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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Food 4 Health - He Oranga Kai: Assessing the efficacy, acceptability and economic implications of Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 and β-glucan to improve glycated haemoglobin, metabolic health, and general well-being in adults with pre-diabetes: study protocol for a 2 × 2 factorial design, parallel group, placebo-controlled randomized controlled trial, with embedded qualitative study and economic analysisTrials. 2019 Jul 29;20(1):464. doi: 10.1186/s13063-019-3553-7.
Eczema-protective probiotic alters infant gut microbiome functional capacity but not composition: analysis from a RCTBenef Microbes 2019 21;10(1):5-17
Damp mouldy housing and early childhood hospital admissions for acute respiratory infection: a case control studyThorax. 2019 Sep;74(9):849-857. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2018-212979. Epub 2019 Aug 14
Endotoxin, cat, and house dust mite allergens in electrostatic cloths and bedroom dustJ Occup Environ Hyg. 2019 Jan;16(1):89-96.
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Exposure to antibiotics in the first 24 months of life and neurocognitive outcomes at 11 years of agePsychopharmacology (Berl). 2019; 36(5):1573-8.
Effects of Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 in early life on the cumulative prevalence of allergic disease to 11 yearsPediatr Allergy Immunol. 2018;29(8):808-14.