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The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) 2017 Grant Round for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) and Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI) is now open for Expressions of Interest (EOI).
With a focus on research outcomes and impact, THRF seeks to support research with a demonstrable contribution made to improved therapy, patient care or cure. The 2017 THRF funding announcement has provided a unique opportunity to strategically rethink funding at TQEH/BHI.
The grant categories approved by THRF Board are: Translational Grants, Development Grants, Project grants and Fellowships. In addition extra funding has also been allocated to Scholarships in 2017/18 financial year.
Please see the below documents for more information, including EOI forms:
Dr Isuru Ranasinghe, Discipline of Medicine, TQEH, University of Adelaide
$100,000 over one year
Dr Isuru Ranasinghe is looking at reducing unwanted variation in early complications after cardiac pacemaker and defibrillator implantation among Australian hospitals.
Professor John Beltrame, Michell Professor of Medicine, Discipline of Medicine, TQEH, University of Adelaide
Professor John Beltrame and his team are investigating Coronary Haemodynamic Indices – their clinical usefulness for predicting persistent symptoms in patients with chest pain and non-obstructive coronary arteries.
Professor Eric Gowans, Virology Laboratory, Discipline of Surgery, The University of Adelaide, BHI
Professor Eric Gowans and his team are aiming to develop a DNA vaccine to induce protective neutralizing antibodies to the HIV Tat protein.
Associate Professor Wendy Ingman, The Breast Biology and Cancer Unit, Discipline of Surgery, The University of Adelaide, BHI
Associate Professor Wendy Ingman and her team will be exploring the impact of menstrual cycling on personalised medicine for premenopausal breast cancer patients.