Julian Crane

Julian Crane is a general physician by training and a research professor in the Department of Medicine.

Research interests include epidemiological studies and clinical trials of asthma and allergic disease and the role of housing factors such as damp and mould that impact the respiratory system.  Recent research interests have included the role of probiotics in respiratory and allergic health and novel products to help smoker quit smoking. 

 

Key publications

  1. Ingham, T.R. Jones, B. Aldridge, D. Latimer, M. Dowell, A. Davies, C. Draper, J.B. Bailey, L.O. Stanley, T.V. Leadbitter, P.
    (2019).
    Damp mouldy housing and early childhood hospital admissions for acute respiratory infection: a case control study.
  2. Walker, G.J. Stelzer‐Braid, S. Honeywill, C. Wynn, M. Willenborg, C. Barnes, P. Kang, J. Rawlinson, W.D.
    (2019).
    Viruses associated with acute respiratory infection in a community‐based cohort of healthy New Zealand children.
    Journal of Medical Virology,
    Open access.
  3. Matheson, A. Cunningham, M. Blakely, T. O’Dea, D. Woodward, A. Saville-Smith, A. Waipara, N.
    (2005).
    Retrofitting houses with insulation to reduce health inequalities: Aims and methods of a clustered, randomised community-based trial
    Social Science and Medicine,
    61(12, 2600-2610.
  4. Matheson, A. Waipara, N. Blakely, T. Cunningham, M. Woodward, A. O’Dea, D. Douwes, J. Marshall, C. Skelton, P.
    (2002)
    A national study of the health effects of insulating homes: the baseline data (Report 2).
    University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

    A national study of the health effects of insulating homes: the baseline data (Report 2), August 2002. He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme Department of Public Health Wellington

  5. Blakely, T. Cunningham, M. O’Dea, D. Woodward, A. Waipara, N. Douwes, J. Matheson, A. Marshall, C. Skelton, P.
    (2002)
    A national study of the health effects of insulating homes: the baseline data (Report 1).
    University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

    A national study of the health effects of insulating homes: the baseline data (Report 1), March 2002. He Kāinga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme Department of Public Health Wellington S