Dr Stephanie Yerkovich

Honorary Senior Fellow

Prince Charles Hospital Northside Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Yerkovich, S. T., Fiene, A., Sinclair, K., Tan, M., Samson, L., Hopkins, P. M. A. and Chambers, D. C. (2013). Distinct lymphocyte subsets infiltrate the small and large airway epithelium after lung transplantation. In: ISHLT 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Montreal Canada, (S75-S76). 24-27 April 2013. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2013.01.189

  • Yerkovich, S., Franz, L., Grant, M., Hopkins, P. and Chambers, D. (2013). Hypogammaglobulinaemia Post-Lung Transplant Is Associated with Deficent B Cell Function. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2013 Annual Scientific Meetings. 2013 Annual Scientific Meetings of The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science, Darwin, NT Australia, (28-28). 22 - 27 March 2013. doi:10.1111/resp.12045

  • Yerkovich, S. T., Franz, L., Grant, M., Hopkins, P. M. A. and Chambers, D. C. (2013). Hypogammaglobulinaemia post-lung transplant is associated with Deficient B Cell Function. In: ISHLT 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Montreal Canada, (S271-S271). 24-27 April 2013. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2013.01.711

  • Willner, D., Ab-Ghani, N. A., Yerkovich, S., Tan, M. E., Hopkins, P. M., Chambers, D. C. and Hugenholtz, P. (2013). Longitudinal holistic profiling of the lung transplant microbiome. In: ISHLT 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Montreal, Canada, (S10-S11). 24-27 April 2013. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2013.01.004

  • Chambers, D. C., Hunt, W., Naidoo, R., Wall, D., Choudhary, J., Enever, D. L., Samson, L., Yerkovich, S. T., Rapchuk, I. L., Smith, I. J., Hopkins, P. M. A. and Kermeen, F. D. (2013). Safety of a mesenchymal-like Adherent Stromal Cell (PLX-PAD) in a human model of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH). In: ISHLT 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Montreal Canada, (S65-S66). 24-27 April 2013. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2013.01.977

  • Walsh, J., Mckeough, Z., Morris, N., Yerkovich, S., Wood, M. and Paratz, J. (2013). Seasonal variation and living alone are related to non-completion in a pulmonary rehabilitation program. In: Abstracts of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2013 Annual Scientific Meetings. Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science TSANZ and ANZSRS 2013, Darwin NT Australia, (50-50). 22-27 March 2013. doi:10.1111/resp.12046

  • Chambers, D. C., Fiene, A., Sinclair, K., Samson, L., Tan, M. E., Sladden, T., Hopkins, P. M. A. and Yerkovich, S. T. (2013). Transbronchial Brush (TBBr) detection of activated T Cells identifies patients at risk of progressive Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome (BOS). In: ISHLT 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 33rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Montreal Canada, (S104-S104). 24-27 April 2013. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2013.01.1027

  • Yerkovich, S.T., Gilpin, S., Sinclair, K.A., Tan, M.E., Fiene, A., Hopkins, P.M., Waddell, T. and Chambers, D.C. (2012). Bone-marrow derived CCSP+ epithelial cells reside in the airway epithelium after lung transplantation. In: Abstract Issue: International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Meeting of the ISHLT Academy Core Competencies in Mechanical Circulatory Support, Prague, Czech Republic, (S184-S184). 17-21 April 2012. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.01.543

  • Walsh, J.R., Chambers, D.C., Yerkovich, S.T., Morris, N.R., Seale, H.E. and Hopkins, P.M.A. (2012). Delayed recovery in exercise capacity post lung transplantation bears no association with age or preoperative functional status. In: Abstract Issue: International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Meeting of the ISHLT Academy Core Competencies in Mechanical Circulatory Support, Prague, Czech Republic, (S246-S246). 17-21 April 2012. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.01.734

  • Willner, D., Hugenholtz, P., Tan, M.E., Yerkovich, S.T., Hopkins, P.M. and Chambers, D.C. (2012). Distinct microbial signatures of healthy and failing lung allografts. In: Abstract Issue: International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Meeting of the ISHLT Academy Core Competencies in Mechanical Circulatory Support, Prague, Czech Republic, (S32-S32). 17-21 April 2012. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.01.072

  • Walsh, J.R., Chambers, D.C., Yerkovich, S.T., Morris, N.R. and Hopkins, P.M.A. (2012). Rapid decline in six minute walk distance is associated with lower survival to transplant in the idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patient. In: Abstract Issue: International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Meeting of the ISHLT Academy Core Competencies in Mechanical Circulatory Support, Prague, Czech Republic, (S241-S241). 17-21 April 2012. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.01.716

  • Chambers, D.C., Yerkovich, S.T., Maliyasena, V., Menon, M. and Hopkins, P.M. (2012). Risk factors for invasive fungal infection after lung transplantation. In: Abstract Issue: International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Meeting of the ISHLT Academy Core Competencies in Mechanical Circulatory Support, Prague, Czech Republic, (S143-S144). 17-21 April 2012. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.01.415

  • Yerkovich, S.T., Tan, M.E., Sinclair, K.A., Fiene, A., Hopkins, P.M. and Chambers, D.C. (2012). The pro-inflammatory cytokine IL-17 acts directly on bronchiolar epithelium - Implications for chronic lung allograft dysfunction pathogenesis. In: Abstract Issue: International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Meeting of the ISHLT Academy Core Competencies in Mechanical Circulatory Support, Prague, Czech Republic, (S14-S15). 17-21 April 2012. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.01.018

  • Chambers, D.C., Yerkovich, S.T., Tan, M.E., Sinclair, K.A., Kermeen, F.D., Fiene, A. and Hopkins, P.M. (2012). The transbronchial brush test circumvents sampling limitation associated with transbronchial biopsy and has superior reproducibility for assessment of lymphocytic bronchiolitis. In: Abstract Issue: International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Meeting of the ISHLT Academy Core Competencies in Mechanical Circulatory Support, Prague, Czech Republic, (S177-S177). 17-21 April 2012. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2012.01.518

  • Wurzel, D. F., Marchant, J. M., Masters, I. B., Yerkovich, S. T., Upham, J. W. and Chang, A. B. (2012). Wet cough in children: infective and inflammatory characteristics in broncho-alveolar lavage fluid. In: 17th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, Hong Kong, (102-102). 14-16 December 2012. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2012.02297.x

  • Pizzutto, S. J., Grimwood, Keith, Bauert, P., Schultz, K. I., Yerkovich, Stephanie, Upham, John and Chang, Anne B. (2011). Bronchososcopy with lavage contributes to the clinical management of children with non-CF bronchiectasis. In: Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth, Australia, (). 2-6 April 2011.

  • Upham, J. W., Yerkovich, S.T., Poh, A., Sly, P. D., Holt, P. G. and Roponen, M. (2009). Reduced expression of anti-viral molecules by blood mononuclear cells is associated With asthma, but not with atopy per se. In: Program and Abstracts of Papers to be Presented During Scientific Sessions. 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, Washington, DC, U.S.A., (S221-S221). 13-17 March 2009. doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2008.12.849

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision