Navigation Links
Monash wins $32m for health and medical research
Date:10/17/2008

Monash University has secured $32 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding the University's highest ever NHMRC funding amount for the greatest number of projects.

Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon announced the health and medical research grants today.

Monash University researchers will share in a total of $32M for 62 individual projects, including:

  • $1.8 million for research into the effect of Erythropoietin (EPO) on traumatic brain injury;
  • $491,250 to research testicular development and disease;
  • $312,500 to explore novel treatment strategies for cardiovascular disease;
  • $556,500 allocated for research into the impact of low oxygen supplies to the fetal brain; and
  • $900,825 for continuing medical education and feedback to alert diabetes population outcomes.

Another successful application was for $673,000 to follow up an initial investigation of estrogen as an effective treatment for schizophrenia, allowing a clinical trial in 180 postmenopausal women with schizophrenia using a selective estrogen receptor modulator.

A team of researchers from the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine also secured $531,000 to investigate whether mobile phones affect cognitive development in children. A further $682,875 was awarded to a team from the School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine to investigate the effect of light intervention on shift workers.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Edwina Cornish said the Federal Government's generous allocation was confirmation that Monash researchers excelled in the delivery of quality research outcomes.

"Our scientific and medical research teams are among the best in the world and it is encouraging for them to know their endeavours have the full support of the Federal Government and NHMRC," Professor Cornish said.

"The range of projects awarded funding reflects the diversity of research at Monash. We are active across a broad range of disciplines and that expertise has application to many industries."


'/>"/>

Contact: Samantha Blair
samantha.blair@adm.monash.edu.au
61-399-034-841
Monash University
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Turner Universal Awarded Contracts Totaling $227 Million to Manage Construction of Two Tennessee Healthcare Facilities
2. Huston Street Joins Mended Hearts with an Important Heart Health Message: Get Your Flu Shot!
3. AMN Healthcare Services to Present at the BIOCOM Investor Conference
4. New National Public Opinion Survey Reveals Important Findings on Oral Health Care Perceptions
5. XIRING and SCM Microsystems Jointly Develop Mobile Terminals for German eHealth Market
6. MyHealthGate, Inc. Joins With LiveActive Chewy Granola Bars to Raise Digestive Health Awareness
7. New EPA Lead Standard Significantly Improved to Protect Kids Health
8. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - New Name, Same Commitment to the Advancement of Health Care
9. Prevention is the Key to Solving Health Care Crisis;
10. Important Health Issue From Be Oyster Aware
11. With the Economy of the United States at a Turning Point, Health Care Could Be Our Next Serious Crisis ...
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... Thomas Jefferson ... Witness , was awarded a $300,000 grant from The Pew Center for Arts ... with ambiguity and the recognition of one’s own limits among health professions students. ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... $5,000 grant from the C. R. Bard Foundation, Inc. to support ... Hills , a service available through the nonprofit home care agency. Using evidence-based ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... In the first prospective ACL reconstruction ... Outcome Network (MOON) demonstrated that patients could perform sports-related functions and maintain a ... over time. The study, presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... MA (PRWEB) , ... July 20, 2017 , ... ... form of blood and bone marrow cancer that progresses rapidly without treatment. Newly ... recommended to reduce the chance of reoccurrence and relapse. With such a ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ATLANTA, Ga. (PRWEB) , ... July 20, 2017 , ... ... and equal access to medicine for everyone affected by diabetes, is teaming up with ... the five-day global event kicks off on July 24th. , “Team Type 1’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/19/2017)...  Mako Medical Laboratories partnered with Secretary Strickland, the ... Fund (MFA) to bring 140 soldiers back home to ... families one last time before being deployed. Mako Medical ... logistics needed for these soldiers. "Mako Medical Laboratories is ... We just wish we could bring them all home," ...
(Date:7/13/2017)...  Centurion Medical Products, a leader in medical product innovation and ... removal device for hospice patient care. ... Centurion Medical Products ... Patient pain management and emotional comfort are part of a ... pain while preventing unneeded emergency department admission due to severe fecal ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... , July 11, 2017 Zymo Research Corp., also known ... that can quantify biological aging in a precise manner using the myDNAge ... Steve Horvath , a professor of human genetics and biostatistics at the ... School of Public Health , Zymo Research,s proprietary DNAge ™ technology ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: