Researcher

Scientia Professor Guy Barrington Marks

My Expertise

Lung health with specific focus on airways disease, air pollution and tuberculosis - capacity building for lung health research.

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Research Interests:

Guy Marks is a respiratory physician and epidemiologist and a public health physician. He has led the Respiratory and Environmental Epidemiology group at the Woolcock since 1997. The major focus of his research interest is lung health with specific focus on airways disease, air pollution and tuberculosis. He also has a strong commitment to capacity building for lung health research. 

Broad Research Areas:
Pulmonary Disease,...view more

Research Interests:

Guy Marks is a respiratory physician and epidemiologist and a public health physician. He has led the Respiratory and Environmental Epidemiology group at the Woolcock since 1997. The major focus of his research interest is lung health with specific focus on airways disease, air pollution and tuberculosis. He also has a strong commitment to capacity building for lung health research. 

Broad Research Areas:
Pulmonary Disease, Epidemiology

Qualifications:
BMedSc MB BS UNSW, PhD Syd, MRCP, FRACP, FAFPHM, FAHMS

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Australasian Epidemiological Association

Specific Research Keywords:
Epidemiology, Air Pollution, Asthma, TB, COPD


My Grants

Title

Investigators

Source

Years

Funds ($)

Prevention of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in a high prevalence setting: ‘Connecting the DOTS’ in Vietnam

G Fox
G Marks
R Menzies
NV Nhung
B Marais
S Graham
M Behr
D Dowdy
A Benedetti

NHMRC Project Grant

1081443

2015 – 2019

$753,157
$800,219
$800,219
$399,885
$481,065

National Clinical Centre of Research Excellence in Severe Asthma

P Gibson
G Marks
V McDonald
P Wark
G King
B Thompson
H Reddel
J Upham
L Smith
A James

NHMRC

Centre for Research Excellence

1078579

2015- 2019

$551,896
$593,915
$645,933
$416,242
$290,186

Multidimensional Assessment of the Health Impacts of Infrasound: Two Randomised Controlled Trials

Guy Marks
Ronald Grunstein
Renzo Tonin
Nathaniel Marshall
Miriam Welgampola
Nicholas Glozier
Craig Phillips
Brett Toelle
Delwyn Bartlett
Christine Cowie

NHMRC

Targeted Research Grant

APP1113615

 

2016-2020 

$902,263
$446,641
$219,652
$219,652
$155,724

Energy transitions, air pollution and health in Australia

Guy Marks
Bin Jalaludin
Michael Abramson
Lidia Morawska
Shyamali Dharmage
Fay Johnston
Geoffrey Morgan
Jane Heyworth
Graeme Zosky
Yuming Guo

NHMRC

Centre for Research Excellence

1116412

2017-
2021

$498,245
$498,245
$498,245
$498,245
$498,245
 

Development and validation of a latent tuberculosis diagnostic

A. Kelleher
J. Zaunders
J.B. Belicha
G. Marks
JMT Morgado

NHMRC

Development grant

1118550

2017-
2019

$534,865

An integrated health-sector strategy to combat COPD and asthma in Vietnam: A pragmatic stepped intervention cluster randomized trial

G Fox
G Marks
J Negin
S Jan
NV Nguyen
B Tran
CQ Ngo

NHMRC

Global Alliance for Chronic Disease

1166020

2016 - 2021

$1,894,349

Air pollution and mortality and morbidity in adult Australians (APMMA Study): a large population based cohort study

G Marks
B Jalaludin
G Morgan
C Cowie
Y Guo
M Cope
L Knibbs
L Morawska
J Heyworth
A Hinwood

NHMRC

Project Grant

1142222

2018-2020

$537,062

$254,747

$249,599

Improving Global Tuberculosis Control with the AuTuMN Platform

J Trauer
E McBryde
T Doan
G Marks
J Denholm

NHMRC

Project grant

1144570

2018-
2020

$228,353

$213,353

$213,353

Combating the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistant infectious diseases in Vietnam: the V-RESIST study

G Fox
J Negin
G Marks
S Jan
J Iredell
B Marais
Tran Hoang
Nhung Nguyen
K Viney
J Beardsley

NHMRC/DFAT

International Joint Call

IndoPacific Health Security

App1153346

2018-2020

$855,356

$879,779

$740,627


My Awards

  • Alumni Award for Achievement, University of NSW. 1981
  • Norman Rose Memorial Travelling Scholarship, Sydney Hospitallers, 1992
  • Lillian Roxon Memorial Travel Grant, Asthma Foundation of Victoria, 1992
  • Cottrell Fellowship, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 1992.
  • Travelling Fellowship, Asthma Foundation of NSW, 1992
  • Rolf Edgar Lake Research Fellow, University of Sydney, 1997
  • Medical Research Media Award, Research Australia, 2006
  • Consultant Teacher of the Year award, Liverpool Hospital, 2007
  • European Respiratory Society Visiting Professor, 2008
  • Hall of Fame Award, Asthma Foundation of NSW, 2008
  • Research Medal, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2010
  • NHMRC Achievement Award for Top Ranked Practitioner Fellow, 2010
  • NHMRC Achievement Award for Top Ranked Research Fellow, 2013
  • Lady Mary Fairfax Distinguished Research Award, Ingham Institute 2014
  • South Western Sydney Clinical School (UNSW), Distinguished Research Award 2014
  • Award from Vietnam National TB Program for contribution to TB control, 2017
  • Scientia Professor, University of NSW Sydney, 2019
  • elected Fellow, Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

My Engagement

Current appointments

  1. Professor of Respiratory Medicine, South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of NSW
  2. National Health and Medical Research Council Australia (NHMRC) Senior Principal Research Fellow
  3. Respiratory Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Liverpool Hospital
  4. Head, Respiratory and Environmental Epidemiology, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
  5. Director, Australian Centre for Airways Disease Monitoring (ACAM)
  6. Honorary Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney
  7. Principal Investigator, Centre for Air Pollution, Energy and Health Research (an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence)
  8. Principal Investigator, Respiratory, Sleep and Environmental and Occupational Health (RSEOH) Clinical Academic Group, SPHERE, Sydney, Australia
  9. Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

International

  1. President, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, (Member of the Board since 2010, Secretary-General 2013-14, Vice-President 2014-18)
  2. Editor in Chief, International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2012-2019
  3. Member, Steering Committee, Global Asthma Network, 2012-
  4. Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, American Thoracic Society, 2014-
  5. Co-Convenor, Vietnam Integrated Center for TB and lung diseases Research (VICTORY), 2015-
  6. Member, Education Committee, Asia Pacific Society for Respirology, 2016-

Local and National

  1. Member, NSW Health Department Tuberculosis Advisory Committee 1999-
  2. Member, NSW Health Department committee on Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis 1999-
  3. Chair, NSW Chief Health Officer’s Expert Advisory Committee on Air Pollution 2010-
  4. Member, Health Research Ethics Committee, South Western Sydney Local Health District, 2012-
  5. NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence (CRE) Population Health Research Grant Review Panel 2018
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Location

Liverpool Hospital

Contact

02 8738 3000
0419251565