Dr Susan Pizzutto

NHMRC Early Career Fellow


PhD, Charles Darwin University, 2015; Bachelor of Science (Honours), James Cook University, 1994

Approved level of HDR supervision at Charles Darwin University:

Associate Supervisor for Masters


Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital campus


Susan is an NHMRC Early Career Fellow investigating the immunologic mechanisms contributing to the pathogenesis of chronic suppurative lung disease in children. Her career goal is to improve outcomes for disadvantaged children by providing biological evidence for health management.

Her current research interests include:

  1. Understanding the role of the host immune response in the pathogenesis of bronchiectasis 
  2. Early-life immune development and its role in the pathogenesis of chronic respiratory and metabolic conditions.
Research Themes