Centre for Research Excellence in Lung Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children [ 2012 - 2018 ]

Also known as: Closing the gap in Indigenous Lung Health

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Researchers: Prof Anne Chang (Principal investigator) ,  Dr Kerry-Ann O'Grady Ms Heather D'Antoine Prof Amanda Leach Prof Edward Mulholland
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Brief description Respiratory illness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children is very common with long term consequences in Indigenous Australians. Thus prevention and/or early treatment potentially change the child’s life trajectory for lung health. Partnering key researchers in Brisbane, Sydney, New Zealand and USA, we will undertake appropriate clinical studies (treatment and preventative) that are most likely to improve lung health outcomes in young Indigenous children. We will focus on increasing participation of Indigenous people and end-users.

Funding Amount $AUD 2,615,901.78

Funding Scheme Centres of Research Excellence

Notes Centre of Research Excellence - Clinical

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