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Lian Wu

Associate Professor - School of Community Studies; Associate Professor - Healthcare, School of Healthcare and Social Practice
School of Community Studies
Location: Building 111, Room 2015


Wu, L., Thorogood, J., & Vyas, M. (2019). Implication of Quantitative CT and Artificial Intelligence in COPD. The 4th Asian Congress of Thoracic Imaging Conference (ACTI). Shanghai, China.

Wu, L., Baghaei, N., Casey, J., Mercier, J., Hicks, K., Stamp, D., & Su, B. (2019). SmokeFreeNZ: Designing and Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Mobile Application in Reducing Cigarette Consumption. 23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Rotorua.

Bin, Su., & Lian, Wu. (2019). TOITŪ TE KĀINGA TOITŪ TE ORA TOITŪ TE TANGATA Healthy homes, healthy people CHAPTER TWO, House Occupants' Health Conditions and Their Living Conditions. Rotorua, Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities National Science Challenge (Vol. National Science Challenges:Building better homes and cities).

Wu, L., Zhang, J., Qu, J., Bai, C., & Merrilees, M. (2017). Deposition of insoluble elastin by pulmonary fibroblasts from patients with COPD is increased by treatment with versican siRNA. International Journal of COPD (Vol. 12).

Nilufar, B., Wu, L., Casey, J., & Biddle-Ranga, K. (2016). Designing mobile applications for smoking cessation in New Zealand. 18th International Conference on Medical Information Processing and Analysis, Venice, Italy.

Xu, L., Lu, Y., Zhang, J., Wu, L., Merrilees, M., & Qu, J. (2015). Knockdown of versican 1 blocks cigarette-induced loss of insoluble elastin in human lung fibroblasts. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology (Vol. 2015).

Wu, L. (2015). The Magic of Wheat Germ. Taiwan, Morning Star Press (Vol. 1st).

Wu, Lian. (2014). Practical Dietotherapy. Taiwan, Morning Star Press, Taiwan (Vol. 1st).

Sexton, P., Black, P., Wu, L., Sommerville , F., Hamed, M., Milne , D., Metcalf, P., and Kolbe, J. (2014). Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Non-smokers: A Case-Comparison Study. COPD.

Sexton, P., Black, P., Wu, L., Sommerville, F., Hamad, M., Metcalf, P., and Kolbe, J. (2013). Fixed airflow obstruction among nonsmokers with asthma: a case-comparison study. Journal of Asthma.

Wu, L. (2013). Defective tissue repair and elastic fibres in COPD. The 9th International Symposium on Respiratory Diseases (ISRD) & American Thoracic Society Forum, Shanghai.

Sexton, P., Black, P., Metcalf, P., Wall, C., Ley, S., Wu, L., Sommerville, F., Brodie, S., and Kolbe, J. (2013). Influence of mediterranean diet on asthma symptoms, lung function, and systemic inflammation: a randomized controlled trial. J Asthma.

Qin, Z., Xu, J., Qu, J., Zhang, J., Sai, Y., Chen, C., Wu, L., and Yu, L. (2012). Intrapleural delivery of MSCs attenuates acute lung injury by paracrine/endocrine mechanism. J Cell Mol Med.

GAO, L., ASMITANAND, T., REN, H., WU, F., ZHANG, Y., LI, X., DI, L., SONG, Z., YANG, T., CHEN, T., MERRILEES, M., WU, L., and CHEN, M. (2012). Fiber-optic bronchoscope and detection of lung cancer: A five year study. Neoplasma.

Zhang, J., Wu, L., Qu, JM, Bai, CX, Merrilees, M., and Black, P. (2012). Pro-inflammatory phenotype of COPD fibroblasts not compatible with repair in COPD lung. .

Zhang, J., Wu, L., & Qu, J. (2011). Inhibited proliferation of human lung fibroblasts by LPS is through IL-6 and IL-8 release. Cytokine (Vol. 54).

Zhang, J., Wu, L., Feng, M., Sexton, P., Bai, C., Qu, J., Merrilees, M., and Black, P. (2011). Pulmonary fibroblasts from COPD patients show an impaired response of elastin synthesis to TGF-β1. Respir Physiol Neurobiol.

Wu, L., Ma, L., Nicholson, L., & Black, P. (2010). Advanced glycation end products and its receptor (RAGE) are increased in patients with COPD. Respir Med (Vol. 105).

Wu, L., Merrilees, M., Young, R., & Black, P. (2010). The cyclooxygenase-2-765C promoter polymorphism protects against the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respir Med (Vol. 105).

Wickens , K., and Black, P. (2008). A differential effect of 2 probiotics in the prevention of eczema and atopy: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol. (Vol. 4).

Prescott, SL, and Wickens, K. (2008). Supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus or Bifidobacterium lactis probiotics in pregnancy increases cord blood interferon-gamma and breast milk transforming growth factor-beta and immunoglobin A detection. Clin Exp Allergy (Vol. 38).

Young, RP, Hopkins, R., Black, P., Eddy, L., and Wu, L. (2006). Functional variants of antioxidant genes in smokers with COPD and in those with normal lung function. Thorax (Vol. 5).

Wu, L., Chau, J., Young, R., Pokorny, V., Mills, G., Hopkins, R., McLean, L., & Black, P. (2004). Transforming growth factor-b1 genotype and susceptibility to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Thorax (Vol. 59).

Pokorny, V., Chau, J., and Wu, L. (2003). Transforming growth factor β1 gene (HSTGFB1) nucleotide T869C (codon 10) polymorphism is not associated with prevalence or severity of rheumatoid arthritis in a Caucasian population. Ann Rheum Dis (Vol. 62).