CRE Funded Projects 2012-2018

The CRE offers small project grant funding to support the generation of pilot data or to extend the scope of existing projects. A competitive application round is conducted each year. Find out more below about the projects funded to date.

Exploring the PBB microbiome: Do airway bacterial community structures correlate with inflammatory measures?

Our initial study, funded by the Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation, investigated the microbiota associated with the upper and lower respiratory tract in 35 children with chronic suppurative lung disease...

Longitudinal study of nasopharyngeal microbiota in Indigenous children with bronchietasis while receiving long-term azithromycin or placebo treatment

This project is an extension of the Bronchiectasis Intervention Study (BIS). The project extends the original study by adding microbiota analysis. This is a longitudinal study of microbiota present in...

ICS: Randomised Placebo Controlled Trial of Inhaled Corticosteroids for Treatment of Acute and Chronic Cough in Children

Cough is the most common symptom presenting to primary care services in Australia and internationally. It is also the most common reason for referrals to paediatricians and respiratory physicians. Cough...