Professor Judith (Judy) Black AO
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
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Asthma, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), Lung Transplant Medicine, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Current national competitive grants*
Fibulin-a target for lung fibrosis?
Black J, Burgess J, Hansbro P
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant ($551,706 over 3 years)
Lamstatin- a novel inhibitor of lymphangiogenesis
Black J, Weckmann M, Moir L
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant ($636,732 over 3 years)
NHMRC Research Fellowship ($766,250 over 5 years)
* Grants administered through the University of Sydney
Finland. (University of Helsinki) A study examining the effects of a specific protein discovered in our laboratory in an animal model in the lab of Dr Caroline Heckmann.
Italy. (University of Ferrara) a collaborative study between our lab and that of Dr Gaetano Caramori examining receptor abnormalities in smoking induced lung disease.
Switzerland. (University Hospital Basel) Collaborations over the last 10 years with Professor Michael Roth resulting in joint publications and sharing of personnel and students.
Japan. (Graduate School of Medical Sciences Kyushu University Fukuoka) a recent collaboration combining work on human and animal tissue which has resulted in a publication in a high ranking respiratory journal.
New Zealand. (University of Auckland) An ongoing collaboration with Professor Peter Shepherd combining his expertise in PI3 kinase and ours in human airway disease.