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Grant success
Researchers at Kids Research, with our university partners University of Sydney and University of New South Wales, have today been awarded over $14.9 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding. Announced by Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, the grants will help to further research into a range of childhood conditions and diseases, including childhood and adolesc...
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Grant Success
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 innovati...
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Grant Success
It has been an unprecedented year for Kids Research (KR), with more than $70 million committed to new research projects aimed at improving the lives of children suffering from conditions including rare genetic diseases, cancer, heart, kidney and infectious disease. In the past 12 months, more than $49 million in funding has been awarded to researchers from KR and its affiliate partners, Univer...
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Grant Success
Kids Research, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is happy to announce the success of our researchers in the latest Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) round. A total of approximately more than $20M funding has been awarded to 8 new paediatric health and medical research projects. A/Prof David Ziegler (UNSW), Prof Stefan Pfister, Prof Claire Wakefield, Prof Olaf Witt, Dr Dong-Anh Khuo...
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Grant Success
Kids Research, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is delighted to announce the tremendous success of our researchers in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant and Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) round. Together with University of Sydney (USYD) and University of New South Wales (UNSW), more than $13.8...
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Grant Success
A Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network study of the clinical and economic benefits of treating type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients with a “virtual pancreas” is amongst several research projects which have received Federal Government funding through Sydney Health Partners. A grant of almost $225,000 has been awarded to the project led by Professor Maria Craig, Senior Staff Specialist in Paediatric En...
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Grant Success
The new network research collaboration 'Big Brain' - a significant initiative that aims to shape research and clinical care for children with neurodevelopmental disorders has received a three year $510,000 grant from the Ainsworth Foundation through the Sydney Children's Hospitals Foundation.  'Big Brain' is a collaboration led by Prof Russell Dale, Dr Michelle Farrar and Prof Adam Guaste...
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Grant success
A number of researchers from Kids Research will lead and collaborate on projects supported by the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding. Covering a broad range of disciplines, the projects will improve our understanding of adolescent medicine, gene therapy, immunology, congenital heart disease, cancer and burns to enable the development of innovative trea...
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