The Raine Medical Research Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded six Priming Grants for the two-year period 2018-2019, with a funding allocation of $944,622. Of the 34 applications received, 15 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 2018 recipients:
Project: Enhancing Current Ovarian Cancer Response by Inhibiting SYK
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, University of Western Australia
Project: Modelling mitochondrial dysfunction in disease
Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia
Project: Childhood indicators of adult outcomes: A longitudinal follow-up of the WA Autism
Telethon Kids Institute, Curtin University
Project: Examining environmental risk factors for asthma in Western Australia
University of Western Australia
Project: Analysis of T cell receptor diversity in animal models of cancer
Lions Eye Institute, University of Western Australia
Project: Improving diabetic retinopathy management through early detection of microvascular changes