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Honorary Research Fellow

MBChB, PhD, FRACP

Doctor André Schultz is a NHMRC TRIP Fellow at the Telethon Kids Institute. He is also a paediatric respiratory physician and Director of Cystic Fibrosis at Perth Children’s Hospital which provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for all children and young people with cystic fibrosis in Western Australia.

He has received research funding in excess of AU$10 million since 2014 and has over 45 peer reviewed publications spanning airway surface physiology to knowledge translation science. He is an advocate for optimizing health early in life to ensure the best possible health outcomes later in life. His research interests include lung health in Aboriginal children, biomarkers of lung disease, cell culture based disease models and mental health in cystic fibrosis. He is the clinical lead for the emerging BEAT CF adaptive platform trial.  He is a committed advocate for children and families affected by rare lung disease. He is the co-founder and Chair of the multinational chILDRANZ Peer Support Team, a member of the Lung Foundation’s Young Lungs Executive Advisory Committee that raise awareness and increase support for children with rare lung diseases, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Australian Cystic Fibrosis Data Registry.