Raine Priming Grants 2017

The Raine Medical Research Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded five Priming Grants for the two-year period 2017-2018, with a funding allocation of $797,128. Of the 57 applications received, 24 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 2017 recipients:


Dr Yit Heng Chooi: Honorary Raine/Robson Fellow

The University of Western Australia

Project: Unveiling novel small molecule virulence factors from a human fungal pathogen

 
 


Dr Laurens Manning: Honorary Stewart/BrightSpark/Raine Fellow

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Fiona Stanley Hospital, University of Western Australia

Project: Better management of childhood malaria in areas with multiple Plasmodium species

 
 


Dr Melissa O’Donnell: Stewart/BrightSpark/Raine Project

Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia

Project: Alcohol-related harm in young people: developing a longitudinal evidence base

 


Dr Ashleigh Lin

Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia

Project: GENTLE: The GENder identiTy Longitudinal Experience Project

 


Dr Vicky Johnstone

University of Western Australia

Project: Novel treatment strategies for heart failure associated with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

 
 


Dr Helena Viola

University of Western Australia

Project: A novel approach for the prevention of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

 
 


Dr Katrina Ellis

University of Western Australia

Project: Novel aspects of the role of Lipoprotein(a) in premature heart disease

 
 


Dr Mark Agostino

Curtin University

Project: Structural characterization of the Wnt signalling pathway

 



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