2016 Publications

Alif S.M., Dharmage S.C., Bowatte G., Karahalios A., Benke G., Dennekamp M., et al. Occupational exposure and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Expert review of respiratory medicine. 2016; 10:861-72

Balch. J.K., Nagy, R.C., Archibald, S., Bowman, D.M.J.S., Moritz, M.A., Roos, C.I., Scott, A.C. and Williamson, G.J. “Global combustion: the connection between fossil fuel and biomass burning emissions (1997–2010)” Philos. Trans. R. Soc. B Biol. Sci. 371, 20150177. doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.017 (May 2016)

Bowatte G., Lodge C.J., Knibbs L.D., Lowe A.J., Erbas B., Dennekamp M., et al. Traffic-related air pollution exposure is associated with allergic sensitization, asthma, and poor lung function in middle age. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology. 2016

Bowatte, G., Lodge, C., Lowe, A., Erbas, B., Dennekamp, M., Marks, G., Perret, J., Hui, J., Wjst, M., Gurrin, L. C., Allen, K., Abramson, M. J., Matheson, M. & Dharmage, S. 2016. Do Variants in GSTs Modify the Association between Traffic Air Pollution and Asthma in Adolescence? International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17:485.

Broome R., Johnston F., Horsley J., Morgan G. A rapid assessment of the impact of hazard reduction burning around Sydney, May 2016. Medical Journal of Australia. Accepted 5 September 2016.

Broome RA, Cope ME, Goldsworthy B, Goldsworthy L, Emmerson K, Jegasothy E, Morgan GG. The mortality effect of ship-related fine particulate matter in the Sydney greater metropolitan region of NSW, Australia. Environment International 2016; 87: 85–93. doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2015.11.012

Campbell B., Raherison C., Lodge C.J., Lowe A.J., Gislason T., Heinrich J., Sunyer J., Gómez Real F., Norbäck D., Matheson M.C., Wjst M., Dratva J., de Marco R., Jarvis D., Schlünssen V., Janson C., Leynaert B., Svanes C., Dharmage S.C.The effects of growing up on a farm on adult lung function and allergic phenotypes: an international population-based study.Thorax. 2016 Sep 26. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-208154. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-208154. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 27672121

Chen, L., Zhou, Y., Li, S., Williams, G., Kan, H., Marks, G. B., Morawska, L., et al. "Air Pollution and Fasting Blood Glucose: A Longitudinal Study in China." Sci Total Environ 541 (Jan 15 2016): 750-5.

Chen, L., Zhou, Y., Li, S., Williams, G., Kan, H., Marks, G., Morawska, L., Abramson, M., Chen, S., Yao, T., Qin, T., Wu, S., Guo, Y. Air pollution and fasting blood glucose: a longitudinal study in China. Sci Total Environ, 2016, 541: 750-5. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.09.132

Cowie, C. T., D. Ding, M. I. Rolfe, D. J. Mayne, B. Jalaludin, A. Bauman, and G. G. Morgan. "Neighbourhood Walkability, Road Density and Socio-Economic Status in Sydney, Australia." Environ Health 15 (2016): 58.

Crewe, J., R. Carey, D. Glass, S. Peters, M. J. Abramson, G. Benke, A. Reid, T. Driscoll, and L. Fritschi. "A Comprehensive List of Asthmagens to Inform Health Interventions in the Australian Workplace." Aust N Z J Public Health 40, no. 2 (Apr 2016): 170-3.

Crilley, L. R., G. A. Ayoko, M. Mazaheri, and L. Morawska. "Factors Influencing the Outdoor Concentration of Carbonaceous Aerosols at Urban Schools in Brisbane, Australia: Implications for Children's Exposure." Environ Pollut 208, no. Pt A (Jan 2016): 249-55.

Dennis, S., H. K. Reddel, S. Middleton, I. Hasan, O. Hermiz, R. Phillips, A. J. Crockett, et al. "Barriers and Outcomes of an Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd) in Australia: A Qualitative Study." Fam Pract (Sep 30 2016).

*Dharmage, S. C., J. L. *Perret, J. A. Burgess, C. J. Lodge, D. P. Johns, P. S. Thomas, G. G. Giles, et al. "Current Asthma Contributes as Much as Smoking to Chronic Bronchitis in Middle Age: A Prospective Population-Based Study." Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 11 (2016): 1911-20. *equal first authors

Dirgawati, M., Heyworth, J.S., Wheeler, A.J., , McCaul, K.A., Blake, D., Boeyen, J., Cope, M., Yeap, B.B., Nieuwenhuijsen, M., Brunekreef, B., Hinwood, A. (2016). Development of Land Use Regression Models for Particulate Matter and Associated Components in a Low Air Pollutant Concentration Airshed. Atmospheric Environment. 144:69-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.08.013.

Dratva, J., E. Zemp, S. C. Dharmage, S. Accordini, L. Burdet, T. Gislason, J. Heinrich, et al. "Early Life Origins of Lung Ageing: Early Life Exposures and Lung Function Decline in Adulthood in Two European Cohorts Aged 28-73 Years." PLoS One 11, no. 1 (2016): e0145127.

Fritschi, L., Crewe, J., Darcey, E., Reid, A., Glass, D. C., Benke, G. P., Driscoll, T., Peters, S., Si, S., Abramson, M. J. & Carey, R. N. 2016. The estimated prevalence of exposure to asthmagens in the Australian workforce, 2014. BMC Pulmonary Medicine.

Fuertes, E., I. Markevych, G. Bowatte, O. Gruzieva, U. Gehring, A.
Becker, D. Berdel, et al. "Residential Greenness Is Differentially Associated with Childhood Allergic Rhinitis and Aeroallergen Sensitization in Seven Birth Cohorts." Allergy 71, no. 10 (Oct 2016): 1461-71.

Garden, F. L., J. M. Simpson, C. M. Mellis, G. B. Marks, and Caps Investigators. "Change in the Manifestations of Asthma and Asthma-Related Traits in Childhood: A Latent Transition Analysis." Eur Respir J 47, no. 2 (Feb 2016): 499-509.

Godri Pollitt, K.J., Maikawa, C.L., Wheeler, A.J., Weichenthal, S., Dobbin, N., Liu, L. and Goldberg, M.S. (2016) Trace metal exposure is associated with increased exhaled nitric oxide in asthmatic children. Environmental Health. 15:94. DOI 10.1186/s12940-016-0173-5

Guo, Y., Antonio Gasparrini, Ben Armstrong, Benjawan Tawatsupa, Aurelio Tobias, Eric Lavigne, Micheline de Sousa Zanotti Stagliorio Coelho, Xiaochuan Pan, Ho Kim, Masahiro Hashizume, Yasushi Honda, Yueliang Leon Guo, Changfu Wu, Antonella Zanobetti, Joel Schwartz, Michelle Bell, Ala Overcenco, Kornwipa Punnasiri,
Shanshan Li, Linwei Tian, Paulo Hilario Nascimento Saldiva, Gail Williams, Shilu Tong. Temperature variability and mortality: a multi-country study. Environ Health Persp, 2016, 124(10): 1554-9. doi: 10.1289/EHP149

Guo,Y., Li, S., Liu,D.L., Chen,D., Williams, G., Tong, S. Projecting future temperature-related mortality in three largest Australian cities. Environ Pollut, 2016, 208: 66-73. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2015.09.041
Guo, Y., Zeng, H., Zheng, R., Li, S., Barnett, A., Zhang, S., Zou, X., Huxley, R., Chen, W., Williams, G. The association between lung cancer incidence and ambient air pollution in China: a spatiotemporal analysis. Environ Res, 2016, 144: 60-5. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2015.11.004

Haikerwal, A., M. Akram, M. R. Sim, M. Meyer, M. J. Abramson, and M. Dennekamp. "Fine Particulate Matter (Pm2.5 ) Exposure During a Prolonged Wildfire Period and Emergency Department Visits for Asthma." Respirology 21, no. 1 (Jan 2016): 88-94.

Harris, R.M.B., Remenyi, T.A., Williamson, G.J., Bindoff, N.L. and Bowman, D.M.J.S "Climate–vegetation–fire interactions and feedbacks: trivial detail or major barrier to projecting the future of the Earth system?" WIREs Climate Change DOI: 10.1002/wcc.428 (Sept 2016)

He, C., L. D. Knibbs, Q. Tran, H. Wang, R. Laiman, B. Wang, Y. Gu, and L. Morawska. "Unexpected Increase in Indoor Pollutants after the Introduction of a Smoke-Free Policy in a Correctional Center." Indoor Air 26, no. 4 (Aug 2016): 623-33.

He, C., B. Miljevic, L. R. Crilley, N. C. Surawski, J. Bartsch, F. Salimi, E. Uhde, et al. "Characterisation of the Impact of Open Biomass Burning on Urban Air Quality in Brisbane, Australia." Environ Int 91 (May 2016): 230-42.

Johnson, G. R., L. D. Knibbs, T. J. Kidd, C. E. Wainwright, M. E. Wood, K. A. Ramsay, S. C. Bell, and L. Morawska. "A Novel Method and Its Application to Measuring Pathogen Decay in Bioaerosols from Patients with Respiratory Disease." PLoS One 11, no. 7 (2016): e0158763.

Johnston FH, Melody S, Bowman DM. The pyrohealth transition: how combustion emissions have shaped health through human history. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016;371(1696).
Jomichen, J., S. El-Zaemey, J. S. Heyworth, R. N. Carey, E. Darcey, A. Reid, D. C. Glass, et al. "Australian Work Exposures Studies: Occupational Exposure to Pesticides." Occup Environ Med (Sep 8 2016).

Kumar, P., A. N. Skouloudis, M. Bell, M. Viana, M. C. Carotta, G. Biskos, and L. Morawska. "Real-Time Sensors for Indoor Air Monitoring and Challenges Ahead in Deploying Them to Urban Buildings." Sci Total Environ 560-561 (Aug 1 2016): 150-9.

Li, S., Guo,Y. Williams, G. Acute impact of hourly ambient air pollution on preterm birth. Environ Health Persp, 2016, 124(10): 1623-9. doi: 10.1289/EHP200

Li, S., Williams, G., Guo, Y. Health benefits from improved outdoor air quality and intervention in China. Environ Pollut, 2016, 214: 17-25. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.03.066

Li, S., Yong Zhou, Gail Williams, Jouni Jaakkola, Chunquan Ou, Shuohua Chen, Taicheng Yao, Tianbang Qin, Shouling Wu, Yuming
Guo. Seasonality and temperature effects on fasting plasma glucose: a population-based longitudinal study in China. Diabetes Metab, 2016, 42(4): 267-75. doi: 10.1016/j.diabet.2016.01.002

Liu, X., Liufu Cui, Anxin Wang, Xizhu Wang, Qiaofeng Song, Shanshan Li, Jihong Shi, Xiaohong Zhao, Shuohua Chen, Xin Du, Chunpeng Ji, Rachel Huxley, Yuming Guo, Shouling Wu. Cumulative exposure to ideal cardiovascular health and incident diabetes in a Chinese population: The Kailuan Study. J Am Heart Assoc, 2016, 5: e004132. doi:10.1161/JAHA.116.004132

Lodge CJ, Dharmage SC. Breastfeeding and perinatal exposure, and the risk of asthma and allergies. Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology. 2016; 16:231-6

Luong, L. M., D. Phung, P. D. Sly, L. Morawska, and P. K. Thai. "The Association between Particulate Air Pollution and Respiratory Admissions among Young Children in Hanoi, Vietnam." Sci Total Environ (Aug 6 2016).

Madaniyazi, L., Yong Zhou, Shanshan Li, Gail Williams, Jouni Jaakkola, Xin Liang, Yan Liu, Shouling Wu, Yuming Guo. Outdoor temperature, heart rate and blood pressure in Chinese adults: effect modification by individual characteristics. Sci Rep, 2016, 6: 21003. doi:10.1038/srep21003

Maikawa, C.L., Weichenthal, S., Wheeler, A.J., Dobbin, N., Smargiassi, A., Evans, G.J., Liu, L., Goldberg, M.S. and Godri Pollitt, K.J. Particulate Oxidative Burden As A Predictor Of Exhaled Nitric Oxide In Children With Asthma. Online (6 May 2016). Environmental Health Perspectives. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/EHP175

Mallach, G., St-Jean, M., MacNeill, M., Aubin, D., Wallace, L., Shin, T., Van Ryswyk, K., Kulka, R., You, H., Fugler, D., Lavigne, E. and Wheeler, A.J. Exhaust ventilation in attached garages improves residential indoor air quality. Accepted (18 July 2016). Indoor Air doi: 10.1111/ina.12321

Matheson, M. C., Abramson, M. J., Allen, K., Benke, G., Burgess, J. A., Dowty, J. G., Erbas, B., Feather, I. H., Frith, P. A., Giles, G. G., Gurrin, L. C., Hamilton, G. S., Hopper, J. L., James, A. L., Jenkins, M. A., Johns, D. P., Lodge, C. J., Lowe, A. J., Markos, J., Morrison, S. C.,
Perret, J. L., Southey, M. C., Thomas, P. S., Thompson, B. R., Wood-Baker, R., Walters, E. H. & Dharmage, S. C. 2016. Cohort Profile: The Tasmanian Longitudinal Health STUDY (TAHS). International Journal of Epidemiology, 1-11.

Matheson MC, Reece JC, Kandane-Rathnayake RK, Tang ML, Simpson JA, Feather IH, et al. Mould-sensitized adults have lower Th2 cytokines and a higher prevalence of asthma than those sensitized to other aeroallergens. Allergy. 2016

McGarry, P., S. Clifford, L. D. Knibbs, C. He, and L. Morawska. "Application of Multi-Metric Approach to Characterization of Particle Emissions from Nanotechnology and Non-Nanotechnology Processes." J Occup Environ Hyg 13, no. 10 (Oct 2016): D175-97.
Melody SM, Bennett E, Clifford HD, Johnston FH, Shepherd CC, Alach Z, et al. A cross-sectional survey of environmental health in remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia. Int J Environ Health Res. 2016;26(5-6):525-35.

O’Keeffe D, Dennekamp M, Straney L, Mazhar M, O’Dwyer T, Haikerwal A, Reisen F, Abramson MJ, Johnston FH. Health effects of smoke from planned burns: a study protocol. BMC Public Health 2016 16:186. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2862-y

Perret, J. L., B. Bonevski, C. F. McDonald, and M. J. Abramson. "Smoking Cessation Strategies for Patients with Asthma: Improving Patient Outcomes." J Asthma Allergy 9 (2016): 117-28.
Perret JL, Walters H, Johns D, Gurrin L, Burgess J, Lowe A, Thompson B, Markos J, Morrison S, Thomas P, McDonald C, Wood-Baker R, Hopper J, Svanes C, Giles G, Abramson M, Matheson M, Dharmage S. Mother's smoking and complex lung function of offspring in middle age: A cohort study from childhood. Respirology. 2016 Jul;21(5):911-9. doi: 10.1111/resp.12750. Epub 2016 Mar 11.

Phung, D., T. T. Hien, H. N. Linh, L. M. Luong, L. Morawska, C. Chu, N. D. Binh, and P. K. Thai. "Air Pollution and Risk of Respiratory and Cardiovascular Hospitalizations in the Most Populous City in Vietnam." Sci Total Environ 557-558 (Jul 1 2016): 322-30.

Phung, D., P. K. Thai, Y. Guo, L. Morawska, S. Rutherford, and C. Chu. "Ambient Temperature and Risk of Cardiovascular Hospitalization: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." Sci Total Environ 550 (Apr 15 2016): 1084-102.

Pirkis, J., D. Currier, J. Carlin, L. Degenhardt, S. C. Dharmage, B. Giles-Corti, I. R. Gordon, et al. "Cohort Profile: Ten to Men (the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health)." Int J Epidemiol (Sep 29 2016).

Reid CE, Brauer M, Johnston FH, Jerrett M, Balmes JR, Elliott CT. Critical Review of Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke Exposure. Environ Health Perspect. 2016;124(9):1334-43.

Roos CI, Scott AC, Belcher CM, Chaloner WG, Aylen J, Bird RB, et al. Living on a flammable planet: interdisciplinary, cross-scalar and varied cultural lessons, prospects and challenges. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016;371(1696).

Roos C, Scott AC , Belcher CM, Chaloner WG, Aylen J, Bliege Bird R, Coughlan MR, Johnson BR, Johnston FH, McMorrow J, Steelman T and members of the Fire and Mankind Discussion Group. Living on a flammable planet: interdisciplinary, cross-scalar and varied cultural lessons, prospects and challenges. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. May 2016. bit.ly/PTB1696

Salthammer, T., E. Uhde, T. Schripp, A. Schieweck, L. Morawska, M. Mazaheri, S. Clifford, et al. "Children's Well-Being at Schools: Impact of Climatic Conditions and Air Pollution." Environ Int 94 (Sep 2016): 196-210.

Stelzer-Braid, S., E. R. Tovey, C. M. Willenborg, B. G. Toelle, R. Ampon, F. L. Garden, B. G. Oliver, et al. "Absence of Back to School Peaks in Human Rhinovirus Detections and Respiratory Symptoms in a Cohort of Children with Asthma." J Med Virol 88, no. 4 (Apr 2016): 578-87.

Svanes, C., J. Koplin, S. M. Skulstad, A. Johannessen, R. J. Bertelsen, B. Benediktsdottir, L. Braback, et al. "Father's Environment before Conception and Asthma Risk in His Children: A Multi-Generation Analysis of the Respiratory Health in Northern Europe Study." Int J Epidemiol (Aug 25 2016).

Tay, T. R., M. J. Abramson, and M. Hew. "Closing the Million Patient Gap of Uncontrolled Asthma." Med J Aust 204, no. 6 (Apr 4 2016): 216-7.

Tham, R., D. Vicendese, S. C. Dharmage, R. J. Hyndman, E. Newbigin, E. Lewis, M. O'Sullivan, et al. "Associations between Outdoor Fungal Spores and Childhood and Adolescent Asthma Hospitalizations." J Allergy Clin Immunol (Aug 12 2016).

Thomas, D., M. J. Abramson, B. Bonevski, S. Taylor, S. G. Poole, E. Paul, G. R. Weeks, M. J. Dooley, and J. George. "Integrating Smoking Cessation into Routine Care in Hospitals–a Randomized Controlled Trial." Addiction 111, no. 4 (Apr 2016): 714-23.

Thomas, D., A. J. Mackinnon, B. Bonevski, M. J. Abramson, S. Taylor, S. G. Poole, G. R. Weeks, M. J. Dooley, and J. George. "Development and Validation of a 21-Item Challenges to Stopping Smoking (Css-21) Scale." BMJ Open 6, no. 3 (2016): e011265.

Tovey, E. R., D. Liu-Brennan, F. L. Garden, B. G. Oliver, M. S. Perzanowski, and G. B. Marks. "Time-Based Measurement of Personal Mite Allergen Bioaerosol Exposure over 24 Hour Periods." PLoS One 11, no. 5 (2016): e0153414.

Trassierra, C. V., L. Stabile, F. Cardellini, L. Morawska, and G. Buonanno. "Effect of Indoor-Generated Airborne Particles on Radon Progeny Dynamics." J Hazard Mater 314 (Aug 15 2016): 155-63.

Villa, T. F., F. Gonzalez, B. Miljievic, Z. D. Ristovski, and L. Morawska. "An Overview of Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Air Quality Measurements: Present Applications and Future Prospectives." Sensors (Basel) 16, no. 7 (2016).

Wangchuk, T., C. He, L. D. Knibbs, M. Mazaheri, and L. Morawska. "A Pilot Study of Traditional Indoor Biomass Cooking and Heating in Rural Bhutan: Gas and Particle Concentrations and Emission Rates." Indoor Air (Feb 16 2016).

Williamson, G.J., Prio,r L.D., Jolly, W.M., Cochrane, M.W., Murphy, B.P. and Bowman, D.M.J.S. "Measurement of inter- and intra-annual variability of landscape fire activity at a continental scale: the Australian case" Environmental Research letters 11:3 (Feb 2016)

Wolfe, R., and M. J. Abramson. "An Epilogue to the Review Series on Modern Statistical Methods in Respiratory Medicine." Respirology 21, no. 4 (May 2016): 580.

Xu, Z., G. FitzGerald, Y. Guo, B. Jalaludin, and S. Tong. "Impact of Heatwave on Mortality under Different Heatwave Definitions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." Environ Int 89-90 (Apr-May 2016): 193-203.

Yeganeh,B. Hewsonc, M.G., Clifford, S., Knibbs, L.D., Morawskaa,L. "A satellite-based model for estimating PM2.5 concentration in a sparsely populated environment using soft computing techniques."Environmental Modelling & Software 88 (2017):84-92 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.11.017

Zairina, E., M. J. Abramson, C. F. McDonald, J. Li, T. Dharmasiri, K. Stewart, S. P. Walker, E. Paul, and J. George. "Telehealth to Improve Asthma Control in Pregnancy: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Respirology 21, no. 5 (Jul 2016): 867-74.

Zairina, E., M. J. Abramson, C. F. McDonald, P. Rochford, G. Nolan, K. Stewart, E. Paul, S. P. Walker, and J. George. "A Prospective Cohort Study of Pulmonary Function During Pregnancy in Women with and without Asthma." J Asthma 53, no. 2 (2016): 155-63.

Zhu, Y., X. D. Qin, X. W. Zeng, G. Paul, L. Morawska, M. W. Su, C. H. Tsai, et al. "Associations of Serum Perfluoroalkyl Acid Levels with T-Helper Cell-Specific Cytokines in Children: By Gender and Asthma Status." Sci Total Environ 559 (Jul 15 2016): 166-73.

Zwar, N. A., J. M. Bunker, H. K. Reddel, S. M. Dennis, S. Middleton, O. C. van Schayck, A. J. Crockett, et al. "Early Intervention for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease by Practice Nurse and Gp Teams: A Cluster Randomized Trial." Fam Pract (Aug 17 2016).