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Meet our Researchers and Partners

Each year Asthma Australia needs your support to fund asthma research.  Hundreds of thousands of everyday Australians support their Asthma Australia through donations, raffles and sponsorships who in turn fund world leading research projects carefully vetted and selected to make a difference. This includes a focus in supporting up and coming and new asthma and linked condition researchers. Many leading global researchers got their start with an Asthma Australia or Foundation scholarship or grant and we are proud to continue this tradition.

See below for some research projects currently supported by Asthma Australia:




Prof Stephen Stick

University of Western Australia

The asthmatic epithelium from childhood to adulthood

Dr Caroline Lodge

University of Melbourne

The relationship between breast milk oligosaccharides and micro biome with asthma and lung function in children up to 18 years.Watch an interview with Dr Lodge here.

Mr Simon Forsyth

University of Queensland

Understanding asthma related mortality in ex-prisoners

Prof Peter Gibson and Prof Phil Hasbro

Hunter Medical Research Institute University of Newcastle

To investigate ‘The pneumococcal vaccine Prevenar 13 as a new asthma therapyView a HMRI article on the project here.

Prof John Upham

Translation Research Institute University of Queensland

To investigate improving asthma through lifestyle interventions: how much exercise is best?Watch an interview with Prof Upham here.


Asthma Australia congratulates all grant recipients and scholarship holders.

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