Stephanie Yerkovich
Principal Research Fellow – Respiratory

Stephanie is a scientist and statistician in QUT’s Cough and Airways Research Group (CAARG) led by Professor Anne Chang. She also manages the NHMRC CRE in bronchiectasis with a focus on First Nations Children.

Stephanie’s current research interests are childhood chronic wet cough, particularly the spectrum between protracted bacterial bronchitis and bronchiectasis. She has expertise in clinical statistics and basic laboratory science. She is interested in identifying biomarkers and novel gene expression pathways to define pheno-endotypes of childhood cough.

Stephanie Yerkovich

Australian bronchiectasis centre of research excellence especially for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (AusBREATHE)

Oral bacterial lysate to prevent persistent wheeze in infants after severe bronchiolitis; a randomised placebo controlled trial (BLIPA; Bacterial Lysate in Preventing Asthma)

PneuMatters: Preventing early-onset pneumonia in high risk children through maternal immunisation: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial (RCT)