News & events - November 2010
NHMRC project grant success for funding in 2011
Kids Research Institute researchers are involved in 15 successful NHMRC Project Grants with more than $9M being awarded to these research projects with the funding made available from 2011.
Out of these 15 Project Grants 7 were awarded to Chief Investigators who conduct their research at the Kids Research Institute which are listed below. For full list please Click here....
Chief Investigators: Dr Fabienne Brilot-Turville, Dr Russell Dale
Project Title: NMDAR encephalitis in children: an autoimmune model of cognitive, psychiatric and movements disorders.
Total amount awarded: $481,996
Chief Investigators: Prof Kathryn North
Project Title: The influence of a-actinin-3 on muscle structure, metabolism, performance and response to diet and disease.
Total amount awarded: $556,870.60
Chief Investigators: A/Prof David Little, Prof Ian Alexander, Dr Aaron Schindeler
Project Title: Noval therapeutic interventions for the Orthopaedic complications of Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).
Total amount awarded: $606,732
Chief Investigators: A/Prof David Little, Dr Aaron Schindeler, Dr Mark Hamrick
Project Title: The role of muscle and the application of muscle-cell therapies in bone repair.
Total amount awarded: $423,786
Chief Investigators: Prof Katherine Steinbeck, Dr Catherine Hawke, Prof Philip Hazell, Dr Susan Rachel Skinner, A/Prof Rebecca Ivers, Prof Robert Booy, Prof Robert Cumming, Prof Gregory Fulcher
Project Title: Adolescent Rural Cohort Study Hormones, Health, Education, Environments and Relationships
Total amount awarded: $975,651.60
Chief Investigators: Prof Ian Alexander, A/Prof Filip Braet, Prof John Christodoulou, Prof Philip Kuchel, Dr Kevin Carpenter
Project Title: In vivo gene transfer and phenotype correction of normal and urea-cycle deficient primary human hepatocytes in chimeric mouse-human livers: Towards gene therapy for metabolic liver disease.
Total amount awarded: $476,706
Chief Investigators: Dr Robyn Jamison
Project Title: High resolution genomics and advances in human eye disease
Total amount awarded: $322,524
For further information, contact:
T: +61 2 9845 1115
2010 Young Investigator Awrds
- Date: Thursday 18th November 2010
Time: 11.00am - 12.00noon
Venue: Lorimer Dods LT, Education Centre, Level 4
Please come along to this years Paediatric Update to watch 4 young researchers present their research work at the Young Investigator Awards. For more details contact:
T: +61 2 9845 1115
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