Raine Priming Grants 2013


In awarding the 2013 Raine Priming Grants, the Research Committee again acknowledged the excellent work being conducted in Western Australia, and extends best wishes to all candidates for the ongoing success of their research.

Congratulations go to the following recipients:

Juliana_HamzahDr Juliana Hamzah

Raine Foundation / Alan Robson Fellow

Western Australian Institute for Medical Research

Targeting inflammation-associated macrophages in chronic inflammatory diseases


Ryan_ListerProfessor Ryan Lister

School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UWA

Genome-wide elucidation of causal mechanisms in reading and writing the DNA methylome



Markus_MellohAssociate Professor Markus Melloh

Centre for Medical Research, UWA

Western Australian Institute for Medical Research

Rates and predictors of complications in spinal surgery


Janine_DukeAssociate Professor Janine Duke

Burn Injury Research Unit

School of Surgery, UWA

Population based health outcomes after burn injury hospitalisation in Western Australia


Senta_WaltonDr Senta Walton

School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UWA

Characterization of H.pylori specific-CD4 T cell responses



Svetlana_BalticDr Svetlana Baltic

Centre for Asthma Allergy and Respiratory Research, UWA/Lung Institute of Western Australia

Dysregulation of prostaglandin E2 receptor expression leads to severe asthma



Caitlin_Wyroll2Dr Caitlin Wyrwoll

School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, UWA

Stress hormone excess in pregnancy impairs placental haemodynamics with novel implications for fetal cardiac function