Silicosis - Harnessing new ideas to conquer the re-emergence of an ancient lung disease - The SHIELD Study

  • Chambers, Daniel (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Westall, Glen (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Goh, Nicole (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Bozinovski, Steven (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Corte, Tamera Jo (Chief Investigator (CI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

The SHIELD study unites Australian clinicians and scientists who have been central to the response
to the silicosis epidemic, and their interventional bronchoscopy and whole lung lavage (WLL) centres
in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney to establish the SHIELD cohort and biobank. S
Short titleSHIELD Study
Effective start/end date1/06/211/05/24


  • Department of Health and Aged Care (Australia): A$2,216,631.00