Pulmonary Inflammation Group

About us

The major theme of research in this group is the study of inflammatory mediators in the pathogenesis of asthma and other lung diseases, including mechanisms of development of disease, clinically useful markers of inflammation, and novel approaches to intervention.




Prof Julian Peto - collaborator for the TIPS study, Dept of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London

Grants & Funding

Grants awarded in 2011:

1. NHMRC Project 1021275 A/Prof S. Dharmage et al. What are the lifetime clinical predictors and risk factors for multiple phenotypes of adult Asthma, COPD and Sleep Disordered Breathing? Following up the TAHS cohort from 1st to 6th decade:$1,865,879.00

2. NHMRC Project 1027189 Prof. Carolyn Geczy S100 proteins: novel oxidant scavengers in allergic inflammation: $488,675.00

3. NHMRC Project 1006088 Prof Paul Thomas et a. The Inhaled Particle Study, $329,034.00

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