Professor Peter Van Asperen

Macintosh Professor of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead
Associate Dean (Acting), Children's Hospital Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9845 3397
Fax +61 2 9845 3396

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Research interests

Current major reserach interest is in clinical trials with particular focus on manangement of asthma and children with chronic cough.

International links

China

(Beijing Childrens Hospital & Capital University of Medical Sciences) Visiting Professor & collaboration with Prof Kunling Shen in regard to training opportunities in Respiratory Medicine at the Childrens Hospital at Westmead

Selected publications

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Books

  • Van Asperen, P., Davis, A., Towns, S. (2007). When your Child has Asthma. Australia: Simon and Schuster.

Journals

  • Pandit, C., Valentin, R., de Lima, J., Robinson, P., Fitzgerald, D., Van Asperen, P., Baines, D., Cooper, P., Selvadurai, H. (2014). Effect of general anesthesia on pulmonary function and clinical status on children with cystic fibrosis. Paediatric Anaesthesia, 24(2), 164-169. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Masters, I., Teoh, L., Mellis, C., Landau, L., Marchant, J., Morris, P. (2013). A cough algorithm for chronic cough in children: a multicenter, randomized controlled study. Pediatrics, 131(5), e1576-e1583. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Grimwood, K., Wilson, A., Van Asperen, P., Byrnes, C., O'Grady, K., Sloots, T., Robertson, C., Torzillo, P., McCallum, G., et al (2013). Bronchiectasis exacerbation study on azithromycin and amoxycillin-clavulanate for respiratory exacerbations in children (BEST-2): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 14(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • O'Grady, K., Grimwood, K., Cripps, A., Mulholland, E., Morris, P., Torzillo, P., Wood, N., Smith-Vaughan, H., Revell, A., Wilson, A., Van Asperen, P., et al (2013). Does a 10-valent pneumococcal-Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine prevent respiratory exacerbations in children with recurrent protracted bacterial bronchitis, chronic suppurative lung disease and bronchiectasis: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 14(282), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P., Selvadurai, H., Robinson, P. (2013). Don't write off paediatric asthma action plans just yet. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 22(2), 144-145. [More Information]
  • Pandit, C., Graham, C., Selvadurai, H., Gaskin, K., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2013). Festival food coma in cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 48(7), 725-727. [More Information]
  • Grover, C., Armour, C., Van Asperen, P., Moles, R., Saini, B. (2013). Medication use in Australian children with asthma: user's perspective. Journal of Asthma, 50(3), 231-241. [More Information]
  • Grover, C., Goel, N., Chugh, K., Gaur, S., Armour, C., Van Asperen, P., Moles, R., Saini, B. (2013). Medication use in Indian children with asthma: The user's perspective. Respirology, 18(5), 807-813. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Van Asperen, P. (2013). Newer Treatments in the Management of Pediatric Asthma. Paediatric Drugs, 15(4), 291-302. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Van Asperen, P. (2013). Update in paediatric asthma management: Where is evidence challenging current practice? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(5), 346-352. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Mellis, C., Masters, I., Teoh, L., Tjhung, I., Morris, P., Petsky, H., et al (2012). A Multicenter Study on Chronic Cough in Children: Burden and Etiologies Based on a Standardized Management Pathway. Chest, 142(4), 943-950. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Grimwood, K., Robertson, C., Wilson, A., Van Asperen, P., O'Grady, K., Sloots, T., Torzillo, P., Bailey, E., McCallum, G., et al (2012). Antibiotics for bronchiectasis exacerbations in children: rationale and study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Trials, 13(Aug), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Teoh, L., Cates, C., Hurwitz, M., Acworth, J., Van Asperen, P., Chang, A. (2012). Anticholinergic therapy for acute asthma in children (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012 (4), 1-44. [More Information]
  • Stelzer-Braid, S., Johal, H., Skilbreck, K., Steller, A., Alsubie, H., Tovey, E., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Rawlinson, W. (2012). Detection of viral and bacterial respiratory pathogens in patients with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Virological Methods, 186, 109-112. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2012). Long-acting beta2 agonists for childhood asthma. Australian Prescriber, 35(4), 111-113.
  • MacLean, J., Scott, K., Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P. (2011). Evaluation of an E-Learning teaching resource: What is the medical student perspective? Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 13(2), 53-63.
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Sly, P., Robertson, C. (2011). Evidence-based asthma management in children - what's new? Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 383-384. [More Information]
  • Glasgow, N., Ponsonby, A., Kemp, A., Tovey, E., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Forbes, S. (2011). Feather bedding and childhood asthma associated with house dust mite sensitisation: a randomised controlled trial. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(6), 541-547. [More Information]
  • Grover, C., Armour, C., Van Asperen, P., Moles, R., Saini, B. (2011). Medication Use in Children with Asthma: Not a Child Size Problem. Journal of Asthma, 48(10), 1085-1103. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2011). Post-natal corticosteroids are associated with reduced expiratory flows in children born very preterm. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(7), 448-454. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2011). That ICS should be First Line Therapy for Asthma - Con. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 12(4), 250-252. [More Information]
  • Teoh, L., Hurwitz, M., Acworth, J., Van Asperen, P., Chang, A. (2011). Treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea for chronic cough in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4, 1-15. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2011). What's new in the management of asthma in children? Medicine Today, 12(4), 53-64.
  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Masters, I., Mellis, C., Landau, L., Teoh, L., Morris, P. (2010). Can a management pathway for chronic cough in children improve clinical outcomes: protocol for a multicentre evaluation. Trials, 11(103), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Gibson, P., Chang, A., Glasgow, N., Holmes, P., Katelaris, P., Landau, L., Mazzone, S., Newcombe, P., Van Asperen, P., Vertigan, A. (2010). CICADA: Cough in Children and Adults: Diagnosis and Assessment. Australian Cough Guidelines summary statement. Medical Journal of Australia, 192(5), 265-271. [More Information]
  • Ho, K., Davis, A., Van Asperen, P. (2010). Complementary and alternative medicine use among children with asthma in Australia. Australian Medical Student Journal, 1, 46-49.
  • Nightingale, S., O'Loughlin, E., Dorney, S., Shun, A., Verran, D., Strasser, S., McCaughan, G., Jermyn, V., Van Asperen, P., Gaskin, K., Stormon, M. (2010). Isolated liver transplantation in children with cystic fibrosis - An Australian experience. Pediatric Transplantation, 14(6), 779-785. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., McKay, K., Van Asperen, P., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2010). Normal Development of the Lung and Premature Birth. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 11(3), 135-142. [More Information]
  • Landau, L., Van Asperen, P., Masters, I., Mellis, C. (2010). The plea for rigorous studies on cough in children. Chest, 137(3), 741. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Follett, J., Van Asperen, P. (2009). Assessing and managing lung disease and sleep disordered breathing in children with cerebral palsy. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 10(1), 18-24. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Van Asperen, P. (2009). Asthma in childhood. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 56(1), 191-226. [More Information]
  • Towns, S., Van Asperen, P. (2009). Diagnosis and management of asthma in adolescents. The Clinical Respiratory Journal, 3(2), 69-76. [More Information]
  • McKay, K., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2009). Segregation of children with CF diagnosed via newborn screening and acquisition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 8(6), 400-404. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P., Fitzgerald, D., Selvadurai, H. (2009). Using index of ventilation to assess response to treatment for acute pulmonary exacerbation in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 44(8), 733-742. [More Information]
  • Magoffin, A., Allen, J., McCauley, J., Gruca, M., Peat, J., Van Asperen, P., Gaskin, K. (2008). Longitudinal analysis of resting energy expenditure in patients with cystic fibrosis. The Journal of Pediatrics, 152(5), 703-708. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2008). Reduced exercise capacity in children born very preterm. Pediatrics, 122(2), e287-e293. [More Information]
  • Kwok, S., O'Loughlin, E., Kakakios, A., Van Asperen, P. (2008). Wheezy swallow: Poorly responsive 'Asthma'. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(1-2), 74-77. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Curtin, J., Van Asperen, P. (2007). Blue blood. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(3), 184-185. [More Information]
  • Drakeford, P., Davis, A., Van Asperen, P. (2007). Evaluation of a paediatric asthma education package for health professionals. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(5), 342-352. [More Information]
  • Yu, Z., McKay, K., Van Asperen, P., Zheng, M., Fleming, J., Ginn, S., Kizana, E., Latham, M., Feneley, M., Kirkland, P., Lumbers, E., Alexander, I., et al (2007). Lentivirus vector-mediated gene transfer to the developing bronchiolar airway epithelium in the fetal lamb. Journal of Gene Medicine, 9(6), 429-439. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Anderson, S., Hancock, K., Riley, T., Robertson, C., Tang, M. (2007). Leukotriene receptor antagonists: their therapeutic role in children with asthma. Information Paper for Health Professionals, National Asthma Council Australia, June 2007.
  • Van Asperen, P. (2007). Oral corticosteroid therapy for acute asthma in children: evidence of efficacy and current Australian practice. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(6), 419-420. [More Information]
  • Yin, J., Kemp, A., Van Asperen, P. (2007). Pulmonary function in non-atopic and atopic childhood asthma. Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child, 96, 1088-1090. [More Information]
  • Barclay, A., Allen, J., Blyler, E., Yap, J., Gruca, M., Van Asperen, P., Cooper, P., Gaskin, K. (2007). Resting energy expenditure in females with cystic fibrosis: Is it affected by puberty? European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 61(10), 1207-1212. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2006). Cough and asthma. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 7(1), 26-30. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Landau, L., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Robertson, C., Marchant, J., Mellis, C. (2006). Cough in children: definitions and clinical evaluation. Position statement of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(8), 398-403. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Lord, D., Dalla-Pozza, L., Harvey, J., Van Asperen, P. (2006). Instructive Case – Complicated "Pneumonia". Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42, 62-64. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2006). What's new in the management of paediatric asthma? Middle East Paediatrics, 11, 6-11.
  • Teoh, L., Kerrigan, A., May, M., Van Asperen, P. (2005). Pseudo food allergy. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(1-2), 63-64. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Szyndler, J., Towns, S. (2005). Psychological and family functioning and quality of life in adolescents with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 4(2), 135-144. [More Information]
  • Spencer, S., Yeoh, B., Van Asperen, P., Fitzgerald, D. (2004). Biphasic stridor in infancy. Medical Journal of Australia, 180(7), 347-349. [More Information]
  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2004). Gender Differences In Habitual Activity In Children With Cystic Fibrosis. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(10), 928-933. [More Information]
  • Levison, J., Van Asperen, P., Wong, C., Harvey, J., Halliday, R. (2004). The Value Of A Ct-Guided Fine Needle Aspirate In Infants With Lung Abscess. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 40(8), 474-476.
  • Macdessi, J., Randell, T., Donaghue, K., Ambler, G., Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C. (2003). Adrenal crises in children treated with high-dose inhaled corticosteroids for asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(5), 214-216.
  • Allen, J., McCauley, J., Selby, A., Waters, D., Gruca, M., Baur, L., Van Asperen, P., Gaskin, K. (2003). Differences in resting energy expenditure between male and female children with cystic fibrosis. The Journal of Pediatrics, 142(1), 15-19.
  • Selvadurai, H., Allen, J., Sachinwalla, T., Macauley, J., Blimkie, C., Van Asperen, P. (2003). Muscle Function and Resting Energy Expenditure in Female Athletes with Cystic Fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 168(12), 1476-1480.
  • Randell, T., Donaghue, K., Ambler, G., Cowell, C., Fitzgerald, D., Van Asperen, P. (2003). Safety of the newer inhaled corticosteroids in childhood asthma. Pediatric Drugs, 5(7), 481-504.
  • Selvadurai, H., Cooper, P., Meyers, N., Blimkie, C., Smith, L., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2003). Validation of shuttle tests in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 35(2), 133-138. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2002). Current drug therapies: relievers and preventers. Medical Journal of Australia, 177, 64-66.
  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Meyers, N., Mellis, C., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2002). Randomized controlled study of in-hospital exercise training programs in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 33(3), 194-200.
  • Browne, G., Trieu, L., Van Asperen, P. (2002). Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of intravenous salbutamol and nebulized ipratropium bromide in early management of severe acute asthma in children presenting to an emergency department. Critical Care Medicine, 30(2), 448-453.
  • Selvadurai, H., McKay, K., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2002). The relationship between genotype and exercise tolerance in children with cystic fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 165, 762-765.
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Sly, P. (2002). The role of corticosteroids in the management of childhood asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, , 168-173.
  • Massie, J., Wilcken, B., Van Asperen, P., Dorney, S., Gruca, M., Wiley, V., Gaskin, K. (2000). Pancreatic function and extended mutation analysis in ?F508 heterozygous infants with ane levated immunoreactive trypsinogen but normal sweat electrolyte levels. The Journal of Pediatrics, 137(2), 214-220.

Conferences

  • Scott, K., MacLean, J., Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P. (2008). Medical student use of an online formative assessment resource. 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2008, Australia: Deakin University.
  • Van Asperen, P. (2002). Long term asthma prevention: oral or inhalation? 12th National Congress of Child Health & 11th ASEAN Pediatric Federation Conference, Bali, Indonesia: Department of Child Health, Sanglah Hospital, School of Medicine, Udayana University.

2014

  • Pandit, C., Valentin, R., de Lima, J., Robinson, P., Fitzgerald, D., Van Asperen, P., Baines, D., Cooper, P., Selvadurai, H. (2014). Effect of general anesthesia on pulmonary function and clinical status on children with cystic fibrosis. Paediatric Anaesthesia, 24(2), 164-169. [More Information]

2013

  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Masters, I., Teoh, L., Mellis, C., Landau, L., Marchant, J., Morris, P. (2013). A cough algorithm for chronic cough in children: a multicenter, randomized controlled study. Pediatrics, 131(5), e1576-e1583. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Grimwood, K., Wilson, A., Van Asperen, P., Byrnes, C., O'Grady, K., Sloots, T., Robertson, C., Torzillo, P., McCallum, G., et al (2013). Bronchiectasis exacerbation study on azithromycin and amoxycillin-clavulanate for respiratory exacerbations in children (BEST-2): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 14(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • O'Grady, K., Grimwood, K., Cripps, A., Mulholland, E., Morris, P., Torzillo, P., Wood, N., Smith-Vaughan, H., Revell, A., Wilson, A., Van Asperen, P., et al (2013). Does a 10-valent pneumococcal-Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine prevent respiratory exacerbations in children with recurrent protracted bacterial bronchitis, chronic suppurative lung disease and bronchiectasis: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 14(282), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P., Selvadurai, H., Robinson, P. (2013). Don't write off paediatric asthma action plans just yet. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 22(2), 144-145. [More Information]
  • Pandit, C., Graham, C., Selvadurai, H., Gaskin, K., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2013). Festival food coma in cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 48(7), 725-727. [More Information]
  • Grover, C., Armour, C., Van Asperen, P., Moles, R., Saini, B. (2013). Medication use in Australian children with asthma: user's perspective. Journal of Asthma, 50(3), 231-241. [More Information]
  • Grover, C., Goel, N., Chugh, K., Gaur, S., Armour, C., Van Asperen, P., Moles, R., Saini, B. (2013). Medication use in Indian children with asthma: The user's perspective. Respirology, 18(5), 807-813. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Van Asperen, P. (2013). Newer Treatments in the Management of Pediatric Asthma. Paediatric Drugs, 15(4), 291-302. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Van Asperen, P. (2013). Update in paediatric asthma management: Where is evidence challenging current practice? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(5), 346-352. [More Information]

2012

  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Mellis, C., Masters, I., Teoh, L., Tjhung, I., Morris, P., Petsky, H., et al (2012). A Multicenter Study on Chronic Cough in Children: Burden and Etiologies Based on a Standardized Management Pathway. Chest, 142(4), 943-950. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Grimwood, K., Robertson, C., Wilson, A., Van Asperen, P., O'Grady, K., Sloots, T., Torzillo, P., Bailey, E., McCallum, G., et al (2012). Antibiotics for bronchiectasis exacerbations in children: rationale and study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Trials, 13(Aug), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Teoh, L., Cates, C., Hurwitz, M., Acworth, J., Van Asperen, P., Chang, A. (2012). Anticholinergic therapy for acute asthma in children (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012 (4), 1-44. [More Information]
  • Stelzer-Braid, S., Johal, H., Skilbreck, K., Steller, A., Alsubie, H., Tovey, E., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Rawlinson, W. (2012). Detection of viral and bacterial respiratory pathogens in patients with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Virological Methods, 186, 109-112. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2012). Long-acting beta2 agonists for childhood asthma. Australian Prescriber, 35(4), 111-113.

2011

  • MacLean, J., Scott, K., Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P. (2011). Evaluation of an E-Learning teaching resource: What is the medical student perspective? Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal, 13(2), 53-63.
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Sly, P., Robertson, C. (2011). Evidence-based asthma management in children - what's new? Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 383-384. [More Information]
  • Glasgow, N., Ponsonby, A., Kemp, A., Tovey, E., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Forbes, S. (2011). Feather bedding and childhood asthma associated with house dust mite sensitisation: a randomised controlled trial. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(6), 541-547. [More Information]
  • Grover, C., Armour, C., Van Asperen, P., Moles, R., Saini, B. (2011). Medication Use in Children with Asthma: Not a Child Size Problem. Journal of Asthma, 48(10), 1085-1103. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2011). Post-natal corticosteroids are associated with reduced expiratory flows in children born very preterm. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(7), 448-454. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2011). That ICS should be First Line Therapy for Asthma - Con. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 12(4), 250-252. [More Information]
  • Teoh, L., Hurwitz, M., Acworth, J., Van Asperen, P., Chang, A. (2011). Treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea for chronic cough in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4, 1-15. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2011). What's new in the management of asthma in children? Medicine Today, 12(4), 53-64.

2010

  • Chang, A., Robertson, C., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Masters, I., Mellis, C., Landau, L., Teoh, L., Morris, P. (2010). Can a management pathway for chronic cough in children improve clinical outcomes: protocol for a multicentre evaluation. Trials, 11(103), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Gibson, P., Chang, A., Glasgow, N., Holmes, P., Katelaris, P., Landau, L., Mazzone, S., Newcombe, P., Van Asperen, P., Vertigan, A. (2010). CICADA: Cough in Children and Adults: Diagnosis and Assessment. Australian Cough Guidelines summary statement. Medical Journal of Australia, 192(5), 265-271. [More Information]
  • Ho, K., Davis, A., Van Asperen, P. (2010). Complementary and alternative medicine use among children with asthma in Australia. Australian Medical Student Journal, 1, 46-49.
  • Nightingale, S., O'Loughlin, E., Dorney, S., Shun, A., Verran, D., Strasser, S., McCaughan, G., Jermyn, V., Van Asperen, P., Gaskin, K., Stormon, M. (2010). Isolated liver transplantation in children with cystic fibrosis - An Australian experience. Pediatric Transplantation, 14(6), 779-785. [More Information]
  • Smith, L., McKay, K., Van Asperen, P., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2010). Normal Development of the Lung and Premature Birth. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 11(3), 135-142. [More Information]
  • Landau, L., Van Asperen, P., Masters, I., Mellis, C. (2010). The plea for rigorous studies on cough in children. Chest, 137(3), 741. [More Information]

2009

  • Fitzgerald, D., Follett, J., Van Asperen, P. (2009). Assessing and managing lung disease and sleep disordered breathing in children with cerebral palsy. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 10(1), 18-24. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Van Asperen, P. (2009). Asthma in childhood. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 56(1), 191-226. [More Information]
  • Towns, S., Van Asperen, P. (2009). Diagnosis and management of asthma in adolescents. The Clinical Respiratory Journal, 3(2), 69-76. [More Information]
  • McKay, K., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2009). Segregation of children with CF diagnosed via newborn screening and acquisition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 8(6), 400-404. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P., Fitzgerald, D., Selvadurai, H. (2009). Using index of ventilation to assess response to treatment for acute pulmonary exacerbation in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 44(8), 733-742. [More Information]

2008

  • Magoffin, A., Allen, J., McCauley, J., Gruca, M., Peat, J., Van Asperen, P., Gaskin, K. (2008). Longitudinal analysis of resting energy expenditure in patients with cystic fibrosis. The Journal of Pediatrics, 152(5), 703-708. [More Information]
  • Scott, K., MacLean, J., Marshall, T., Van Asperen, P. (2008). Medical student use of an online formative assessment resource. 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2008, Australia: Deakin University.
  • Smith, L., Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2008). Reduced exercise capacity in children born very preterm. Pediatrics, 122(2), e287-e293. [More Information]
  • Kwok, S., O'Loughlin, E., Kakakios, A., Van Asperen, P. (2008). Wheezy swallow: Poorly responsive 'Asthma'. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(1-2), 74-77. [More Information]

2007

  • Robinson, P., Curtin, J., Van Asperen, P. (2007). Blue blood. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(3), 184-185. [More Information]
  • Drakeford, P., Davis, A., Van Asperen, P. (2007). Evaluation of a paediatric asthma education package for health professionals. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(5), 342-352. [More Information]
  • Yu, Z., McKay, K., Van Asperen, P., Zheng, M., Fleming, J., Ginn, S., Kizana, E., Latham, M., Feneley, M., Kirkland, P., Lumbers, E., Alexander, I., et al (2007). Lentivirus vector-mediated gene transfer to the developing bronchiolar airway epithelium in the fetal lamb. Journal of Gene Medicine, 9(6), 429-439. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Anderson, S., Hancock, K., Riley, T., Robertson, C., Tang, M. (2007). Leukotriene receptor antagonists: their therapeutic role in children with asthma. Information Paper for Health Professionals, National Asthma Council Australia, June 2007.
  • Van Asperen, P. (2007). Oral corticosteroid therapy for acute asthma in children: evidence of efficacy and current Australian practice. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(6), 419-420. [More Information]
  • Yin, J., Kemp, A., Van Asperen, P. (2007). Pulmonary function in non-atopic and atopic childhood asthma. Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child, 96, 1088-1090. [More Information]
  • Barclay, A., Allen, J., Blyler, E., Yap, J., Gruca, M., Van Asperen, P., Cooper, P., Gaskin, K. (2007). Resting energy expenditure in females with cystic fibrosis: Is it affected by puberty? European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 61(10), 1207-1212. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P., Davis, A., Towns, S. (2007). When your Child has Asthma. Australia: Simon and Schuster.

2006

  • Van Asperen, P. (2006). Cough and asthma. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 7(1), 26-30. [More Information]
  • Chang, A., Landau, L., Van Asperen, P., Glasgow, N., Robertson, C., Marchant, J., Mellis, C. (2006). Cough in children: definitions and clinical evaluation. Position statement of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(8), 398-403. [More Information]
  • Robinson, P., Lord, D., Dalla-Pozza, L., Harvey, J., Van Asperen, P. (2006). Instructive Case – Complicated "Pneumonia". Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42, 62-64. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P. (2006). What's new in the management of paediatric asthma? Middle East Paediatrics, 11, 6-11.

2005

  • Teoh, L., Kerrigan, A., May, M., Van Asperen, P. (2005). Pseudo food allergy. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(1-2), 63-64. [More Information]
  • Van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Szyndler, J., Towns, S. (2005). Psychological and family functioning and quality of life in adolescents with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 4(2), 135-144. [More Information]

2004

  • Spencer, S., Yeoh, B., Van Asperen, P., Fitzgerald, D. (2004). Biphasic stridor in infancy. Medical Journal of Australia, 180(7), 347-349. [More Information]
  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2004). Gender Differences In Habitual Activity In Children With Cystic Fibrosis. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(10), 928-933. [More Information]
  • Levison, J., Van Asperen, P., Wong, C., Harvey, J., Halliday, R. (2004). The Value Of A Ct-Guided Fine Needle Aspirate In Infants With Lung Abscess. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 40(8), 474-476.

2003

  • Macdessi, J., Randell, T., Donaghue, K., Ambler, G., Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C. (2003). Adrenal crises in children treated with high-dose inhaled corticosteroids for asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, 178(5), 214-216.
  • Allen, J., McCauley, J., Selby, A., Waters, D., Gruca, M., Baur, L., Van Asperen, P., Gaskin, K. (2003). Differences in resting energy expenditure between male and female children with cystic fibrosis. The Journal of Pediatrics, 142(1), 15-19.
  • Selvadurai, H., Allen, J., Sachinwalla, T., Macauley, J., Blimkie, C., Van Asperen, P. (2003). Muscle Function and Resting Energy Expenditure in Female Athletes with Cystic Fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 168(12), 1476-1480.
  • Randell, T., Donaghue, K., Ambler, G., Cowell, C., Fitzgerald, D., Van Asperen, P. (2003). Safety of the newer inhaled corticosteroids in childhood asthma. Pediatric Drugs, 5(7), 481-504.
  • Selvadurai, H., Cooper, P., Meyers, N., Blimkie, C., Smith, L., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2003). Validation of shuttle tests in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 35(2), 133-138. [More Information]

2002

  • Van Asperen, P. (2002). Current drug therapies: relievers and preventers. Medical Journal of Australia, 177, 64-66.
  • Van Asperen, P. (2002). Long term asthma prevention: oral or inhalation? 12th National Congress of Child Health & 11th ASEAN Pediatric Federation Conference, Bali, Indonesia: Department of Child Health, Sanglah Hospital, School of Medicine, Udayana University.
  • Selvadurai, H., Blimkie, C., Meyers, N., Mellis, C., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P. (2002). Randomized controlled study of in-hospital exercise training programs in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 33(3), 194-200.
  • Browne, G., Trieu, L., Van Asperen, P. (2002). Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of intravenous salbutamol and nebulized ipratropium bromide in early management of severe acute asthma in children presenting to an emergency department. Critical Care Medicine, 30(2), 448-453.
  • Selvadurai, H., McKay, K., Blimkie, C., Cooper, P., Mellis, C., Van Asperen, P. (2002). The relationship between genotype and exercise tolerance in children with cystic fibrosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 165, 762-765.
  • Van Asperen, P., Mellis, C., Sly, P. (2002). The role of corticosteroids in the management of childhood asthma. Medical Journal of Australia, , 168-173.

2000

  • Massie, J., Wilcken, B., Van Asperen, P., Dorney, S., Gruca, M., Wiley, V., Gaskin, K. (2000). Pancreatic function and extended mutation analysis in ?F508 heterozygous infants with ane levated immunoreactive trypsinogen but normal sweat electrolyte levels. The Journal of Pediatrics, 137(2), 214-220.

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