Lung disease

Project Details


A/Prof Steve Bozinovski, Associate Professor
Dr Ross Vlahos, Associate Professor
Dr Rosa Gualano, Research Fellow
Dr Michelle Hansen, Lecturer
Dr Andrew Lilja, Research Officer
Dr Desiree Anthony, Research Officer
Ms Lovisa Dousha, Research Assistant
Mr Huei Jiunn Seow , Research Assistant
Ms Zi Xin Wong, Research Assistant
Mr Selcuk Yatmaz, Research Assistant

Honours Students
Ms Amanda Vannitamby
Ms Prasanthi Gunasinghe

photo of lab staff of Lung Disease Research Laboratory


Dr Karen Duca, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, USA
Mathias Ernst, Ludwig Institute
Prof John Hamilton, University of Melbourne
Dr Margaret Hibbs, Monash University
Prof Paul Hertzog, MIMR
A/Prof Louis Irving, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Prof Anders Linden, Gothenburg University, Sweden
Prof Robyn O'Hehir, Alfred Hospital
Dr Patrick Reading, University of Melbourne



  1. Lung  stem cells in disease
  2. Macrophages  in lung disease
  3. Restoring  skeletal muscle in COPD

Research Group

Lung Health Research Centre

Faculty Research Themes

Infection and Immunology

School Research Themes

Cardio-Respiratory, Infection & Immunity, Molecular Mechanisms of Disease

Key Contact

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Department / Centre

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Unit / Centre

Lung Health Research Centre