Respiratory research

  • We are an active research unit at Waikato Hospital in Hamilton offering a wide variety of research trials varying from local collaborative projects to global studies.
  • We participate in clinical trials ranging from Phase I through to Phase IV.
  • All of our studies have received appropriate local regulatory and ethical approval and are conducted according to ICH-GCP standards.

Location:  Level B01 Menzies Building.

Click on the image below to find out more about our latest clinical trials:




The Respiratory Research team 

2 x Consultants
2x  Research Fellows
2 x Study Co-ordinators/Research Nurses
1 x Administration assistant

Studies in progress 

We currently have a variety of studies in progress for a range of medical conditions including;

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Pneumothorax
  • RSV
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Influenza A



If you want to take part in research, or want to know more details about the individual studies available please contact one of the team;

  • Christine Tuffery (07) 839 8899 ext: 98070, mob: 021759531
  • Sandra Hopping (07) 839 8899 ext: 98070, mob: 0212407432
  • Hollie Ellis, mob: 021719464