Investigating a new combination of drugs to treat an incurable form of brain cancer and exploring how to prevent acute pain transitioning into chronic pain are two projects funded through the latest round of NHMRC Ideas Grants.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Duncan Ivison welcomed the funding announcement which highlights the quality and diversity of health and medical research being conducted at the University.
“We’re very proud of those researchers who were successful in this highly competitive round and are committed to supporting those who are planning to submit applications for future rounds,” said Professor Ivison.
“From improving kidney transplant outcomes to research into sudden cardiac death, these grants will help our researchers conduct world-leading research which has the potential to improve the quality of life and health of many.”
Ideas Grants support researchers at all career stages who undertake innovative and creative research projects in any area of health and medical research from discovery to implementation.
Highlights of grants awarded to Sydney researchers in this round include:
A full list of research projects administered by the University which received funding can be found on the NHMRC website.