The Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Greg Hunt, has announced $180 million in funding for 105 medical research projects, to improve health outcomes for Australians.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Duncan Ivison welcomed the funding announcement which awarded $22.3 million to the University of Sydney for 14 projects.
“The funding of these 14 projects will support the important work our researchers do in improving the lives of Australians – from screening and early detection for common cancers to evaluating novel drugs for stroke patients.”
Sydney researchers were awarded funding under 8 MRFF grant opportunity categories:
These grants are part of the Morrison Government’s $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund.