Previous Grants Awarded

Previous Grants Awarded 

2019

Springboard Grant Program


Dr Chi Le-Ha, Medical School, UWA - $20,000.00
Relationships of androgens in cord blood at birth and of age at menarche with cardiovascular risk factors in early adulthood

Dr Dino Bee Aik Tan, Mr Bi Lam Centre for Respiratory Health, School of Biomedical Sciences UWA - $20,000
Down-regulation of inflammation by nebulised factors from MSC-conditioned media

Dr Julie Proudfoot, School of Biomedical Sciences, UWA -  $20,016.00
Effect of oxidized lipids on macrophage function 

Dr Stephen Macdonald, Emergency Department, RPH - $20,000
The effect of fluid volume on inflammation during sepsis resuscitation

Dr Nina McCarthy, Centre for Genetic Origins of Health and Disease - $20,000
Using genetics to shed light on the shared biological basis of common psychiatric disorders

Dr Abbie Francis, Centre for Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine - $20,000 
Confirming a unique genetic signature during anaphylaxis

Dr Ho-Wing (Arthur) Yau, Department of Cardiology, RPH - $20,000 
Exercise as Medicine for advanced heart failure 

Associate Professor Michelle Kelly, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Curtin University - $20,000
Improving the hospital discharge process to minimise patient readmission: a partnership with consumers

Dr Andrew Toner, Anaesthesia Department, RPH - 20,000.00
Lidocaine infusions to prevent chronic pain after breast cancer surgery

Dr Omar Azzam, Acute Medical Unit, RPH - $20,000.00
Unravelling the role of the immune system in human hypertension

Dr Olufemi Oshin, Vascular Surgery, RPH - $19,672.00
3D Printing of Bone for Diabetic Feet Damian Jolly Vascular Surgery 

Dr Ruohan Li, Cell and Tissue Therapies WA, RPH - $20,000
An “Off-the-Shelf” Genetically-Modified Cell Therapy for Cancer

Dr Sing Ching Lee,  Department of Cardiology, RPH - $20,000.00
Is physical activity level associated with the rate of atherosclerotic plaque progression and vascular dysfunction in patients with diabetes mellitus without prior cardiovascular events.

Dr Jason Dyke, Pathwest, RPH - $20,000
Identification of a Novel Form of Brain Damage in Epilepsy Patients

Dr Nicola Bondonno, School of Biomedical Sciences, Edith Cowan University - $19,930.00
Validating the use of gamma-valerolactone as a marker of flavan-3-ol intake


Naked Scientist Internship

2019 Dr Nicola Bondonno, Edith Cowan University. 

Innovation and Impact Grants

Not finalised. 
 

2018

Seeding Grant Program

Dr Jamie Bellinge, Department of Cardiology, RPH - $20,000
Validating the use of 18F-Sodium Fluoride positron emission tomography as a marker of calcification activity within the coronary arteries in asymptomatic individuals with diabetes mellitus

Mr Leon Brownrigg, Cell & Tissue Therapies WA, RPH - $14,300
Establishment, Manufacture and Pre-clinical Evaluation of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cells for Immunotherapy     

Dr Riti Chetty, Department of Cardiology, RPH - $20,000    
The Quadruple UltrA-low-dose tReaTment for hypErTension (QUARTET) trial cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and echocardiographic sub-study

Dr David Chieng, Department of Cardiology, RPH - $20,000    
The incremental utility of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in presentations with Myocardial Infarction with Non-Obstructed Coronary Arteries (MINOCA)

Dr Hun Chuah, Department of Haematology, RPH - $19,920     
Molecular monitoring of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia using plasma and urine cell-free DNA

Dr Jason Dyke, Department of Neuropathology, RPH -$20,000    
Phenotypic and molecular characterisation of glioneuronal Tumours

Dr Alan Kop, Department of Medical Engineering & Physics, RPH - $15,000
Mesenchymal stem cell spheroids on collagen scaffolds to accelerate wound healing    

Dr Anton Leonard, Intensive Care Medicine, RPH - $19,785
Consumers’ experiences of goals of patient care: An exploratory study    

Dr David McCutcheon, Department of Emergency Medicine, RPH - $19, 653
Western Australian Illicit Substance Evaluation (WISE)    

Professor David Nolan, Department of Immunology, RPH - $20,000
Immunological biomarkers of inflammation as independent risk factors of future cardiovascular events in the population     

Dr Adil Rajwani, Department of Cardiology, RPH - $20,000
Exploring the mechanisms underlying incident heart failure in survivors of pneumonia

Professor Carl Schultz, Department of Cardiology, RPH - $20,000
Potential of 68Gallium Dotatate PET for detecting high risk atherosclerosis in mice and humans    

Dr Cara Winnall, Department of Cardiology, RPH - $20,000
The UtiLitY of cardiac myosin binding protein C in the Early Triage of low risk patients with Suspected acute coronary syndromes (ULYCES)

Dr Kevin Yuen, Department of Palliative Care, RPH - $19,997
Mindfulness-based compassion training for health professionals providing end of life: Is it effective, feasible and acceptable?    

Professor Anne Barden, University Department of Medicine, UWA - $20,000
Resolution of inflammation in pregnancies complicated by diabetes and pre-eclampsia

Dr Dick Chan, University Department of Medicine, UWA -$19,700
Molecular imaging of arterial inflammation in patients with elevated lipoprotein(a): A novel approach for assessing the impact of a new risk factor in atherosclerosis

Dr Stephen Macdonald, Department of Emergency Medicine, RPH -$20,000
The role of Resistin in endothelial cell activation in human sepsis    

Dr Vance Matthews, School of Biomedical Sciences, UWA - $20,000
Investigating the role of sodium glucose co-transporter 2 in diabetic retinopathy    
    
Professor Markus Schlaich, Dobney Hypertension Centre, UWA - $20,000
Sympatho-inhibition as a preferred second line treatment of obesity related hypertension    

Dr Dino Bee Aik Tan, School of Biomedical Sciences, UWA - $20,000
Characterisation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell-derived exosomes as cell-free anti-inflammatory therapy in COPD     

Dr Natalie Ward, School of Biomedical Sciences, UWA - $20,000
The cardio-protective effects of dietary nitrate

Dr Marc Sim, School of Medical and Health Sciences, ECU - $19,064
Developing a national database for vitamin K1 and K2 content in food    

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