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					                         2011 Successful Grant Applications
             Kids Research Institute at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

                                        NHMRC Grants

                                          Project Grants
Chief Investigators: D Little, J Cooper‐White, A Ruys, A Schindeler
Project Title: Pre‐clinical validation of a novel implant for bone tissue engineering
Total awarded: $421,175

Chief Investigators: K North, N Laing, K Nowak, N Clarke, M Buckley
Project Title: Neuromuscular disorders: Gene discovery and disease mechanism
Total awarded: $772,350

Chief Investigators: E Elliott, J Latimer, C Bower, J Fitzpatrick, A Martiniuk
Project Title: The Lililwan Project: Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in the
Fitzroy Valley
Total awarded: $1,024,474

Chief Investigators: R Skinner, S Cooper, K McCaffery, G Zimet, K McGeehan, P Whyte, D
Regan
Project Title: Randomised Controlled Evaluation of a Complex Intervention to Promote
Uptake of School‐based HPV Vaccination
Total awarded: $723,634

Chief Investigators: C Jones, S Alexander
Project Title: Defining the contribution of skin gamma delta T cells to cutaneous
immunosurveillance, immunity and disease after HSV infection.
Total awarded: $581,010

Chief Investigators: J Christodoulou, S Cooper
Project Title: Gene Discovery and Functional Studies to Reveal Mechanisms Underlying
Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Disorders.
Total awarded: $368,510

Chief Investigators: S Alexander, K Dwyer, Y M Wang
Project Title: Role of Purines in renal and transplant injury
Total awarded: $539,610

Chief Investigators: I Alexander, P Tam, G Yeoh, D Russell
Project Title: Cellular therapy for genetic liver disease exploiting induced pluripotent stem
cells
and liver progenitor cells
Total awarded: $770,175

Chief Investigators: I Alexander, S Ranganathan, M Cavazzana‐Calvo
Project Title: Analysis and manipulation of the genome‐wide integration signatures of
gammaretroviral
and lentiviral vectors in human haematopoietic stem cells
Total awarded: $591,125

Chief Investigators: N Laing, K North, N Clarke
Project Title: Approaches to therapy for the skeletal muscle actin diseases.
Total awarded: $881,175

Chief Investigators: K A O’Grady, A Chang, K Grimwood, P Morris, H Smith‐Vaughan, E
Mulholland,
Paul Torzillo, A Cripps, N Wood, A Revell
Project Title: A multi‐centre, double blind randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy
of 10 valent pneumococcal –Protein D conjugate vaccine in reducing respiratory
exacerbations in children aged 18 months with suppuratives lung disease
Total awarded: $1,122,492

Chief Investigators: R Andrews, K A O’Grady, T Nolan, P Richmond, N Wood, S Lambert,
M Chatfield
Project Title: FluMuM: a prospective cohort study of mother‐infant pairs assessing the
effectiveness of maternal influenza vaccination in prevention of influenza in early infancy
Total awarded: $2,481,063

Chief Investigators: C Semsarian, D Winlaw (CIC) full list of Chief investigators to be
confirmed
Project Title: Genetic Basis of Valvular Heart Disease
Total awarded: $434,255

Chief Investigators: E Banks, S Eades, C D’Este, S Bailey, S Redman, A Williamson, A
Purcell, H
Gunasekera, P McIntyre, K Clapham
Project Title: Longitudinal investigation of health outcomes in urban Aboriginal children:
SEARCH follow‐up
Total awarded: $1,727,460

Chief Investigators: AL Ponsonby, F Cameron, M Craig, A Kemp
Project Title: Enterovirus, vitamin D status and inflammation at the clinical onset of type 1
diabetes in childhood
Total awarded: $398,047.50

Chief Investigators: J Couper, M Craig, P Colman, P Baghurst, W Rawlinson, T Jones, A
Cotterill
Project Title: Early environmental determinants of pancreatic islet autoimmunity: a
pregnancy to early life cohort study in children at risk of type 1 diabetes
Total awarded: $1,083,720

Chief Investigators: S Chadban, H Wu, S Alexander
Project Title: Tolerance or rejection: The role of innate immunity in determining the fate of a
kidney allograft.
Total awarded: $489,255

Chief Investigators: R Heine, A Kakakios (full list of Chief Investigator to be confirmed)
Project Title: Effect of a four‐food elimination diet in children with eosinophilic oesophagitis a
multi‐centre, randomised controlled trial and investigation of disease mechanisms.
Total awarded: $520,448

Chief Investigators: L Askie, L Baur, K Campbell, L Daniels, B Taylor, LM Wen, K Hesketh,
A Magarey, R Taylor, A Martin
Generating evidence of reduced rates of overweight/obesity in children: value adding to four
established Australasian early intervention trials
Total awarded: $187,018


Chief Investigators: A Chang, P Morris, KA O’Grady, K Grimwood, T Sloots, P Van
Asperen, A Wilson, C Robertson
Project Title: Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial To Improve The Management Of
Exacerbations In Children With Bronchiectasis.
Total awarded: $1,148,522.00 (2012-2014)


                          2012 Centre of Research Excellence
Chief Investigators: K North, N Laing, A Kornberg, J Burns, M Ryan, N Clarke, A Corbett,
K Refshauge, M Buckley, C McLean
Project Title: Centre for Research Excellence in neuromuscular disorders
Total awarded: $2,496,650

Chief Investigators: R MacIntyre, P McIntyre, R Booy, J Leask, N Wood, C Jones, R
Menzies, J Kaldor, P Beutels, D Dwyer
Project Title: Immunisation in understudied and special risk populations
Total awarded: $2,499,969

                                2012 Partnership Projects
Chief Investigators: J Craig, E Banks, S Eades, C D'Este, S Bailey, S Redman, A
Williamson, SPope, C Parter, H Gunasekera
Project Title: SEARCH: better evidence, better health for urban Aboriginal children
Total awarded: $1,395,760

                                 2012 Practitioner Fellowships
Chief Investigators: E Elliott
Total awarded: $448,908

                          2012 Career Development Fellowships
Chief Investigators: N Clarke
Project Title: Advancing the diagnosis and treatment of inherited muscle disorders
Total awarded: $391,076

                             2012 Early Career Fellowships
Chief Investigators: A Tong
Project Title: Consumer preferences in chronic kidney disease
Total awarded: $294,892

Chief Investigators: G Wong
Project Title: Cancer and chronic kidney disease
Total awarded: $248,424

Chief Investigators: T Snelling
Project Title: Monitoring the effectiveness and safety of vaccination in Australia
Total awarded: $248,424

                               2011 Postgraduate Scholarships
Chief Investigators: N Pride
Project Title: The Identification and treatment of cognitive and social deficits in
neurofibromatosis
Total awarded: $78,625

Chief Investigators: R McGee
Project Title: Trials and outcomes in Paediatric surgery
Total awarded: $80,938

Chief Investigators: M Menzes
Project Title: Peripheral Neuropathy in Children with Mitochondrial Disease
Total awarded: $45,188

Chief Investigators: D Campbell
Project Title: To investigate rates of peritonitis in incident peritoneal dialysis patients in
Australia and perform a pilot study aimed at reducing these rates
Total awarded: $74,750

Chief Investigators: P Lopez‐Vargas
Project Title: A multi‐component education program for patients with early stage chronic
kidney disease
Total awarded: $63,000
Chief Investigators: M Ho
Project Title: Obesity and insulin resistance in adolescents
Total awarded: $74,750

Chief Investigators: E Palmer
Project Title: Finding a Drug Treatment for Rett Syndrome
Total awarded: $74,750

                           Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick
NHMRC Grants
2012 Project Grants
Chief Investigators: E Sullivan (full list of Chief Investigator to be confirmed)
Project Title: A national population‐based study of rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy
Total awarded: $841,035

             Kids Research Institute at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
                              Grants from other funding bodies
                           Australian Paediatric Endocrine Group
Chief Investigators: M Poon, M Craig, K Donaghue
Project Title: The role of environmental factors in the development of microvascular and
macrovascular complications in type 1 diabetes ‐ a 14 year follow up of an incident cohort
Total awarded: $25,000

   Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute Centre of Research Excellence
Chief Investigators: E Banks, J Craig, S Bailey, S Redman, C D’Este, D Fernando, A
Williamson, H Gunasekera, D Thiele, A Purcell, S Woolfenden , D Wright, S Lyons, B
Raphael , D Barwick, T Senior, K Howard
Project Title: Centre for Research Excellence for Urban Aboriginal Child Health
Total awarded: $2,500,000

                      Australian Research Council – Linkage Project
Chief Investigators: Y Zurynski, E Elliott, H Leonard, J Christodoulou
Project Title: Psychosocial and economic impacts of rare diseases on Australian children,
families and health professionals
Total awarded: $316,780

  Australian Research Council – Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)
Chief Investigators: A Tong
Project Title: Protecting equity and ethics in organ donation: patient, public and professional
perspectives
Total awarded: $375,000

                    Australian Research Council – Discovery Project
Chief Investigators: K North
Project Title: Molecular dissection of the functional regions of genes that encode actinins
(ACTN2 and ACTN3) and their contribution to normal variation in skeletal muscle function
Total awarded: $300,000

                Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Foundation
Chief Investigators: D Little
Project Title: BMP‐2 and Bisphosphonate treatment of Avascular Necrosis in Piglet model
Total awarded: $32,725

                          Cancer Institute NSW – AYA Fellowship
Chief Investigators: A Fernando
Project Title: Bridging the Gap ‐ Developing a Palliative Care Service Specific to Adolescents
and
Young Adults with Cancer
Total awarded: $156,742
                              Children’s Tumor Foundation
Chief Investigators: D Little
Project Title: The use of MEK ibhibitors in Nf1 pseudarthrosis
Total awarded: $30,000

Chief Investigators: J Payne
Project Title: The Neural Basis and Treatment of reading disability in children with
Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Total awarded: $100,000

              Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Foundation – Establishment Award
Chief Investigators: L Lau
Project Title: MYCN/c‐MYC‐medicated regulation of the telomerase complex in
neuroblastoma
Total awarded: $74,800

Chief Investigators: J Ayer
Project Title: Defining the role of T‐Cadherin (T‐CAD) in Adiponectin (APN) mediated
protection against vascular injury and angiogenesis
Total awarded: $75,000

                             Diabetes Australia Research Trust
Chief Investigators: M Poon, M Craig, K Donaghue
Project Title: The role of environmental factors in the development of microvascular and
macrovascular complications in type 1 diabetes – a 14 year follow up of an incident cohort
Total awarded: $60,000

                                  Foundation for Children
Chief Investigators: P Caldwell
Project Title: Randomised controlled trial of timed voiding using an alarm watch vs. standard
watch for treatment of daytime urinary incontinence in children
Total awarded: $163,920

                           Ian Potter Foundation – Travel Grant
Chief Investigators: S Cooper
Project Title: To attend conference in Berlin
Total awarded: $2,100

                                 IRSF Research grant
Chief Investigators: J Christodoulou
Project Title: IRSF MECP2 Vation Database (RettBASE)
Total awarded: $35,165

                          Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia
Chief Investigators: F Brilot, R Dale
Project Title: Autoantibody in first episode of demyelination, and risk of progression to MS in
Australian children
Total awarded: $50,000

                                    Pablove Foundation
Chief Investigators: L Lau
Project Title: Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres (ALT) in Neuroblastoma
Total awarded: $49,500

                                  Perpetual Foundation
Chief Investigators: K North
Project Title: Purchase Mobile Spectral Domain OCT System
Total awarded: $23,000

                       The University of Sydney – Equipment Grant
Chief Investigators: K North, I Alexander, S Alexander, J Christodoulou, D Catchpoole,
N Clarke
Project Title: Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine (PGM)
Total awarded: $75,000

        Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick: Grants from other funding bodies
              Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Foundations Establishment Award
Chief Investigator: T Roscioli
Title: Next Generation Sequencing
Total awarded: $76,000

                        NSW Cancer Council Infrastructure Grant
Chief Investigators: M Buckley, R Ward, M Field, T Roscioli (associate)
Title: Next Generation Sequencing
Total awarded: $600,000

   Royal Australasian College of Physicans Award ‐ Jacquot Research Establishment
                                           Awards
Chief Investigator: S Kennedy
Title: Acute Kidney Injury after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant in Children
Total awarded: $90,000

Chief Investigator: K Ooi
Total awarded: $10,000

Chief Investigator: D Ziegler
Title: New treatments for diffuse pontine glioma
Total awarded: $50,000

                                  KRI bridging grants for 2012
Chief investigator: D Little
Project title: Modulation of Wnt Pathway in Skeletal Loading Response and Skeletal Repair
Total awarded: $35K

Chief investigators: N Clarke, K North, N Laing, B Ilkovski
Project title: Tropomyosin myopathies: Investigating the causes of muscle weakness and
potential pharmacological therapies
Total awarded: $35K

                   Additional new grants and government funding for 2012
Foster K, Morris J, Jeffrey H, Elliott EJ, Adams C, Hirst J, Lahra M, Glasson R. Educational
Initiative to Improve Maternal, Neonatal and Childhood Health Outcomes in Dien Bien
Province, Viêt Nam. AusAid Public Sector Linkages Program. $242,000. 2012-2013.

Peadon E, Elliott E. Development of the first screening and diagnostic and service for Fetal
Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Australia. Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education.
$108,000. 2012-2013.

Latimer J, Elliott EJ. Marulu: Tristan’s Story and Educational Film. Foundation for Alcohol
Research and Education. $40,000. 2012-2013.

Elliott EJ for the Lililwan Collaboration. FASD prevalence in the Fitzroy Valley. Save the
Children Australia. $60,000. 2012-13.

Elliott EJ, Bower C, Kaldor J, Booy R. Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit: A collaborative
network for child health research. Additional funding from NHMRC for Enabling Grant
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(402784). $100,000. January 1 to September 30 , 2012.

Elliott EJ, Zurynski Y. Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Commonwealth Department
of Health and Ageing. $177,014. July 2011 to June 2012.
Latimer J, Elliott EJ, Fitzpatrick J, Oscar J, Carter M. The Lililwan Project. Commonwealth
Department of Health and Ageing and Department of Families Housing Community Services
and Indigenous Affairs. $945,000. 2012-2013.

McIntyre P, Elliott EJ, Zurynski Y, Booy R, Wood N, Macarteney K The Paediatric Active
Enhanced Disease Surveillance (PAEDS) Collaboration. Commonwealth Department of
Health and Ageing. $454,260. 2012-2014.

C Jones, M Fernandez - TLR2 Agonist – HIV Peptide Induction of TH17 responses: A new
immunotherapuetic and vaccine strategy? – CIs on grant totaling $113,000 for 12 months.

A Holland, Kate Curtis, Rebecca Ivers. 2012 International Program Development Fund,
University of Sydney.

				
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