CPHR Presentations
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PRESENTATIONS BY CPHR TEAM 2003

Postgraduate Seminar, Kenya Medical Research Institute, November, 2003.

Professor Neil Pearce. Lessons from ISAAC.

Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia, October 2003.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Early indoor microbial exposure lowers the risk of asthma: the PIAMA birth cohort study.

XIII Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, Perth, Australia, September 2003.

Rochelle Berry,  Dave McLeanProfessor Neil PearceDr Evan DrysonDr Chris Walls. Registry-based case-control study of occupational cancer in adult New Zealanders. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 58 (abstract).

Catherine Cohet,  Soo Cheng,  Claire MacDonald,  Michael Baker,  Professor Jeroen DouwesProfessor Neil Pearce. Infections, medication use and asthma in childhood. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 55-56 (abstract).

Lis Ellison-Loschmann,  Robert King,  Professor Neil Pearce. Regional variations in asthma hospitalisations among Maori and non-Maori. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 55 (abstract).

Sunia Foliaki,  Sandy Kildegaard Nielsen,  Bengt Björkstén,  Erika von Mutius,  Soo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce,  and the ISAAC Phase One Study Group. Antibiotic sales and the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis and eczema: The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 56 (abstract).

Elizabeth HardingProfessor Jeroen Douwes,  Peter Gibson,  Associate Professor Jodie Simpson,  Dr Christine van Dalen,  Jill Parkin,  Professor Graham Le Gros,  Catherine Cohet,  Professor Neil Pearce. How feasible is sputum induction for assessing airway inflammation in children? Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 55 (abstract).

Dr Mona Jeffreys,  Ruth Warren,  David Gunnell,  Peter McCarron,  George Davey Smith. Body mass index in young adulthood and breast cancer risk. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 17(abstract).

Dave McLeanSoo ChengProfessor Neil Pearce. Mortality and cancer incidence in meat workers. Australasian Epidemiologist 2003; 10: 27(abstract).

15th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Perth, Australia, September 2003.

Professor Jeroen Douwes,  Rob van Strien,  Gert Doekes,  Jet Smit,  Marjan Kerkhof,  Jorrit Gerritsen,  R Aalberse,  H Niejens,  Johan de Jongste,  Professor Bert Brunekreef. Early indoor microbial exposure lowers the risk of asthma: the PIAMA birth cohort study. Epidemiol 2003; 14: S46 (abstract).

Andrea 't Mannetje,  Paul Brennan,  David Zaridze,  Neonila Szeszenia-Dabrowska,  Peter Rudnai,  Jolanta Lissowska,  Eleonora Fabianova,  K Youngson,  Dana Mates,  Vladimir Bencko. Occupational exposure to metal compounds and lung cancer: results from a multi-centre case-control study in Central/Eastern Europe and UK. Epidemiol 2003; 14: S25 (abstract).

Airway Research Centre, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia, September 2003.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Early indoor microbial exposure lowers the risk of asthma: the PIAMA birth cohort study.

Annual Conference of the Public Health Association of New Zealand, Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia, July 2003.

Cindy Kiro,  R Barton,  H Johanson,  P Tauroa,  I Hassall,  J Steele. Te hauora o nga tamariki o Whaingaroa: a community case study

Cindy Kiro,  B Langford,  K Ratima. Waiora: the effect of environmental factors on the health of New Zealanders

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, June 2003.

Catherine Cohet. Polymorphisms in the AGT gene and lung cancer risk in non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke

Australian Association of Neurologists Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Australia, May 2003.

Associate Professor Wendyl D'Souza,  Terence O'Brien,  T Dwyer,  B Taylor,  D Ficker,  Professor Neil Pearce,  Mark Cook. Establishing a community-based epilepsy register in Tasmania

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, April 2003.

Professor Neil PearceDave McLean. Cancer in agricultural workers

Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, February 2003.

Professor Jeroen Douwes. Does bacterial endotoxin prevent asthma? Results of the PIAMA birth cohort study