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DSM staff profile

Dr Jack Dummer

PositionConsultant and Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine (Dunedin)
QualificationsMB ChB PhD FRACP
Research summaryRespiratory medicine

Research

Dr Jack Dummer has research interests in airway diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. His work includes breath analysis in airway inflammation, and healthcare delivery and pharmacoepidemiology in COPD.

Publications

Parkin, L., Williams, S., Sharples, K., Barson, D., Horsburgh, S., Jackson, R., … Dummer, J. (2021). Dual versus single long-acting bronchodilator use could raise acute coronary syndrome risk by over 50%: A population-based nested case-control study. Journal of Internal Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/joim.13348

Khadka, P., Sinha, S., Tucker, I. G., Dummer, J., Hill, P. C., Katare, R., & Das, S. C. (2021). Pharmacokinetics of rifampicin after repeated intra-tracheal administration of amorphous and crystalline powder formulations to Sprague Dawley rats. European Journal of Pharmaceutics & Biopharmaceutics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2021.02.011

Khadka, P., Sinha, S., Tucker, I. G., Dummer, J., Hill, P. C., Katare, R., & Das, S. C. (2021). Studies on the safety and the tissue distribution of inhaled high-dose amorphous and crystalline rifampicin in a rat model. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 597, 120345. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2021.120345

Parkin, L., Williams, S., Barson, D., Sharples, K., Horsburgh, S., Jackson, R., & Dummer, J. (2021). Is the use of two versus one long-acting bronchodilator by patients with COPD associated with a higher risk of acute coronary syndrome in real-world clinical practice? BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 8(1), e000840. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2020-000840

Dummer, J., & Stokes, T. (2020). Improving continuity of care of patients with respiratory disease at hospital discharge. Breathe, 16(3), 200161. doi: 10.1183/20734735.0161-2020

Khadka, P., Sinha, S., Tucker, I. G., Dummer, J., Hill, P. C., Katare, R., & Das, S. C. (2021). Pharmacokinetics of rifampicin after repeated intra-tracheal administration of amorphous and crystalline powder formulations to Sprague Dawley rats. European Journal of Pharmaceutics & Biopharmaceutics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2021.02.011

Journal - Research Article

Khadka, P., Sinha, S., Tucker, I. G., Dummer, J., Hill, P. C., Katare, R., & Das, S. C. (2021). Studies on the safety and the tissue distribution of inhaled high-dose amorphous and crystalline rifampicin in a rat model. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 597, 120345. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2021.120345

Journal - Research Article

Parkin, L., Williams, S., Barson, D., Sharples, K., Horsburgh, S., Jackson, R., & Dummer, J. (2021). Is the use of two versus one long-acting bronchodilator by patients with COPD associated with a higher risk of acute coronary syndrome in real-world clinical practice? BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 8(1), e000840. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2020-000840

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Parkin, L., Williams, S., Sharples, K., Barson, D., Horsburgh, S., Jackson, R., … Dummer, J. (2021). Dual versus single long-acting bronchodilator use could raise acute coronary syndrome risk by over 50%: A population-based nested case-control study. Journal of Internal Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/joim.13348

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Dummer, J., Dobler, C. C., Holmes, M., Chambers, D., Yang, I. A., Parkin, L., … Holland, A. E. (2020). Diagnosis and treatment of lung disease associated with alpha one-antitrypsin deficiency: A position statement from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. Respirology, 25, 321-335. doi: 10.1111/resp.13774

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Dummer, J., Tumilty, E., Hannah, D., McAuley, K., Baxter, J., Doolan-Noble, F., … Stokes, T. (2020). Health care utilisation and health needs of people with severe COPD in the southern region of New Zealand: A retrospective case note review. COPD, 17(2), 136-142. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2020.1724275

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Khadka, P., Hill, P. C., Zhang, B., Katare, R., Dummer, J., & Das, S. C. (2020). A study on polymorphic forms of rifampicin for inhaled high dose delivery in tuberculosis treatment. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 587, 119602. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119602

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Ndukwe, H. C., Shaul, D., Shin, J., Pang, C. D., Swee, C. Y., Hong, B. T., Dummer, J. F., … Wilby, K. J., & Marra, C. A. (2020). Assessment of inhaler technique among fourth-year pharmacy students: Implications for the use of entrustable professional activities [Research note]. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching & Learning, 12, 281-286. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2019.12.001

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Parkin, L., Quon, J., Sharples, K., Barson, D., & Dummer, J. (2020). Underuse of beta-blockers by patients with COPD and co-morbid acute coronary syndrome: A nationwide follow-up study in New Zealand. Respirology, 25, 173-182. doi: 10.1111/resp.13662

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Singh, A., Cowan, J., & Dummer, J. (2020). The effect of mode of inhaled salbutamol delivery on measures of small airways obstruction in asthma: A comparison of treatment delivered via spacer and nebuliser. New Zealand Medical Student Journal, (30), 21-25.

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Tumilty, E., Doolan-Noble, F., Tiatia Fa'atoese Latu, A., McAuley, K., Dummer, J., Baxter, J., Hannah, D., … Stokes, T. (2020). 'A balancing act': Living with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in southern New Zealand: A qualitative study. Journal of Primary Health Care, 12(2), 166-172. doi: 10.1071/HC20007

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Stokes, T., Tumilty, E., Tiatia Fa'atoese Latu, A., Doolan-Noble, F., Baxter, J., McAuley, K., … Dummer, J. (2019). Improving access to health care for people with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in southern New Zealand: Qualitative study of the views of health professional stakeholders and patients. BMJ Open, 9, e033524. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033524

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Aluzaite, K., Tewhaiti-Smith, J., Fraser, M., Johnson, S., Glen, E., Beck, A., … Dummer, J., & Schultz, M. (2018). A liver health hui: Hepatitis C knowledge and associated risk factors in New Zealand gang members and their families. Royal Society Open Science, 5, 172167. doi: 10.1098/rsos.172167

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Khadka, P., Dummer, J., Hill, P. C., & Das, S. C. (2018). Considerations in preparing for clinical studies of inhaled rifampicin to enhance tuberculosis treatment. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 548(1), 244-254. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2018.07.011

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Parkin, L., Barson, D., Zeng, J., Horsburgh, S., Sharples, K., & Dummer, J. (2018). Patterns of use of long-acting brochodilators in patients with COPD: A nationwide follow-up study of new users in New Zealand. Respirology, 23(6), 583-592. doi: 10.1111/resp.13235

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Amer, M., Cowan, J., Gray, A., Brockway, B., & Dummer, J. (2016). Effect of inhaled β2-agonist on exhaled nitric oxide in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. PLoS ONE, 11(6), e0157019. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157019

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Dummer, J., Storer, M., Sturney, S., Scott-Thomas, A., Chambers, S., Swanney, M., & Epton, M. (2013). Quantification of hydrogen cyanide (HCN) in breath using selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry: HCN is not a biomarker of Pseudomonas in chronic suppurative lung disease. Journal of Breath Research, 7(1), 017105. doi: 10.1088/1752-7155/7/1/017105

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Storer, M., Dummer, J., Sturney, S., & Epton, M. (2013). Validating SIFT-MS analysis of volatiles in breath. Current Analytical Chemistry, 9(4), 576-583. doi: 10.2174/15734110113099990022

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Dummer, J., Storer, M., Swanney, M., McEwan, M., Scott-Thomas, A., Bhandari, S., Chambers, S., … Epton, M. (2011). Analysis of biogenic volatile organic compounds in human health and disease. Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 30(7), 960-967. doi: 10.1016/j.trac.2011.03.011

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Storer, M. K., Dummer, J. F., Cook, J., McEwan, M., & Epton, M. J. (2011). Increased concentrations of breath haloamines are not detectable in airways inflammation using SIFT-MS. Journal of Breath Research, 5(3). doi: 10.1088/1752-7155/5/3/037105

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Storer, M., Dummer, J., Lunt, H., Scotter, J., McCartin, F., Cook, J., Swanney, M., … Epton, M. (2011). Measurement of breath acetone concentrations by selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry in type 2 diabetes. Journal of Breath Research, 5, 046011. doi: 10.1088/1752-7155/5/4/046011

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Dummer, J. F., . . ., Frampton, C. M., Scotter, J. M., Prisk, G., & Epton, M. J. (2010). Accurate, reproducible measurement of acetone concentration in breath using selected ion flow tube-mass spectrometry. Journal of Breath Research, 4, 046001. doi: 10.1088/1752-7155/4/4/046001

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Hu, W.-P., Langford, V. S., McEwan, M. J., Milligan, D. B., Storer, M. K., Dummer, J., & Epton, M. J. (2010). Monitoring chloramines and bromamines in a humid environment using selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 24(12), 1744-1748. doi: 10.1002/rcm.4570

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Dummer, J. F., Epton, M. J., Cowan, J. O., Cook, J. M., Condliffe, R., Landhuis, C. E., Smith, A. D., & Taylor, D. R. (2009). Predicting corticosteroid response in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using exhaled nitric oxide. American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, 180(9), 846-852. doi: 10.1164/rccm.200905-0685OC

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Epton, M. J., Ledingham, K., Dummer, J., Hu, W.-P., Rhodes, B., Senthilmohan, S. T., Scotter, J. M., Allardyce, R., Cook, J., & Swanney, M. P. (2009). Interference of chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)-containing inhalers with measurements of volatile compounds using selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 23(3), 443-447. doi: 10.1002/rcm.3875

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Senthilmohan, S. T., Kettle, A. J., McEwan, M. J., Dummer, J., Edwards, S. J., Wilson, P. F., & Epton, M. J. (2008). Detection of monobromamine, monochloramine and dichloramine using selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry and their relevance as breath markers. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 22(5), 677-681. doi: 10.1002/rcm.3418

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Dummer, J., & Stokes, T. (2020). Improving continuity of care of patients with respiratory disease at hospital discharge. Breathe, 16(3), 200161. doi: 10.1183/20734735.0161-2020

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