primary health care
Allied health and rehabilitation science
Exercise physiology
Infant and child health
Adolescent health

Research Objectives

Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Determinants of health
Efficacy of medications
Clinical health
Primary care
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Human pain management
Neonatal and child health
Overweight and obesity
Health education and promotion

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Associations of plasma uric acid and purine metabolites with blood pressure in children: the KOALA Birth Cohort Study; Journal of Hypertension
COPDCompEx: A novel composite endpoint for COPD exacerbations to enable faster clinical development; Respiratory Medicine
Folic acid: the solution for treating asymptomatic hyperuricemia?; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Impact of season and geography on CompEx Asthma: a composite end-point for exacerbations; ERJ open research
Knowledge, illness perceptions and stated clinical practice behaviour in management of gout: a mixed methods study in general practice; Clinical Rheumatology
Lifestyle factors and comorbidities in gout patients compared to the general population in Western Sweden: results from a questionnaire study; Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology
Medication adherence among gout patients initiated allopurinol: a retrospective cohort study in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD); Rheumatology
Medication adherence among patients with gout: A systematic review and meta-analysis; Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism
The intestinal microbiota composition and weight development in children: the KOALA Birth Cohort Study; International Journal of Obesity
Urate and risk of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia: A population-based study; Alzheimer's & Dementia
Uric acid and blood pressure: exploring the role of uric acid production in The Maastricht Study; Journal of Hypertension
Xanthine oxidase gene variants and their association with blood pressure and incident hypertension: a population study; Journal of Hypertension

Research Projects

Drug continuation of Janus-Kinase (JAK) inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis patients in the Australian landscape; Pfizer Inc (PFIZERUSA)
Evidence scan update on hip fracture and knee osteoarthritis
Farrel Family Senior Research Fellow
Farrell Family Senior Research Fellow

Research Candidate Supervision