20 Oct 2017

Congratulations to our NHMRC & MRFF Fellows for 2018!

Congratulations to all our National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Fellowship recipients in Central Clinical School (CCS) starting in 2018! We will write separate features on the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) recipients, Karen Alt and Patrick Kwan. 
In addition to the CCS based recipients listed below, we would also like to congratulate Patrick Kwan who is in the process of transferring his grants to CCS.


Fellowship  Name
Grant Title
TOTAL
Dr Karen Alt
Australian Centre for Blood Diseases)

Career Development
Novel targeted Onco-theranostic nanoparticles for personalised therapy and real-time monitoring
$431,000
MRFF
Prof Patrick Kwan
Department of Neuroscience

Practitioner
MRFF
Dr Trisha Peel
Department of Infectious Diseases

Career Development
Optimising patient outcomes following surgery: bridging the fields of antimicrobial stewardship, microbiology and infection prevention
$431,000
Dr Isaak Quast
Department of Immunology and Pathology)

Early Career
The role of IL21 in integrating proliferation, migration and differentiation following B cell activation.
$322,952
Dr Danika Hill
Department of Immunology and Pathology
Early Career
Discovering molecular signatures of human T follicular helper cells and antibody-producing B cells to improve vaccine efficacy and transplantation.
$412,952
Dr Andrew Stewardson
Department of Infectious Diseases

Early Career
Defining burden and drivers of antibiotic resistant bacteria and healthcare infections to plan cost-effective interventions
$290,657
Dr Gerard O’Reilly Department of Surgery)
Early Career
Maximising the usefulness and timeliness of trauma and emergency registry data for improving patient outcomes
$161,476
Prof Paul Myles Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Practitioner
Improving the impact of perioperative clinical trials
$494,733
Prof Velandai Srikanth Department of Medicine
Practitioner
Brain ageing - studying causes and developing interventions
$481,156
A/Prof David Curtis Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
Research
Curing blood cancers: rapid translation from target to drug to clinic
$640,210
Dr Jane Muir
Department of Gastroenterology
Research
Changing therapeutic paradigms for intestinal health:  Diet as a therapeutic strategy in Gastroenterology.
$640,210
Prof Nicola Harris Department of Immunology and Pathology
Research
Type 2 immunity: a regulator of physiology, tissue repair and metabolism
$640,210
A/Prof Kate Hoy
Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership
Investigating tailored brain stimulation approaches for dementia prevention and treatment.
$719,681
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