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Emotional Wellbeing in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

This project will design, implement and evaluate a mixed mode (individual and group) psychological intervention to improve emotional wellbeing in older adults who have COPD more...

Supervisor(s): Toelle, Brett (Dr)

Exercise interventions for respiratory disease

We will investigate exercise testing and exercise interventions to improve the management of respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic f more...

Supervisor(s): McKeough, Zoe (Associate Professor)

Epidemiological investigation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) within the Australian Burden of Lung Disease (BOLD) study

Between 2006 and 2012 we conducted a series of cross-sectional studies to investigate the prevalence, risk factors and burden of COPD in Australian adults aged 40+ years. This Austr more...

Supervisor(s): Toelle, Brett (Dr)

Detecting smokers at risk of developing COPD

The applicant's research will be focussed on improving the understanding of underlying pathophysiology and the nature of early smoking related abnormalities in chronic obstructive p more...

Supervisor(s): King, Gregory (Associate Professor), Thamrin, Cindy (Dr)

Novel inhalation formulation to improve quality of life of cystic fibrosis sufferers

Respiratory infection is the number one cause of death world-wide with limited therapies other than tablet or intravenous injection. This multi-faceted PhD project will focus on dev more...

Supervisor(s): Traini, Daniela (Professor)

Novel metrics to quantify patterns of medication use in asthma

This project explores patterns of medication usage and adherence and their relationship with clinical outcomes in asthma, using novel metrics to describe patterns over time. more...

Supervisor(s): Thamrin, Cindy (Dr), Reddel, Helen (Professor)