The University of Newcastle, Australia

Asthma and Respiratory Disease Research


Associate Professor Jodie Simpson

Associate Professor Jodie Simpson

Research Assistants

Kavita Pabreja, Kellie Fakes, Joanna Howes, Jennifer Darcey

PhD Students

Ms Melanie Erriah, Ms Stephany, Sanchez-Ovando, Mr Ravi Lokwani


Associate Professor Simpson is a clinical research scientist and research leader within the Healthy Lungs Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Disease and leads the inflammation node within the level 2 West Wing VIVA group of Hunter Medical Research Institute and is the current holder of the Australian Respiratory Council’s Ann Woolcock Research Fellowship.

The laboratory research focus is around the mechanisms and treatment of airway inflammation in obstructive airways disease.