Associate Professor Rachel Thomson

Academic Title-Associate Professor

Greenslopes Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 3847 8890


Research Interests

  • Pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease
  • Genetic relatedness of mycobacterial strains
  • Environmental ecology of mycobacteria


  • Gibson, Justine, Baird, Tim, Pandey, Sushil, Tolson, Carla, Coulter, Chris, Eather, Geoffrey and Thomson, Rachel (2019) The clinical significance of Mycobacterium triplex. Respiratory Medicine, 159 . doi:10.1016/j.rmed.2019.105808

  • Mehta, Divya, Pelzer, Elise S., Bruenig, Dagmar, Lawford, Bruce, McLeay, Sarah, Morris, Charles P., Gibson, John N., Young, Ross McD., Voisey, Joanne, Harvey, Wendy, Romaniuk, Madeline, Crawford, Darrell, Colquhoun, David, Dwyer, Miriam, Gibson, John, O'Sullivan, Robyn, Cooksley, Graham, Strakosch, Christopher and Thomson, Rachel (2019) DNA methylation from germline cells in veterans with PTSD. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 116 42-50. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2019.06.001

  • Visser, Simone K., Bye, Peter T.P., Fox, Greg J., Burr, Lucy D., Chang, Anne B., Holmes-Liew, Chien-Li, King, Paul, Middleton, Peter G., Maguire, Graeme P., Smith, Daniel, Thomson, Rachel M., Stroil-Salama, Enna, Britton, Warwick J. and Morgan, Lucy C. (2019) Australian adults with bronchiectasis: the first report from the Australian bronchiectasis registry. Respiratory Medicine, 155 97-103. doi:10.1016/j.rmed.2019.07.016

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