ANU’s medical grant recipients

johnboy 21 October 2011

ANU has congratulated their winners of National Health and Medical Research grants:

    — Professor Emily Banks $1,727,460
    Longitudinal investigation of health outcomes in urban Aboriginal children: SEARCH follow-up

    — Professor Emily Banks $577,181
    High risk prescribing in older Australians: prevalence, outcomes and potential for intervention

    — Dr David Nisbet $543,675
    Regulating astrocytosis for appropriate defence and repair of the brain after injury

    — Professor Angela Dulhunty $667,425
    Interactions between the ? and ? subunits of the DHPR – a missing link in skeletal muscle excitation-contraction coupling and a role in sarcopenia

    — Dr Nicole Beard $441,325
    Anthracyclines disrupt Ca2+ signalling in cardiomyocytes: a contribution to cardiac toxicity

    — Professor Ian Young $599,685
    Cytokine-driven allergic inflammation: characterisation of two isoform-specific modes of IL-3 receptor activation and investigation of new receptor-associated signalling partners.

    — Professor Ted Maddess $436,431
    Novel functional testing for early diabetic retinopathy

    — Professor Christopher Nolan $540,425
    Role of islet-cell failure in the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

    — Professor Thomas Preiss $584,685
    Exploring the role of microRNA and target processing variability in cardiac hypertrophy

    — Dr David Tscharke $562,350
    Quantification of antigen presentation to CD8 T cells during virus infection

    — Dr Katrina Randall $307,500
    Investigation of cellular abnormalities and synapse formation in DOCK8 immunodeficiency

    Career Development Fellowships:

    — Professor Robyn Lucas $391,076
    Toward a message of balanced sun exposure for optimal health

    — Dr Anselm Enders $391,076
    Investigating B cell development, maintenance and high-affinity antibody production by ENU mutagenesis

    Early career fellowships:

    — Dr Philip Batterham $294,892
    New methods of screening depression, anxiety and suicidality

    — Dr Sarah Oleson $294,892
    Primary health care and self-management for depression and anxiety

    — Dr Liana Leach $294,892
    What are the impacts of work and family stressors on mental health in Australia?

    — Dr Helen Walls $357,780
    The effect of agricultural trade policy on food consumption and health in Thailand and Australia

    Research fellowships:

    — Professor Carola Vinuesa $641,855

    — Professor Gunasegaran Karupiah $128,371

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