NHMRC 2020 grant application round MDHS successes

Congratulations to recipients and collaborators of the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round.

MDHS and affiliates have been rewarded for their commitment to research and for generating new knowledge through diverse and important projects. We have highlighted some of the many projects that demonstrate the wide range of research that’s undertaken across the Biomedical Precinct:

  • Tuberculosis elimination in Australia through targeting latent infection (Doherty Institute)
  • Healthy lungs for life: a life course approach to reduce COPD (Melbourne School of Population and Global Health)
  • Iron in diseases of the ageing brain: from bench to clinic (Florey Institute)
  • Minimising uptake of e-cigarettes and encouraging cessation among Australian adolescents and adults (Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences)
  • Saving sight through novel biotech innovations for inherited retinal disease (Centre for Eye Research Australia and UoM)
  • Biology of speech disorders: advancing diagnosis, prognosis and management (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
  • Caring for clinician health and wellbeing: protecting patients from harm (Melbourne School of Population and Global Health)
  • Circulating tumour DNA for precision medicine (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre)
  • Improving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases in children (Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
  • Leading Innovation by Finding and Eliminating gaps in research, SPecialist care ANd Mental Health services for People with Coronary heart disease – LIFESPAN-CHD (Royal Melbourne Hospital)
  • Optimising immunotherapy treatment for breast cancer patients (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre)
  • A national digital platform privileging time honoured Indigenous knowledge (Royal Melbourne Hospital).

Find the full list here.