Prof Philip Bardin

Director
Monash Lung & Sleep department/Respiratory Research
Monash Medical Centre

+61 3 9594 2045
philip.bardin@monash.edu

Research Activities

Virus-associated airway inflammation with emphasis on rhinovirus and RSV in asthma and COPD. Clinical and lab projects are ongoing. Also, established clinical trials section investigating new treatments. Phil Bardin is Professor of Respiratory Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Since 2008 he has been Director, Lung & Sleep Medicine, Monash University and Medical Centre, Melbourne. He is recognised for investigation of obstructive lung diseases (particularly virus-asthma-COPD exacerbations) and has conducted extensive research of new asthma and COPD therapies. Recently research has also focussed on vocal cord dysfunction in obstructive lung diseases. He is a recipient of ongoing Australian NH&MRC funding, has chaired the Australian NH&MRC Grant Review Panel (Respiratory & Sleep Medicine) and served on the Australian NH&MRC Academy. His professional activities reflect a career-long commitment to research and medical education, particularly in the areas of asthma and COPD. Currently he is Deputy Editor and Editor-in-chief elect of Respirology, official journal of the TSANZ and APSR.

Techniques/Expertise

Cell biology/culture, molecular biology, molecular virology.
Primary culture epithelial and fibroblast cells, access to 'fresh' lung tissue.

Disease Models

 Mouse models infection. Mouse models COPD. In vitro primary cells.

Other Lab Members

Senior post-docs:
Belinda Thomas
Keiko Kano
PhD
Martin MacDonald
Kathy Low
Lydia Cvejic

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