The Raine Medical Research Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded six Priming Grants for the two-year period 2016-2017, with a funding allocation of $950,000. Of the 28 applications received, 17 were shortlisted for review.
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 successful 2016 recipients:
Raine Foundation/Alan Robson Fellow/Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Medical Oncology
Project: Mechanisms that facilitate the metastatic potential in oral carcinomas
School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, UWA
Project: Towards translating the benefits of patient specific biomechanics into clinical practice
Centre for Genetic Origins of Health and Disease, UWA
Project: The association of sleep apnoea and long-term health outcomes in Western Australian adults
School of Medicine and Pharmacology, UWA
Project: Identifying immune biomarkers of response to chemotherapy in thoracic cancers
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UWA
Project: Nanoparticle delivery for the treatment of scarring
School of Medical Sciences, Edith Cowan University
Project: Genetic Analysis of Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA for Prognosis of Uveal Melanoma