MB BS FRCP FRACP
Director of the Wellington Asthma Research Group
Personal Chair (Research)
Department of Medicine
University of Otago Wellington
PO Box 7343
Tel 64 4 918 5258
Mob 64 274 519 725
Research expertise and interest
Asthma, respiratory disease, allergies and smoking cessation
Wickens K, Black P, Stanley T, Mitchell E, Barthow C, Fitzharris P, Purdie G, Crane J, and the Probiotic Study Group. A protective effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 against eczema in the first two years of life persists to age 4 years. Clin Exp Allergy (in press). 2012.
Crane J, Lampshire P, Wickens K, Epton M, Siebers R, Ingham T, Pattemore P, Town G, and the year six New Zealand Asthma and Allergy Cohort Study Group. Asthma, atopy and exhaled nitric oxide in a cohort of 6 year old New Zealand children. Paediatr Allergy and Immunol 2012;23:59-64 DOI:10.1111/j.399-3038.2011.01227.x.
Thomson C, Miller J, Wickens K, Ingham T, Lampshire P, Epton M, Town I, Pattemore P, Crane J, and the year six New Zealand Asthma and Allergy Cohort Study Group (NZAACS6). Selenium status and atopy in a cohort of New Zealand children (in press). Clin Exp Allergy. 2011.
Tanpowpong P, Ingham T, Lampshire P, Kirchberg F, Epton M, Crane J, Camargo C, and the New Zealand Asthma and Allergy Cohort Study Group. Celiac Disease and Gluten Avoidance in New Zealand Children. Arch Dis Childhood 2011:doi:10.1136/archdischild-4 of 5 2011-300248.
Silvers K, Frampton C, Wickens K, Pattemore P, Ingham T, Fishwick D, Crane J, Town I, Epton M, and the New Zealand Asthma and Allergy Cohort Study Group. Breast-feeding protects against current asthma up to 6 years of age. J Pediatrics (in press). 2011.
Howden-Chapman P, Crane J, Chapman R, Fougere G. Improving health and energy efficiency through community-based housing interventions. Int J Public Health. 2011;56:583-8.
Gillespie-Bennett J, Pierse N, Wickens K, Crane J, Howden-Chapman P. The respiratory health effects of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in children with asthma. European Respiratory Journal 2011;38:303-9 doi 10.1183/09031936.0115409.
Camargo C, Ingham T, Wickens K, Thadani R, Silvers K, Epton M, Town I, Espinola J, Crane J, and the New Zealand Asthma and Allergy Cohort Study Group. Cord blood 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and risk of respiratory infection, childhood wheezing, and asthma. Pediatrics. 2011;127:e180-e7.
Wickens K, Beasley R, Town I, Epton M, Pattemore P, Ingham T, Crane J, and the New Zealand Asthma and Allergy Cohort Study Group. The effects of early and late paracetamol exposure on asthma and atopy: a birth cohort. Clin Exp Allergy 2010;41(3):399-406 doi: 10.1111/j.365-2222.010.03610.x.
Caldwell B, Dickson S, Burgess C, Siebers R, Mala S, Parkes A, Crane J. A pilot study of nicotine delivery to smokers from a metered dose inhaler. Nicotine and Tobacco Research (published on-line April 2009 ). 2009;11(4):342-7 doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntp027.