SCHN researchers successful in latest NHMRC funding round
Kids Research, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is happy to announce that our researchers were awarded a total of more than $2.17M through the University of Sydney in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grants round. The grants awarded will fund research into neurology, clinical nutrition and gene therapy.
NHMRC’s Ideas Grant scheme aims to support innovative medical research programs and is highly competitive.
- Dr Wendy Gold - $475,105
Developing exon replacement gene therapy to cure Rett syndrome: an innovative model for neurodevelopmental disorders
- Dr Natalie Lister - $594,144
Bringing fields together: Identifying individuals at risk of eating disorders in weight management programs
- Prof Ian Alexander - $1,105,993
Exploiting anti-capsid humoral immunity induced in infants receiving gene therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy to engineer the next generation of gene transfer vectors