Professor Julian Crane


Wellington Asthma Research Group

Co-Director Housing and Health Research Programme

University of Otago, Wellington


Research interests: asthma and allergy, respiratory health effects of housing

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Reduced primary care respiratory infection visits following pregnancy and infancy vitamin D supplementation: A randomised controlled trialActa pædiatrica, 2015, 104:4, 396-404
Cooking fuels and prevalence of asthma: a global analysis of phase three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 1:5, July 2013, pp. 386–394
Warm homes for older people: Aims and methods of a randomised community-based trial for people with COPDBMC Public Health, 13:176 (2013)
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Modelling the effects of low indoor temperatures on the lung function of children with asthmaJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67:11, 11/2013
Improving health and energy efficiency through community-based housing interventionsInt J Public Health, 2011, 56:583-8
Effect of insulating existing houses on health inequality: cluster randomised study in the communityBMJ, 2007, 334, doi: