WASDRI Presentations in 2011

National

  1. Eastwood PE. Invited Speaker. Mechanism of lateral pharyngeal wall collapse. Upper Airway Symposium, Torquay, QLD. February 2011.
  2. Hillman DR. Invited Speaker: Debate. Apnoea-hypopnoea index is not necessary for good patient management (affirmative). Upper Airway Symposium, Torquay, QLD. February 2011.
  3. Walsh JH. Measuring upper airway collapsibility during sleep - comparison of two methods. Upper Airway Symposium, Torquay, QLD. February 2011.
  4. Ong J. Variability of Pcrit during sleep. Upper Airway Symposium, Torquay, QLD. February 2011.
  5. Hillman DR. Invited Speaker. Breathlessness assessment: The role of cardiopulmonary exercise testing and other tests of respiratory function. Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Scientists ASM, Perth, WA. April 2011.
  6. Hillman DR. Invited Speaker: The Pathophysiology of respiratory failure in COPD. Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Scientists ASM, Perth, Australia. April 2011.
  7. James A. Invited speaker. Short course for advanced trainees: Adult asthma. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth, Australia. April 2011.
  8. James A. Invited speaker. National Health and Medical Research Council Symposium: Grant Review Panel process. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth, Australia. April 2011.
  9. James A. Invited speaker. Plenary session. Lung structure and function: Abnormal structure as a basis of airway inflammation? Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth, Australia. April 2011.
  10. James A. Invited speaker. Abnormal structure as a basis of airway inflammation. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth. April 2011.
  11. Elliot J, Jones R, James A. Age-related changes of the airway smooth muscle layer. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TO-055.
  12. Noble PB, Jones RL, Cairncross A, Mitchell HW, James AL. Deep inspiration regulates airway narrowing in bronchial segments from non-obstructive and obstructive subjects. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TO-038.
  13. Zosky GR, Berry LJ, Elliot JG, James AL, Gorman S. Vitamin D deficiency causes deficits in lung function and alters lung structure. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TO-065.
  14. Ling IT, James AL, Hillman DR. Interrelationships between body mass, oxygen desaturation, and apnoea hypopnoea indices in a sleep clinic population. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TO-086.
  15. James A, Jones R, Mauad T, Dolhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, Elliot J. Increased airway smooth muscle cell size and number are not related to age or age at onset of asthma. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TP-023.
  16. Jones R, Elliot J, James A. Stereological estimate of hyperplasia and hypertrophy of airway smooth muscle – sources of variation. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TP-022.
  17. Garside CG, Simpson JL, Yang IA, James AL, Upham J, Reynolds PN, Hodge SJ, Gibson PG, Amazes Study Research Group. Characterizing the severe asthma phenotype in an Australian setting: the AMAZES Study. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TP-008.
  18. Hodge S, Simpson JL, Richards S, Garside C, Yang I, Upham J, James A, Gibson PG, Reynolds PN, AMAZES Study Research Group. Non-eosinophilic asthma resembles COPD with suppressed apoptotic cell clearance and macrophage recognition molecules. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TP-010.
  19. Hodge S, Richards S, Simpson JL, Garside C, Herewane K, Yang I, Upham J, James A, Gibson PG, Reynolds PN, AMAZES Study Research Group. Granzyme B is increased in induced sputum both from patients with COPD and non-eosinophilic asthma. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TP-011.
  20. McFawn PK, Jones RL, Cairncross A, Mitchell HW, James AL, Noble PB. Isolated human bronchi dilate to deep inspiration in an amplitude-dependent manner. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TP-025.
  21. Xuan W, Toelle B, Bird T, Abramson M, Graham B, James A, Johns D, Maguire G, Wood-Baker R, Marks G. Prevalence of respiratory symptoms, illnesses and spirometric diagnoses in the Australian BOLD study. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TP-056.
  22. Mulrennan SA, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Cullen DJ, Hunter M, Hui J, Musk AW, James AL. The association between reflux and respiratory symptoms is independent of body mass index and obstructive sleep apnoea in Busselton adults. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TP-113.
  23. Ling IT, Singh B, James AL, Hillman DR. A hypoxic inhalation test is unnecessary if oxygen saturation after moderate exercise is 95% or higher. Respirology 2011; 16(1): TP-148.

International

  1. Ward KL. Motor vehicle crashes and OSA in WA. International Conference on Managing Fatigue in Transportation, Resources and Health, Perth, Australia. March 2011.
  2. Ward KL. Validation of a portable monitoring device for investigation of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association (ASTA), Sydney, Australia. October 2011.
  3. Eastwood PE. Invited Speaker. Quantitative thoracic imaging: The Past, the present and the future. Imaging of the airway using optical coherence tomography. American Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA. May 2011.
  4. James A. Invited speaker. Symposium. The role of airway smooth muscle in the origin and persistence of asthma: How much muscle is really there in asthma? American Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA. May 2011.
  5. Elliot, J, Jones R, Mauad TM, Dolhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, James A. Increased airway smooth muscle cell size and number are not related to age or age at onset of asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: A3593.
  6. Jones R, Elliot J, James A. Stereological estimates of hyperplasia and hypertrophy in airway smooth muscle – sources of variation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: A3604.
  7. Noble PB, Jones RL, Cairncross A, Mitchell HW, James AL, McFawn PK. Deep inspiration regulates airway narrowing in bronchial segments from non-obstructive and obstructive subjects. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: A1256.
  8. Xuan W, Toelle BG, Bird T, Abramson M, Graham B, James A, Johns D, Maguire G, Wood-Baker R, Marks GB. Prevalence of respiratory symptoms, illnesses and spirometric diagnoses by age group and sex: The Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: A1734.
  9. Ivey MA, Lewis A, Xuan W, Bird T, Toelle BG, Stevenson C, James A, Burton D, Maguire G, Wood-Baker R, Marks GB, Abramson M. Prevalence of COPD and its risk factors in the Australian BOLD Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: A1747.
  10. Cox MJ, Hunter M, Musk AW, CooksonWO, James AL, Moffatt AF. The upper airway microbiome of smokers, ex-smokers and never-smokers in Busselton, Western Australia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: A6358.
  11. Wan YI, Shrine NRG, Soler-Artigas M, Wain LV, Moffatt MF, Bush A, Cookson WO, Strachan DP, Heaney L, Al-Momani BAH, Mansur AH, Manney S, Thomson NC, Chaudhuri R, Brightling CE, Bafadhel M, Singapuri A, Niven R, Simpson A, Holloway JW, Howarth PH, Hui J, Musk AW, James AL, Tobin MD, Sayers I, Hall IP. Comprehensive evaluation of mild-to-moderate asthma genes in severe asthma (AUGOSA). Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: 6374.
  12. McFawn PK, Jones RL, Cairncross A, Mitchell HW, James AL, Noble PB. Isolated human bronchi dilate to deep inspiration in an amplitude dependent manner. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: 3600.
    11. Musk AW, Knuiman M, Hunter M, Hui J, Palmer L, Beilby J, Divitini M, Mulrennan S, James A. Patterns of airway disease and the clinical diagnosis of asthma in the Busselton Population. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 183: 4760.

WASDRI Presentations in 2010

Local

  1. James A. Invited speaker: Busselton health studies and the Busselton health ageing study, Busselton. February 2010.
  2. McArdle N. The relationship between obstructive sleep apnoea and ischaemic heart disease. WASDRI clinical meeting. March 2010.
  3. James A. Invited speaker: Diagnosis in Respiratory disease. Lecture, Year 3 medical students, Notre Dame University. May 2010.
  4. Eastwood PE. Invited speaker: Sleep Breathing Disorders- A problem of epidemic proportions? School of Anatomy and Human Biology, University of Western Australia, WA. June 2010.
  5. James A. Invited speaker. Asthma phenotypes. Presentation to WA General Practitioners, sponsored by Glaxo Smith Kline. June 2010.
  6. James A. Invited speaker. Application of CPAP and NIV. Presentation to Respiratory Nurses on NIV day, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. July 2010.
  7. Cullen S. Invited speaker. West Australian Sleep Disorders Institute Continuing Medical Education Program. August 2010.
  8. James A. COPD and asthma. Lecture, Year 4 Medical students Notre Dame University. August 2010.
  9. James A. Invited speaker. Asthma: New treatments and clinical overview. Pharmacy Guild of Australia (WA). August 2010.
  10. James A. Invited speaker. Asthma: Pharmacological agents. Lecture. Year 1 Medical students, University of Western Australia. August 2010.
  11. James A. Invited speaker. Asthma Research 2010-2011. Asthma Week. Asthma Foundation WA. September 2010.
  12. Eastwood PE. Invited Speaker: NHMRC CDA award applications: A tough nut to crack. School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Australia. October 2010.
  13. James A. Invited speaker. Macrolides: Clinical Update. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (WA). October 2010.
  14. James A. Invited speaker. Airway smooth muscle: How much is there? Divisional (Respiratory and Environmental Health) meeting, Telethon Institute of Child Health Research. October 2010.
  15. Mukherjee S. Invited speaker. A Genome-wide association scan for malignant mesothelioma. Perth Mesothelioma Symposium, Perth. November 2010.
  16. Eastwood PE. Invited Speaker. Elastic properties of the central airways in lung disease measured using anatomical optical coherence tomography. 16th International Colloquium on Lung and Airway Fibrosis, Busselton, Western Australia. November 2010.
  17. Maddison K. Invited Speaker. Sleep science: Obstructive sleep apnoea. Perth Modern School Year 10 Science Lecture. November 2010.

National

  1. Shepherd K, Hillman D, Holloway R, Eastwood P. The effect of body fat distribution on positional sleep apnoea. Upper Airway Symposium, Port Stevens NSW. February 2010.
  2. Maddison K, Walsh J, Eastwood P, Hillman D. The effect of head posture on upper airway collapsibility in sleep. Upper Airway Symposium, Port Stevens NSW. February 2010.
  3. Walsh JH. Invited speaker: Pharyngeal width and OSA. Upper Airway Symposium, Port Stevens NSW. February 2010.
  4. Eastwood PE. Invited speaker: Panel discussion – what does the NHMRC want? Upper Airway Symposium, Port Stephens, NSW. February 2010.
  5. Eastwood PE. Invited speaker: The UWA postgraduate certificate in adult sleep science?’ Port Stephens, NSW. February 2010.
  6. Williamson JP, Phillips MJ, McLaughlin RA, Noffsinger WJ, Armstrong JJ, Baker V, Curatolo A, Noble PB, West AR, Sampson DD, James AL, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Bronchoscopic applications of anatomical optical coherence tomography. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Annual Scientific Meeting. Respirology 2010 Mar; 15(Suppl 1): A24. Young Investigator Presenter
  7. Baker VA, Williamson JP, McGlaughlin RA, Curatolo A, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Cardiogenic influences on airway dimensions in obstructive lung disease. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Australia. Respirology 2010 Mar; 15(Suppl 1): A51.
  8. James A. Invited speaker. NHMRC application process symposium. The grant review panels, their role and function. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane. March 2010.
  9. James A. Invited speaker. Asthma and allergy Special Interest Group: Severe asthma. Pathology and lung function. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane. March 2010.
  10. Williamson JP, Phillips MJ, McLaughlin RA, Noffsinger W, Armstrong JJ, Baker V, Curatolo A, Noble PB, West AR, Sampson DD, James AL, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Bronchoscopic applications of anatomical optical coherence tomography. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Australia. Respirology 2010; 15 (suppl 1): A24.
  11. James A, Carroll M, Mauad T, Dolhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, Elliot J. Distribution of increased airway smooth muscle thickness in the bronchial tree in asthma. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Australia. Respirology 2010; 15 (suppl 1): A41.
  12. Jones R, Elliot J, Carroll M, James A. Variation of tissue volume fraction in the smooth muscle layer along the length of airways. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Australia. Respirology 2010; 15 (suppl 1): A41.
  13. Musk AW, Knuiman M, Hunter M, Hui J, Palmer L, Beilby J, Divitini M, Mulrennan S, James A. Patterns of airway disease and the clinical diagnosis of asthma in the Busselton population. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Australia. Respirology 2010; 15 (suppl 1): A46.
  14. Elliot J, Jones R, Grayson P, James A. Increased extracellular matrix within airway smooth muscle layer in COPD. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, Australia. Respirology 2010; 15 (suppl 1): A56.
  15. Eastwood PE. Invited Speaker. Panel Discussion - Strategies to improve NHMRC success. Australian Sleep Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Christchurch, New Zealand. October 2010.
  16. Eastwood PE. Invited Speaker. Artificial stimulation of an upper airway dilator muscle for the treatment of adult OSA. Australian Sleep Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Christchurch, New Zealand. October 2010.
  17. Hillman DR. Invited Speaker. The need for increased community management of OSA. Phillips Symposia. Australian Sleep Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Christchurch New Zealand. October 2010.
  18. Mukherjee S. Invited speaker. A Genome-wide association scan for malignant mesothelioma. Australian Lung Cancer Conference, Melbourne. October 2010.
  19. Maddison K, Walsh J, Platt P, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Methodological issues in measuring critical closing pressure (Pcrit) to assess upper airway collapsibility. Australian Sleep Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Christchurch, New Zealand. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2010 Oct; 8(Suppl 1): A65.
    20. Walsh J. Invited Speaker. Structural changes in upper airway with alteration in posture. Australian Sleep Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Christchurch, New Zealand. Sleep Bioll Rhythms 2010 Oct; 8(Suppl 1): A2.
    21. Hillman DR. Invited Speaker. Non-invasive ventilation: Theory and Practice. Resmed Symposium, Sydney, NSW. November 2010.


International

  1. Fedson AC. Invited speaker. The association between cardiovascular and metabolic factors with obstructive sleep apnea: untangling the phenotypic and genetic inter-relationships. Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. 2010.
  2. Fedson AC. Invited speaker. The association between cardiovascular and metabolic factors with obstructive sleep apnea: untangling the phenotypic and genetic inter-relationships. Pennsylvania University Medical School, Philadelphia. 2010.
  3. Fedson AC. Invited speaker. OSA is independently associated with insulin resistance and cardiovascular single nucleotide polymorphisms. 24th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society, San Antonio, USA. 2010.
  4. Fedson AC. Invited speaker. What is known about OSA genetics and its related phenotypes. 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association, Christchurch, New Zealand. October 2010.
  5. James A. Keynote speaker. Asthma phenotypes. AllerGen Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, Canada. February 2010
  6. Walsh JW. Invited speaker: Obstructive sleep apnoea: is it all in the head position. The Japanese Respiratory Society 50th Annual Meeting, Kyoto, Japan. April 2010.
  7. Eastwood PR, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, Baker VA, Tesfayesus W, Hillman DR. Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with unilateral hypoglossal nerve stimulation. American Thoracic Society International Conference, New Orleans, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med May 2010; 181(Abstracts Issue): A5393.
  8. Eastwood PR, Barnes M, McEvoy RD. Wheatley J, Walsh JH, O’Donoghue FJ, Catchside P, Tyler L, Maddison KJ, Rochford PD, Antic N, Worsnop C, Churchward T, Eckert DJ, Campbell MC, Hee G, Palme CE, Robinson SH, Kezirian E, Goding G, Jordan AS, Smith PL, Schwartz AR, Malhotra A, Hillman DR. Feasibility of hypoglossal nerve stimulation therapy to treat obstructive sleep apnea. American Thoracic Society Conference, New Orleans, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med May 2010; 181(Abstracts Issue): A6767.
  9. James AL, Jones RL, Grayson P, Elliot J. Increased extracellular matrix within airway smooth muscle layer in COPD. American Thoracic Society International Conference, New Orleans, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010; 181 (Meeting Abstracts): A3960.
  10. James AL, Carroll M, Mauad T, Dolhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, Elliot J. Distribution of increased airway smooth muscle thickness in the bronchial tree in fatal asthma. American Thoracic Society International Conference, New Orleans, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010; 181 (Meeting Abstracts): A5025.
  11. James AL, Jones RL, Carroll M, Elliot J. Variation of tissue volume fraction in the smooth muscle layer along the length of airways. American Thoracic Society International Conference, New Orleans, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010; 181 (Meeting Abstracts): A5034.
  12. James A. Invited speaker. Extracellular matrix in the airway smooth muscle layer. 16th International Colloquium on Lung and Airway Fibrosis, Western Australia. October 2010.
  13. Elliot J, Jones R, Grayson P, James A. Increased extracellular matrix within the airway smooth muscle layer in COPD. International Colloquium on Lung and Airway Fibrosis, Busselton WA. October 2010.
  14. Elliot J, Jones R, James A. Age-related changes of the airway smooth muscle layer. Eur Respir J 2010; Abstracts issue: 813s (P4466).
  15. Noble PB, Thaya Needi E, Jones RL, Mitchell HW, James AL, McFawn PK. Deep inspiration reduces responsiveness of the human airway in vitro. Eur Respir J 2010; Abstracts issue: 944s (5158).
  16. Mulrennan S, Knuimann M, Divitini M, Cullen D, Hunter M, Hui J , Musk AW, James A. Gastro-oesophageal reflux and respiratory symptoms in Busselton adults. Eur Respir J 2010; Abstracts issue: 441s (P2491)
  17. Mukherjee S. Invited speaker. Overview of Genetic Technologies in current use. Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists, Christchurch, New Zealand. October 2010.
  18. Mukherjee S. Invited speaker. Sleep Apnoea in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders- data from a sleep clinic population. Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists, Christchurch, New Zealand. October 2010.
  19. Mukherjee S. Chair: Genetics of Sleep and Sleep Disorders. Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists, Christchurch, New Zealand. October 2010. Co-Chair: Dr Shantha Rajaratnam.
  20. Fedson A, Mukherjee S, Hung J, Lam E, Ward K, Simpson L, Szegner B, Edwards C, Love G, Hillman D, Palmer L. Investigating the relationship between cardiovascular and associated morbidity with obstructive sleep apnoea using Western Australian-linked health data. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2010 Oct; 8(Supp 1): A15.
    17. James A. Invited speaker. Obesity and lung function; Pre-flight assessment of the high-risk patient; and The overlap syndrome of asthma and COPD. Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, Manila, The Philippines. November 2010.

WASDRI Presentations in 2009

Local

  1. Smith KF. ‘Treadmill and cycle exercise in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).’ Lung Research Group, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. February 2009.
  2. Eastwood PR. Keynote Speaker: ‘New imaging techniques for visualising the airways’. Lung Institute of Western Australia Lung and Biological Science Symposium. March 2009.
  3. Eastwood PR. ‘A new facility to undertake sleep teaching and research in WA.’ Australian Society of Sleep Technologists (WA Branch). June 2009.
  4. Smith KF, Jenkins SC, Williamson J, Cecins N, Hillman D & Eastwood P. Ventilatory, metabolic and symptom responses to maximal treadmill and cycle exercise tests in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Australian Society for Medical Research (WA Branch). Research Week. June 2009.
    Award: The UWA School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Award
  5. Williamson JP, Armstrong JJ, McLaughlin RA, Sampson DD, Regli A, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, James AL, Noffsinger WJ, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. ‘Airway wall stiffness in asthma - regional airway compliance using a optical coherence tomography.’ Australian Society for Medical Research (WA Branch). Research week, Perth. June 2009.
  6. Smith KF, Jenkins SC, Williamson J, Cecins N, Hillman D & Eastwood P. Ventilatory, metabolic and symptom responses to maximal treadmill and cycle exercise tests in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Australian Physiotherapy Association (WA Branch), Research Week. June 2009.

National

  1. Walsh JH. ‘Posture and OSA: It’s not just about supine vs. lateral.’ Upper Airway Symposium, Thredbo, ACT. February 2009
  2. Shepherd K, Holloway R, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Gastroesophageal reflux: A burning issue in OSA. Upper Airway Symposium, Thredbo, ACT. February 2009.
  3. Hillman DR. ‘OSA: is it all the same?’ Upper Airway Symposium, Thredbo, ACT. February 2009.
  4. Hillman DR. ‘Genioglossus stimulation to treat OSA.’ Upper Airway Symposium, Thredbo, ACT. February 2009.
  5. James A. Invited speaker. ‘Morphology of future risk’. Astra Zeneca Leadership Forum, Sydney, NSW. February 2009.


International

  1. Simpson L. Use of the fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO; rs9939609) single nucleotide polymorphism to investigate the relationship between obesity and obstructive sleep apnoea. 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association (ASTA) Melbourne, Australia. October 2009.
  2. Simpson L. The modified Berlin Questionnaire is a useful iInstrument for screening general population samples for the absence of clinically significant obstructive sleep apnoea. 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association (ASTA), Melbourne, Australia. October 2009.
  3. Williamson JP, Armstrong JJ, McLaughlin RA, Sampson DD, Regli A, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, James AL, Noffsinger WJ, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Regional airway compliance in asthma measured using anatomical optical coherence tomography. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin NT. Respirology 2009 Apr; 14(Suppl 1): A89.
  4. Smith KF, Jenkins SC, Williamson J, Cecins N, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Ventilatory, metabolic and symptom responses to maximal treadmill and cycle exercise tests in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin, NT. Respirology 2009 Apr; 14(Suppl 1): A56. Award: Best poster – Physiotherapy.
  5. Williamson JP, Armstrong JJ, McLaughlin RA, Sampson DD, Regli A, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, James AL, Noffsinger WJ, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Regional airway compliance in asthma measured using anatomical optical coherence tomography. American Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med Apr 2009; 179; A5624.
  6. Eastwood PR, Walsh JH, Maddison JK, Tesfayesus W, Hillman DR. The effect of genioglossus muscle stimulation on pharyngeal collapsibility and sleep-related inspiratory flow limitation. Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Seattle, USA. Sleep 2009 Jun; 32(Abstract Suppl.): A172.
  7. Eastwood PR, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, Hoegh TB, Hillman DR. Respiratory impedance sensing to trigger inspiratory - synchronous stimulation of the genioglossus muscle. Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Seattle, USA. Sleep 2009 Jun; 32(Abstract Suppl.): A380.
  8. Carroll M, Carroll N, Baddeley A, Gundersen HJ, James A. Mast cell densities in endobronchial biopsies and in small airways are related. European Respiratory Society Annual Congres, Berlin, Germany. Eur Respir J 2008; Abstracts issue: 655s.
  9. Carroll M, Carroll N, Baddeley A, Gundersen HJ, James A. Mast cell densities in endobronchial biopsies and whole lung are not related. European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Berlin, Germany. Eur Respir J 2008; Abstracts issue: 655s.
  10. James A. Invited speaker: Phenotyping asthma by cluster analysis of quantitative traits. Vancouver, Canada. March 2009.
  11. James A. Invited speaker for the affirmative: Masterclass debate: ‘The FEF25-75 should be removed from the pulmonary function report on flow limitation’. Australia and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Scientists Annual Scientific Meeting. Darwin, Northern Territory. April 2009.
  12. James A. Invited speaker. ‘Prevalence of asthma in indigenous children’. Australia and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Scientists Annual Scientific Meeting. Darwin, Northern Territory. April 2009.
  13. James A. Invited speaker. ‘Managing asthma for current control and future risk’. AstraZeneca Satellite Symposium, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting. Darwin, Northern Territory. April 2009.
  14. Hui J, Musk AW, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Maier G, Hunter M, Palmer LJ, James AL. Increased doctor-diagnosed asthma in Busselton adults: Is it really asthma? Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin, NT. Respirology 2009; 14(1): A17.
  15. Elliot J, Jones R, Carroll M, Mauad T, Dolhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, James A. Extracellular matrix within the airway smooth muscle layer in asthma. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin, NT. Respirology 2009; 14(1): A34.
  16. Jones R, Elliot J, Carroll M, Mauad T, Dohlhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, James A. The effect of variable tissue depth on estimation of airway smooth muscle cell volume. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin, NT. Respirology 2009; 14(1): A35.
  17. Musk AW, Hui J, Knuiman MW, Divitini ML, Maier G, Hunter M, Palmer LJ, James AL. Increased doctor-diagnosed asthma in Busselton adults: Is it really asthma? American Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179; 2009: A4768.
  18. He JQ, Hallstrand TS, Knight D, Chan-Yeung M, Sandford A, Zamar D, Bosse Y, Kozyrskyi A, James A, Laprise C, Daley D, Tripp B. Thymic stromal lymphopoietin gene variant is associated with asthma and airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR). American Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2009; 179; A5421.
  19. Williamson JP, Armstrong JJ, McLaughlin RA, Sampson DD, Regli A, Walsh JH, James AL, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Regional airway compliance in asthma measured using anatomical optical coherence tomography. American Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2009; 179; A5624.
  20. Oostveen A, Boda K, van der Grinten C, James A, Nieland H, Young Y, Hantos Z. Reference values for respiratory impedance in adults: A five-centre five-setup study. American Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, USA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2009; 179; A6061.
  21. Mukherjee S. Invited speaker: ‘GORD, sleep apnoea and asthma. Australian Indian Medical Association, Perth. October 2008.
  22. Mukherjee S. Invited speaker: ‘New strategies in asthma therapy’. Australian Indian Medical Association, Perth. July 2008.
  23. Palmer LJ. Invited speaker: Plenary Session ‘Complex Genetics’: ‘Biobanks: Next steps in gene discovery’. Human Genetics Society of Australasia Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, Australia. August 2008.
  24. Lee J, Fedson A, Simpson L, Ward K, Love G, Cooper M, Singh B, Hillman D, Palmer LJ, Mukherjee S. The Western Australian Sleep Health Study (WASHS). 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2008 Oct; 5(Supp 1): A40.
  25. Fedson A, Mukherjee S, Cooper M, Love G, Lee J, Simpson L, Ward K, Hung J, Palmer LJ, Hillman D. Development of a screening instrument to assist in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea. 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2008 Oct; 5(Supp 1): A9.
  26. Fedson A, Hung J, Cooper M, Love G, Lee J, Ward K, Simpson L, Palmer LJ, Hillman D, Mukherjee S. The independent association of cardiovascular disease outcomes with obstructive sleep apnoea. 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2008 Oct; 5(Supp 1): A12.
  27. Simpson L, Palmer LJ, Mukherjee S, Hillman D, Eastwood P, Potter J, Cooper M, Ward K, Fedson A, Lee J, Maddison K, Walsh J, Kirkness J. Regional fat deposition and severity of obstructive sleep apnoea. 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2008 Oct; 5(Supp 1): A13.
  28. Ward K, Hudson E, Cooper M, Lee J, Love G, Fedson A, Simpson L, Hillman D, Palmer LJ, Mukherjee S. Self-reported motor vehicle crashes (MVC) and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2008 Oct; 5(Supp 1): A11.
  29. Palmer LJ. Invited speaker: ‘Shaking the tree: Population-based Human Genome Epidemiology in Western Australia’. Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada. March 2009.
  30. Palmer LJ. Invited speaker: ‘Betting on Genomics in Western Australia’. Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) International Symposium Global Approaches to Translational Research. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, United States of America. April 2009.

WASDRI Presentations in 2008

Local

  1. Cullen S. ‘The lateral walls of the pharynx and OSA – Part I’. West Australian Sleep Disorders Research Institute Continuing Medical Education Program. July 2008.
  2. James A. Invited speaker: ‘Asthma and COPD’. Asthma Foundation WA. September 2008.
  3. James A. Invited speaker: ‘Asthma management. Asthma Foundation presentation to WA College of Pharmacists. November 2008.
  4. Elliot J, Jones R Carroll M, Mauad T, Dolhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, James A. Extracellular matrix within the airway smooth muscle layer in asthma. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (WA Branch), Mandurah. October 2008.
  5. Jones R, Elliot J, Carroll M, Mauad T, Dolhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, James A. The effect of variable tissue depth on estimation of airway smooth muscle cell volume. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (WA Branch), Mandurah. October 2008.
  6. Mukherjee S. Invited speaker: ‘Sleep Disorders’. WA Department of Industry and Resources as part of their workplace seminars. October 2008.
  7. Eastwood PR. Invited speaker Professional Development program: ‘Achieving work-family balance in medical research career’. Australian Society for Medical Research. August 2008.
  8. Eastwood PR. Distinguished speaker. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (WA Branch), Mandurah. October 2008.
  9. Smith KF, Jenkins S, Williamson J, Cecins N, Hillman DR, Eastwood P. Treadmill and cycle exercise in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (WA Branch), Mandurah. October 2008.
  10. Walsh JH. Invited speaker Rising Stars session: ‘The Upper Airway in Motion’. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (WA Branch), Mandurah. October 2008.
  11. Shepherd K. Invited speaker: ‘Body-bits beyond the lung: The Gut’. Australian New Zealand Society for Respiratory Scientists Symposium (WA Branch). October 2008.
  12. Smith KF. ‘Treadmill and cycle exercise in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).’ Curtin University School of Physiotherapy, Research Update. October 2008.
  13. Hillman DR. Invited speaker: ‘Obstructive sleep apnoea and anaesthesia’. Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists/Australian Society of Anaesthetists (WA branch), Bunker Bay. November 2008.
  14. Hillman DR. Invited speaker: ‘Updates in anaesthesia’. Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists/Australian Society of Anaesthetists (WA branch), Bunker Bay. November 2008.
  15. Williamson J. Bronchoscopic imaging using optical coherence tomography - validation and Clinical Applications. Australian Society for Medical Research (WA Branch), Research Week, Curtin University. June 2008.
  16. Shepherd K. Occurrence of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in a sleep clinic population. Australian Society for Medical Research (WA Branch), Research Week, Curtin University. June 2008.
  17. James A. Invited speaker: ‘The role of smooth muscle in excessive airway narrowing’. Lung Institute of Western Australia. April 2008.
  18. James A. ‘NIV – hypoventilation and respiratory failure’. SCGH Nurses. June 2008.
  19. McArdle N. Clinical Update – Sleep Medicine” Royal Perth Hospital Medical Grand Round, Perth. March 2008.
  20. Singh B. Arterial blood gases and case studies. Educational Meeting, Department of Speech Pathology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. June 2008.
  21. Regli A, Hockings L, Musk G, Roberts B, Singh B, van Heerden PV. The Impact of positive end-expiratory pressure at different intra-abdominal pressures on functional residual capacity and oxygen delivery in a pig model. Autumn Scientific Meeting 2008 of the WA Section of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists. June 2008.

National

  1. Hillman DR. Invited speaker: ‘Home-based sleep studies’. Breakfast Session: Australasian Sleep Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA. October 2008.
  2. Eastwood PR. ‘Mechanisms of the effect of obesity on the upper airway in obstructive sleep apnoea.’ Australian Health and Medical Research Congress, Brisbane, QLD. November 2008.
  3. Walsh JH. Upper airway dynamics: awake and asleep. Upper Airway Symposium, Lorne, VIC. February 2008.
  4. Eastwood PR. Session Chair. Thoracic Physiology Special Interest Group. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne VIC. March 2008.
  5. Jenkins S, Eastwood P, Hill K, Cecins N. Influence of disability on changes in 6 minute walk distance following a familiarisation test and training. Respirology 2008, 13 (Suppl 2): A50.
  6. Jenkins S, Cecins N, Camarri B , Williams C, Thompson P, Eastwood P. Published reference equations underestimate 6 minute walk distance for middle-aged and elderly Australians. Respirology 2008, 13 (Suppl 2): A49.
  7. Williamson J, Armstrong J, Becker S, Sampson D, Kirkness J, Walsh J, Phillips M, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Anatomical Optical Coherence Tomography provides accurate calibre measurements in phantom airways. Respirology 2008, 13 (Suppl 2): A58.
  8. Turner S, Eastwood P, Cook A, Thompson P, Jenkins S. Exercise training improves quality of life in middle-aged and older adults with moderate to severe asthma. Respirology 2008, 13 (Suppl 2): A39.
  9. Turner S, Hill K, Eastwood P, Cook A, Thompson P, Jenkins S. Fixed airway obstruction asthma and COPD: Differences in functional exercise capacity and lung function. Respirology 2008, 13 (Suppl 2): A39.
  10. Kirkness JP, Eastwood PR, Walsh JH, Maddison KM, Platt PP, Hillman DR, Schwartz AR. Decreasing lung volume promotes collapse of the hypotonic upper airway. Respirology 2008, 13 (Suppl 2): A58.
  11. Elliot J, Jones R, Mauad T, Dolhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, James A. Airway smooth muscle cell volume is unchanged in asthma. Respirology 2008; 13(2): A29.
  12. Fiene A, Elliot J, Jones R, Carroll M, Green F, James A. Assessment of airway remodeling using bronchial biopsies. Respirology 2008; 13(2): A16.
  13. James A, Knuiman M, Hunter M, Hui J, Whittall D, Divitini M, Inglis E, Musk A. The prevalence of asthma in adults and children: The Busselton 2005-7 Survey. Respirology 2008; 13(2): A37.
  14. Carroll M, Carroll N, Baddeley A, Gundersen HJG, James A. Mast cell densities in endobronchial biopsies and in small airways are related. Respirology 2008; 13(2): A28.
  15. Carroll M, Carroll N, Baddeley A, Gundersen HJG, James A. Mast cell densities in endobronchial biopsies and in the whole lung are not related. Respirology 2008; 13(2): A28.
  16. Musk AW, Knuiman M, Hunter H, Hui J, Divitini ML, Inglis E, Whittall D, Maxwell P, James AL. Prevalence rates of smoking in asthmatics in Busselton since 1966: The 2005-2007 Busselton Health Survey. Respirology 2008; 13(2): A23.
  17. J Hui, M Divitini, AW Musk, AL James, M Hunter, DE Whittall, E Inglis, M Knuiman. The prevalence of COPD in adults: The Busselton 2005-7 Survey. Respirology 2008; 13(2): A10.
  18. Kirkness, J, Potter J, Fedson A, Shepherd K, Walsh J, Kuzich T, Mukherjee S, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Regional fat distribution in males and females with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). TSANZ (WA) Annual Scientific Meeting, The Vines. October 2007.
  19. Regli A, Hockings L, Musk G, Roberts B, Noffsinger B, Singh B, van Heerden PV. The Impact of positive end-expiratory pressure at different intra-abdominal pressures on cardiac output and functional residual capacity in a pig model. Australian Society for Medical Research Scientific Symposium June. 2008.

International

  1. Walsh JH. Dynamic Imaging of the Upper Airway: Awake and asleep (Symposium). European Sleep Research Society Congress, Glasgow, UK. J Sleep Res 2008 Sept; 17(Suppl. 1): S72: 86.
  2. Jenkins S, Eastwood P, Hill K, Cecins N. Change in 6-minute walk distance (6MWD) following a familiarisation test and exercise training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): Influence of disability. European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Berlin, Germany. Eur Respir J 2008 Sept; Abstracts issue: 478s.
  3. Jenkins S, Cecins N, Camarri C, Williams C, Thompson P, Eastwood P. Published regression equations underestimate 6-minute walk distance (6MWD) for healthy Australians aged 45-85 years. European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Berlin, Germany. Eur Respir J 2008 Sept; Abstracts issue: 733s.
  4. Turner S, Eastwood P, Cook A, Thompson P, Jenkins S. Effects of exercise training on quality of life and 6-minute walk distance (6MWD) in adults with fixed airway obstruction asthma (FAOA). European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Berlin, Germany. Eur Respir J 2008 Sept; Abstracts issue: 731s.
  5. Hillman DR. Invited speaker: ‘Respiratory high dependency units’. Rotorua Respiratory Workshop, Rotorua, New Zealand. October 2008.
  6. Hillman DR. Invited speaker: ‘Home-based sleep studies’. Rotorua Respiratory Workshop, Rotorua, New Zealand. October 2008.
  7. Hillman DR. Invited speaker: ‘Obesity and obstructive sleep apnoea – the Challenge for day surgery’. Australasian Society of Anaesthetists/New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists Joint Scientific Congress, Wellington, New Zealand. October 2008.
  8. Maddison K, Walsh J, McLaughlin R, Becker S, Armstrong J, Sampson D, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Inter-individual variability in pharyngeal patency across the wakeful respiratory cycle. 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2008 Oct; 5(Supp 1): A29.
  9. Walsh J, Maddison K, Armstrong J, McLaughlin R, Becker S, Sampson D, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Case study – detecting site of pharyngeal collapse during sleep using anatomical optical coherence tomography: implications for surgical intervention. 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Sleep and Biological Rhythm 2008 Oct; 5(Supp 1): A47.
  10. Simpson L, Palmer L, Mukherjee S, Hillman D, Eastwood P, Potter J, Love G, Cooper M, Ward K, Fedson A, Lee J, Maddison K, Walsh J, Kirkness J. Regional fat deposition and severity of obstructive sleep apnoea. 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2008 Oct; 5(Supp 1): A13.
  11. Woods M, McLean N, Godde K, Eastwood P, Hillman D, Kirkness J. A novel therapy for sleep-disordered breathing and the relationship of self-efficacy and outcome expectations with perceived sleep quality and treatment acceptability. 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2008 Oct;;5(Supp 1): A57.
  12. Hill K, Jenkins S, Philippe D, Cecins N, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Estimating maximum work rate during incremental cycle ergometry testing from six-minute walk distance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Canadian Physiotherapy Association Annual Congress. Ottowa, Canada. May 2008
  13. Kirkness JP, Eastwood PR, Walsh JH, Maddison KM, Platt PP, Hillman DR, Schwartz AR. Decreasing lung volume promotes collapse of the hypotonic upper airway. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 177 (Abstracts issue): A25.
  14. Williamson J. Bronchoscopic imaging using optical coherence tomography - validation and clinical applications. 48th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Respiratory Society, Kobe, Japan. June 2008.
  15. Elliot J, Jones R, Mauad T, Dolhnikoff M, Abramson M, McKay K, Bai T, Green F, James A. Airway smooth muscle cell volume is unchanged in asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 177 (Abstracts issue): A326.
  16. Fiene A, Elliot J, Jones R, Carroll M, Green F, James A. Assessment of airway remodeling using bronchial biopsies. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 177 (Abstracts issue): A496.
  17. James A, Knuiman M, Hunter M, Hui J, Whittall D, Divitini M, Inglis E, Musk A. The prevalence of asthma in adults and children: The Busselton 2005-7 Survey. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 177 (Abstracts issue): A673.
  18. Siena L, Pace E, Elliot J, Gjomarkaj M, Saetta M, Bonsignore MR, James A. Reduced apoptosis of CD8+ T-lymphocytes in the airways of mild COPD patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 177 (Abstracts issue): A874.

WASDRI Presentations in 2007

National

  1. Musk AW, Knuiman M, Hunter M, Hui J, Divitini ML, Inglis E, Whittall D, Maxwell P, James AL. Prevalence rates of smoking in asthmatics in Busselton since 1966: The 2005-2007 Busselton Health Survey. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (WA Branch), The Vines. October 2007.
  2. McArdle N, Singh B, Gain K, Murphy M, McGuire C, Mutch S, Hillman D. Home and Laboratory autotitration are at least as effective as manual titration in determining Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) for moderate-severe Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/hypopnoea Syndrome (OSAHS). 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies (WFSRS), Cairns Australia. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2007; 5 (Supp 1): P503.
  3. Singh B. Respiratory Physiology. FRACP Tutorial, Department of Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. July 2007.
  4. Singh B. Monitoring DLCO during bleomycin therapy. Clinical meeting. Department of Respiratory Medicine Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. July 2007.
  5. Singh B. CPAP – a healthy choice for snorers. WA Sleep Disorders Research Institute. August 2007.
  6. Singh B. Lung function criteria for selecting patients for lung resection. Clinical Meeting Department of Pulmonary Physiology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. October 2007.
  7. Singh B. Therapy Clinic. Clinical meeting. WA Sleep Disorders Research Institute. November 2007.
  8. Shepherd K. Occurrence of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in a sleep clinic population. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Young Investigator Awards. November 2007.
  9. Turner S, Hill K, Eastwood P, Cook A, Thompson P, Jenkins S. Fixed airway obstruction asthma and COPD: Differences in resting lung function and functional exercise capacity. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (WA Branch), The Vines. October 2007.
  10. Jenkins S, Cecins N, Camarri B, Williams C, Thompson P, Eastwood P. Published reference equations underestimate 6-minute walk distance for middle-aged and elderly Australians. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (WA Branch), The Vines. October 2007.
  11. James A. ‘Asthma drugs’. UWA (3rd year) medical students. August 2007.
  12. Kirkness JP, Walsh JH, Hillman DR, Platt PR, Maddison KM, Kuzich T, Eastwood PR. Validation of novel methodology for measuring upper airway collapsibility. Respirology 2007; 12(Suppl 4): A136.
  13. James A, Bai T, Mauad T, Abramson M, McKay K, Maxwell P, Elliot J, Green F. Thickness of airway smooth muscle: Effects of sex, age, smoking and duration and clinical severity of asthma. Respirology 2007: 12 (Suppl 1); A32.
  14. Elliot J, Abramson M, Walters H, James A. Mast cell degranulation and time to death in fatal asthma. Respirology 2007: 12 (Suppl 1); A33.
  15. Elliot J, Carroll N, James A. Area of airway smooth muscle estimated by planimetry: Effect of tissue thickness. Respirology 2007: 12 (Suppl 1); A33.

International

  1. Mukherjee S, Williams C, Love G, Lee J, Hillman D, Palmer L. C-reactive protein (CRP) in obstructive sleep apnoea. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies , Cairns, Australia. September 2007.
  2. Fedson A, Mukherjee S, Palmer L, Hung J, Lee J, Williams C, Hillman D. The value of questionnaire, anthropometric and biochemical assessment in preliminary work-up of obstructive sleep apnoea. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies, Cairns, Australia. September 2007.
  3. Ward K, Robertson L, Palmer L, Hillman D, Eastwood P, Lee J, Ward K, Mukherjee S. Lifestyle factors and physical activity in patients attending the Western Australian Disorder Research Institute. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies, Cairns, Australia. September 2007.
  4. Mukherjee S, Williams C, Love G, Lee J, Hillman D, Palmer L. C-reactive protein (CRP) in obstructive sleep apnoea. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies (WFSRS), Cairns Australia. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2007; 5 (Supp 1): A112.
  5. Fedson A, Mukherjee S, Palmer L, Hung J, Lee J, Williams C, Hillman D. The value of questionnaire, anthropometric and biochemical assessment in preliminary work-up of obstructive sleep apnoea. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies (WFSRS), Cairns Australia. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2007; 5 (Supp 1): A111.
  6. Ward K, Robertson L, Palmer L, Hillman D, Eastwood P, Lee J, Ward K, Mukherjee S. Lifestyle factors and physical activity in patients attending the Western Australian Disorder Research Institute 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies (WFSRS), Cairns Australia. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2007; 5 (Supp 1): A111.
  7. Hillman D, Walsh J, Maddison K, Platt P, Kirkness J, Eastwood P. The effect of conscious state change on upper airway collapsibility. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies (WFSRS), Cairns Australia. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2007; 5 (Supp 1): A86.
  8. Maddison K, Walsh J, Platt P, Kirkness J, Schwartz, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Increasing lung volume as a method to reverse inspiratory flow limitation in anesthetised human. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies (WFSRS), Cairns Australia. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2007; 5 (Supp 1): A134.
  9. Shepherd K, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Occurrence of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in a sleep clinic population. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies (WFSRS), Cairns Australia. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2007; 5 (Supp 1): A109.
  10. Shepherd K, Chamber D, Gabbay E, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux and sleep-disorder breathing after lung transplant. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies (WFSRS), Cairns Australia. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2007; 5 (Supp 1): A179.
  11. Walsh J, Leigh M, Paduch A, Armstrong J, Maddison K, Sampson D, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Effect of body posture on velopharyngeal shape and size in obstructive sleep apnoea. 5th Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies (WFSRS), Cairns Australia. Sleep Biol Rhythms 2007; 5 (Supp 1): A132.
  12. Williamson J, Jankelson D, Krishanan A, Malouf M, Glanville AR. Regional airway properties measured with anatomical optical coherence tomography in pig bronchi. Respirology 2007; 12 (Supp 4): A124.
  13. Eastwood PR. Pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnoea. Sleep and breathing symposium. 5th World Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies. Cairns, QLD. September 2007.
  14. Walsh JH, Leigh MS, Paduch A, Armstrong JJ, Maddison KJ, Sampson DD, Hillman DR & Eastwood PR. Effect of body posture on velopharyngeal shape and size in obstructive sleep apnoea. Poster Presentation. International Sleep & Breathing Meeting, Palm Cove, QLD. September 2007.
  15. Eastwood PR. Advances in upper airway structure. 12th Congress of The Asia Pacific Society of Respirology, Gold Coast, QLD. December 2007.
  16. Eastwood PR. Session Chair. Workshop: ‘Advances in upper airway structure’; Oral Session: ‘Respiratory structure and function’. 12th Congress of The Asia Pacific Society of Respirology. Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. December 2007.
  17. James A, Bai T, Mauad T, Abramson M, McKay K, Maxwell P, Elliot J, Green F. Thickness of airway smooth muscle: Effects of sex, age, smoking and duration and clinical severity of asthma. American Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2007, San Francisco USA; A56.

WASDRI Presentations in 2006

National

  1. Eastwood PR, Walsh JW. Invited speaker: “Changes in wakeful upper airway dimensions with pressure and posture”. Upper Airway Symposium on Sleep and Breathing. Barossa Valley SA. February 2006.
  2. Dawson B, Richmond L, Eastwood P. Effect of interstate travel on sleep patterns and performance in elite Australian rules footballers. Proceedings of the 13th Commonwealth International Sport Conference. March 2006.
  3. Eastwood PR. Invited speaker: “Assessing upper airway function using a novel imaging modality – anatomical optical coherence tomography (aOCT)”. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra ACT, March 2006.
  4. Eastwood PR. Session chair, Plenary session: Ann Woolcock Young Investigator Award. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra ACT. March 2006.
  5. Eastwood PR. Poster Mentor: Sleep and Physiology. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra ACT. March 2006.
  6. Eastwood PR. Poster Mentor: COPD Special Interest Group. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra ACT. March 2006.
  7. Carroll M, Carroll N, James A. Comparison of mast cell densities in endobronchial biopsies and adjacent airway sections. Respirology 2006; 11(Suppl 2): A29.
  8. Elliot J, Carroll N, Lamb J, Moller M, James A. Extracellular matrix in airway smooth muscle bundles is increased in cases of fatal asthma. Respirology 2006; 11(Suppl 2): A30.
  9. James A, Carroll N, Abramson M, McKay K, Mauad T, Bai T, Green F, Elliot J. Multi-centre study of airway smooth muscle. Respirology 2006; 11(Suppl 2): A33.
  10. Philippe D, Hill K, Jenkins S, Cecins N, Shepherd K, Hillman D, Eastwood P. High-intensity muscle training (HIMT) improves inspiratory muscle power and velocity of shortening during loaded breathing in COPD. Respirology 2006; 11(Suppl 2): A53.
  11. Shepherd K, Holloway R, Hillman D, Eastwood P. The effect of continuous positive airway pressure on lower oesophageal sphincter function. Respirology 2006; 11(Suppl 2): A17.
  12. Turner S, Thompson P, Cook A, Eastwood P, Jenkins S. Regional distribution of asthma and COPD admissions (2000-2004) and respiratory health services for adults in Western Australia. Respirology 2006; 11(Suppl 2): A68.
  13. Eastwood PR. Invited speaker: “Probing for the causes of snoring and upper airway collapse during sleep”. Research Seminar: “What you don’t know might kill you.” University of South Australia, Division of Health Sciences, SA. July 2006.
  14. Eastwood PR. Invited speaker: “Behaviour of the upper and lower oesophageal sphincters during sleep – implications for gastroesophageal reflux”. Research Seminar. Adelaide Institute of Sleep Health, Adelaide SA. July 2006.
  15. James A, Carroll N, Abramson M, McKay K, Mauad T, Bai T, Green F, Elliot J. Multi-centre study of airway smooth muscle. Respirology 2006; 11(suppl 2): A33.
  16. Carroll M, Carroll N, James A. Comparison of mast cell densities in endobronchial biopsies and adjacent airway sections. Respirology 2006; 11(suppl 2): A29.
  17. Elliot J, Carroll N, Lamb J, Moller M, James A. Extracellular matrix in airway smooth muscle bundles is increased in cases of fatal asthma. Respirology 2006; 11(suppl 2): A30.
  18. Elliot J, Hii H, McKay K, Robinson P. Airway inflammation in infants with and without a family history of asthma. Respirology 2006; 11(suppl 2): A30.
  19. Philippe D, Hill K, Jenkins S, Cecins N, Shepherd K, Hillman D, Eastwood P. High-intensity muscle training (HIMT) improves inspiratory muscle power and velocity of shortening during loaded breathing in COPD. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra ACT. Respirology 2006; 11(Suppl 2): A53.
  20. Shepherd K, Holloway R, Hillman D, Eastwood P. The effect of continuous positive airway pressure on lower oesophageal sphincter function. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra ACT. Respirology 2006; 11(Suppl 2): A17.
  21. Turner S, Thompson P, Cook A, Eastwood P, Jenkins S. Regional distribution of asthma and COPD admissions (2000-2004) and respiratory health services for adults in Western Australia. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra ACT. Respirology 2006; 11(Suppl 2): A68.

International

  1. Eastwood PR. Invited speaker: “Optical coherence tomography as a functional lung imaging technique”. Major Symposium: Acute lung injury: pathophysiologic insights from structural and functional lung imaging. International Conference of the American Thoracic Society, San Diego USA. May 2006.
  2. Eastwood PR. Invited speaker: “Optical coherence tomography in the upper airway”. Mini-symposium: The role of pharyngeal mechanics in apnoea pathogenesis in adults and children. International Conference of the American Thoracic Society, San Diego USA. May 2006.
  3. Hillman DR. Invited speaker: “Anaesthetic Considerations in the Morbidly Obese”. International Conference of the American Thoracic Society, San Diego USA. May 2006.
  4. Eastwood PR, Shepherd KL, Hillman DR. The effect of continuous positive airway pressure on lower oesophageal sphincter function. Proc Am Thor Soc 2006; 3(Abstracts): A445.
  5. Hui J, Oka A, Musk AW, James AL, Beilby J, Inoko H. MHC Association of asthma in the Busselton Population. Proc Am Thor Soc 2006; 3 (Abstracts): A349.
  6. Oostveen E, James AL, Nieland H, Young S, Hantos Z. Bronchodilator response in healthy adults assessed with the forced oscillation technique and forced expiration. Proc Am Thor Soc 2006; 3 (Abstracts): A875.
  7. de Araujo BB, Dolhnikoff M, Silva LFF, Saldiva PHN, James A, Mauad T. Collagen content within airway smooth muscle in asthma. Proc Am Thor Soc 2006; 3 (Abstracts): A260.
  8. James A, Carroll N, Abramson M, McKay K, Mauad T, Bai T, Green F, Elliot J. Multi-centre study of airway smooth muscle. Proc Am Thor Soc 2006; 3 (Abstracts): A260.
  9. James A, Carroll N, Lamb J, Moller M, Elliot J. Extracellular matrix in airway smooth muscle bundles is increased in cases of fatal asthma. Proc Am Thor Soc 2006; 3 (Abstracts): A712.
  10. The Busselton studies and genetics. Presentation to AllerGen research group. St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June 2006.
  11. Elliot J, Carroll N, James A. Hyperplasia of airway smooth muscle cells in fatal and non-fatal asthma. Eur Respir J 2006; 28 (suppl 50): P3182.
  12. Hui J, Oka A, Musk AW, James AL, Beilby J, Inoko H. MHC Association of Asthma in the Busselton Population. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 3(Abstracts): A349.
  13. Oostveen E, James AL, Nieland H, Young S, Hantos Z. Bronchodilator Response in Healthy Adults Assessed with the Forced Oscillation Technique and Forced Expiration. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 3(Abstracts): A875.
  14. de Araujo BB, Dolhnikoff M, Silva LFF, Saldiva PHN, James A, Mauad T. Collagen Content within Airway Smooth Muscle in Asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 3(Abstracts): A260.
  15. James A, Carroll N, Abramson M, McKay K, Mauad T, Bai T, Green F, Elliot J. Multi-Centre Study of Airway Smooth Muscle. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 3(Abstracts): A260.
  16. James A, Carroll N, Lamb J, Moller M, Elliot J. Extracellular Matrix in Airway Smooth Muscle Bundles Is Increased in Cases of Fatal Asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 3(Abstracts): A712.
  17. Eastwood PR, Shepherd KL, Hillman DR. The effect of continuous positive airway pressure on lower oesophageal sphincter function. International Conference of the American Thoracic Society, San Diego USA. Proc Am Thor Soc 2006; 3 (Abstracts Issue): A445.

WASDRI Presentations in 2005

National

  1. Camarri B, Eastwood PR, Cecins NM, Thompson PJ, Jenkins SC. Six minute walk distance (6MWD) in healthy subjects aged 55-75 years. Australian Physiotherapy Association, 9th National Cardiothoracic Group Conference, Melbourne VIC. E?AJP 2005; 52(1 Suppl): S10.
  2. Carroll ML, James AL, Chapman C, Carroll NG. Comparison of mast cell densities in endobronchial biopsies and adjacent airway sections. Respirology 2005; 10(suppl): A33.
  3. Elliot J, Robinson P, Ford D, Beard J, Giljohann A, Fitzgerald K, James A. Parental history of asthma, airway inflammation and remodeling in the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Respirology 2005; 10(suppl): A76.
  4. Eastwood P, Hill K, Jenkins S, Philippe D, Shepherd K, Cecins N, Green D, Hillman D. High-intensity inspiratory muscle training (HIMT) improves dyspnea and health-related quality of life (QoL) in COPD. Australian Physiotherapy Association, 9th National Cardiothoracic Group Conference, Melbourne VIC. e-AJP 2005; 52(1 Suppl): S16.
  5. Hill K, Jenkins S, Phillipe D, Shepherd K, Cecins N, Green D, Hillman D, Eastwood P. High-intensity inspiratory muscle training (HIMT) improves dyspnoea and health-related quality of life (QoL) in COPD. Respirology 2005; 10(suppl): A18.
  6. Jensen C, Turner D, Elliot J, Malpass K, Herbert C, Kumar R, James A. Cell populations in lymphoid aggregates and airway wall in a mouse model of chronic airway inflammation. Respirology 2005; 10(suppl): A32.
  7. Phillipe D, Hill K, Jenkins S, Cecins N, Maddison K, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Effect of prior inspiratory muscle training on pulmonary rehabilitation outcomes in patients with COPD. Respirology 2005; 10(suppl): A59.
  8. Singh B, Panizza JA, Wills K, Finucane KE. A model of emphysema: the effect of hyperinflation plus respiratory loading on diaphragm efficiency in humans. Respirology 2005; 10(suppl): A22.

International

  1. Carroll M, James A, Chapman C, Carroll N. Comparison of mast cell densities in endobronchial biopsies and adjacent airway sections. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005; 2:A348.
  2. Elliot J, Robinson P, Ford D, Beard J, James A. Parental history of asthma, airway inflammation and remodelling in the sudden death infant syndrome (SIDS). Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005; 2:A381.
  3. Araujo BB, Silva LEF, Saldiva PHN, James A, Dolhnikoff M, Mauad T. Elastic fibre content in airway smooth muscle in fatal asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005; 2:A516.
  4. James A, Jensen C, Turner D, Elliot J, Malpass K, Herbert C, Kumar R. Cell populations in lymphoid aggregates and airway wall area in a mouse model of chronic airway inflammation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005; 2:A846.
  5. Dawson B, Richmond L, Eastwood P. Effect of interstate travel on sleep patterns and performance in elite Australian rules footballers. Proceedings of the 13th Commonwealth International Sport Conference, March 2006.
  6. Hill K, Jenkins S, Philippe D, Shepherd K, Cecins N, Green D, Hillman D, Eastwood P. High-intensity inspiratory muscle training (HIMT) improves dyspnea and health-related quality of life (QoL) in COPD. Proceedings of the 8th Congress of the APSR, 1st Joint Congress of the APSR/ACCP, Guangzhou CHINA. Respirology 2005; 10(Suppl): A100.

WASDRI Presentations in 2004

  1. Eastwood P. Imaging the Human Upper Airway with Endoscopic Optical Coherence Tomography (eOCT). Healthy sleep: insomnia and sleep apnoea. Water Corporation Perth, November, 2004.
  2. Eastwood P. Sleep and the upper airway. Annual Scientific Meeting of Princess Margaret Hospital & Institute of Child Health Research, Rottnest, December 2004.
  3. Elliot J, James A, Walters H, Carroll N, Abramson M. Time to death, airway inflammation, smooth muscle shortening and luminal mucus in fatal asthma. Respirology 2004; 9(Suppl):A27.
  4. Finucane KE. SIG Mini Symposium – Respiratory Function Testing: “Chest wall function” Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting Sydney, 2004.
  5. Jensen C, Elliot J, Carroll N, James A. Airway B-lymphocyte distribution in normal, smoking and asthmatic subjects. Respirology 2004; 9(Suppl):A25.
  6. Jensen C, Turner DJ, Elliot J, Carroll N, Kumar RK, James A. Development and persistence of lymphoid aggregates during and after challenge exposure in a mouse model of airway inflammation. Respirology 2004; 9(Suppl):A25.
  7. Hill K, Jenkins S, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Familiarisation improves measures of inspiratory muscle endurance, but not strength in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respirology 2004; (9): P119.
  8. Hill K, Jenkins S, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Familiarisation improves measures of inspiratory muscle endurance, but not strength in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respirology 2004; 9(Suppl):A47.
  9. Hill K, Jenkins S, Philippe D, Shepherd K, Cecins N, Green D, Hillman D, Eastwood P. High-intensity inspiratory muscle training (H-IMT) reduces dyspnoea and improves health-related quality of life (QoL) and functional exercise capacity in COPD subjects. ERJ 2004 (in press): Abstract number 1085.
  10. Hill K, Jenkins SC, Philippe DL, Shepherd KL, Cecins NM, Green DG, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. High-intensity inspiratory muscle training (HIMT) improves dyspnea and health-related quality of life (QoL) in COPD. The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (WA Branch) Summer Meeting, Mandurah; October 2004.
  11. Hui J, Musk AW, James A, Beilby J. MHC Class I Association with asthma in the Busselton Population. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169(7):A585.
  12. James A, Elliot J, Kovar J, Walker A, Sly P. Mean distance between airway alveolar attachments is related to total alveolar number in the rabbit lung. Respirology 2004; 9(Suppl):A31.
  13. Palmer L, James A, Kicic E, Maxwell P, Lagan S, Ryan G, Musk, AW. Decline in lung function in the Busselton Health Study: The additive effects of asthma and cigarette smoking. Respirology 2004; 9(Suppl):A30.
  14. Shepherd K, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Relationship between upper airway and inspiratory pump muscle force. Respirology 2004; 9(Suppl):A69.
  15. Short Course for Advanced Trainees in Respiratory Medicine: “From clinical training to laboratory research”. Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting Sydney, 2004.
  16. Singh B, Panizza J, Finucane KE. Variability in diaphragm electromyogram root mean square response to hypercapnoea. Respirology 2004; 9(Suppl):A64.

National

  1. Eastwood P. Keynote speaker. Travel and Sleep: Challenges to a Good Recovery. Australian Football League Grand Final Symposium, Melbourne, September, 2004.
  2. Ford D, Fitzgerald K, James A, Elliot J, Beard J, O’Neill C, Giljohann A, Bateman V, Mulvey N. Researchers partnering with a bereaved parent’s organization to develop sensitive research processes about tissue retained at autopsy. Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand, Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney NSW 2004.
  3. Singh B. Automatically adjusting CPAP devices are the way of the future-Pro. Australian Sleep Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, October, 2004.
  4. Singh B. Hyperinflation and the chest wall. Airways 2004, Adelaide, October, 2004.

International

  1. Eastwood P. Invited speaker. The upper airway during sleep and general anaesthesia – behaviour and measurement. National Heart and Lung Institute, Grand Rounds, London, UK, September 2004.
  2. Eastwood PR, Armstrong J, Zvyagin A, Walton I, Alexandrov S, Schwer S, Leigh M, Sampson D, Hillman DR. In vivo size and shape measurement of the upper airway using endoscopic optical coherence tomography (OCT). Eur Respir J 2004 24 (Supplement 48): P2743.
  3. Eastwood PR, Armstrong J, Zvyagin A, Walton I, Alexandrov S, Schwer S, Leigh M, Sampson D, Hillman DR. In vivo size and shape measurement of the upper airway using endoscopic optical coherence tomography (OCT). European Respiratory Journal for ERS, 2004; Volume 24 (Supplement 48): P2743.
  4. Hill K, Jenkins S, Philippe D, Shepherd K, Cecins N, Green D, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. High-intensity inspiratory muscle training (H-IMT) reduces dyspnoea and improves health-related quality of life (QoL) and functional exercise capacity in COPD. European Respiratory Journal for ERS, 2004; Volume 24 (Supplement 48): 1678.
    5. Hui J, Musk AW, James A, Beilby J. MHC Class I Association with asthma in the Busselton Population. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169(7):A585.
  5. James A, Elliot J, Kovar J, Walker A, Sly P. Mean distance between airway alveolar attachments is related to total alveolar number in the rabbit lung. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169(7):A662.
  6. James A, Elliot J, Walters H, Carroll N, Abramson M. Time to death, airway inflammation, smooth muscle shortening and luminal mucus in fatal asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169(7):A296.
  7. James A, Palmer L, Kicic E, Maxwell P, Lagan S, Ryan G, Musk, AW. Decline in lung function in the Busselton Health Study: The additive effects of asthma and cigarette smoking. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169(7):A358.
  8. Sampson D, Armstrong J, Leigh M, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, “Imaging human upper airway architecture dynamically using optical coherence tomography” presented at, 8th International Conference on Optics Within Life Sciences, Melbourne, Australia, November 28-December 1, 2004.

WASDRI Presentations in 2003

  1. Candelaria PV, Khoo SK, Laing IA, Judge PK, Backer V, Lynch N, Hagel I, Musk AW, James AL, Goldblatt J, Le Souef PN. Prevalence of proinflammatory alleles in populations adapted to different climates. Respirology 2003; 8(Suppl):A27.
  2. Candelaria PV, Khoo SK, Laing IA, Judge PK, Hayden CM, Backer V, Lynch N, Hagel I, Palenque ME, Musk AW, James AL, Hall IP, Scrivener S, Britton J, Yemaneberhan H, Goldblatt J, Le Souef PN. Prevalence of atopy/asthma associated alleles in 7 different populations. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A630.
  3. Carroll M, Lamb J, James A, Upham J, Carroll N. Airway nuclear transcription factor RelB expression in cases of fatal and nonfatal asthma. Respirology 2003; 8(Suppl):A18.
  4. Elliot J, Carroll N, Mutavdzic S, Spindel E, Robinson P, James A. Maternal cigarette smoking and expression of a7 nicotinic receptors in the airways of infants. Respirology 2003; 8(Suppl):A55.
  5. James A, Hansen J, Ewart H, Croft M, Coleman K. Familial aggregation of exhaled nitric oxide A twins study. Respirology 2003; 8(Suppl):A26.
  6. James A, Hansen J, Ewart H, Croft M, Coleman K, Frankland P, de Klerk N. Heritability of exhaled nitric oxide A twins study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A153.
  7. James A, Lamb J, Carroll M, Upham J, Carroll N. Airway nuclear transcription factor RelB expression in cases of fatal and non-fatal asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A733.
  8. James A, Elliot J, Carroll N, Mutavdzic S, Spindel E, Robinson P. Maternal cigarette smoking and expression of a7 nicotinic receptors in the airways of infants. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A65.
  9. James A, Lamb J, Carroll N, Siena A, Carroll M, Elliot J, Vignola M. Reduced apoptosis of memory T-cells in the inner airway wall of mild and severe cases of asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A490.
  10. Jensen CM, Turner DJ, Elliot JG, Carroll NG, Kumar RK, James AL. Airway lymphoid aggregate formation following aerosolised ovalbumin sensitisation in a murine model of inflammation. Respirology 2003; 8(Suppl):A20.
  11. Khoo SK, Candelaria PV, Brooks AS, Backer V, Lynch NR, Hagel I, Palenque M, Musk AW, James AL, Goldblatt J, Le Souf PN. Prevalence of IL12B A1188C polymorphism in populations adapted to different climates. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A750.
  12. Lamb J, James A, Carroll N, Siena A, Carroll M, Elliot J, Vignola M. Reduced apoptosis of memory T-cells in the inner wall of mild and severe cases of asthma. Respirology 2003; 8(Suppl):A18.
  13. Moffatt MF, Hill AL, Musk AW, James AL, Cookson WOCM. Innate immunity genes, asthma and immunoglobulin E in Australian Aborigines. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A439.
  14. Musk AW, James AL, Beilby J. Class 1 association with asthma in the Busselton population. 7th Asia-Oceania Histocompatibility Workshop and Conference, Karuizawa, Japan September 2003.
  15. Singh B, Panizza, J.A, Finucane K.E. Diaphragm volume displacement, power output and neuromechanical efficiency are reduced in a model of emphysema. Respirology 2003; 8(Suppl.): A61
  16. Singh B, Panizza J.A, Finucane K.E. Computerised measurement of the volume displaced by diaphragm motion (DVdi) is accurate and efficient. Respirology 2003; 8(Suppl.): A61