Recent Australian Research Council (ARC) grant outcomes


ARC Linkage Projects

Kuncic Z; Vial P; Atakaramians S; Meikle S
Next-generation detector technology that delivers the first fully integrated solution to the X-ray imaging and dose measurement needs of cancer radiation therapy.


ARC Discovery Projects

Baxter, Prof Robert C
How the repair of DNA damage is regulated by IGFBP-3, a protein at the crossroads between cell death and survival.
$390,000 (2014-2016)


ARC Discovery Projects

Payne, Dr Richard J
New methods for the chemical synthesis of a library of glycopeptide-based tri-component cancer vaccines
$420,000.00 (2012-2014)

Thompson, Prof Michael B; Murphy, Prof Christopher R; Grau, Prof Georges E
The link between the angiogenesis of live birth and cancer: a lizard model
$550,000.00 (2012-2014)

Todd, Dr Matthew H; Rutledge, Dr Peter J; Smith, Dr Peter J
Charting intercellular space
$348,000.00 (2012-2014)

Early Career Researcher Award

Hunter, Dr Luke
Selective fluorination chemistry: a tool for creating bioactive, shape-controlled peptides
$375,000.00 (2012-2014)

Kim, Dr Peter S
Mathematical modelling of breast cancer immunity: guiding the development of preventative breast cancer vaccines
$375,000.00 (2012-2014)


ARC Discovery Projects

Hambley TW and Metzler-Nolte N
Development of prodrug strategies for achieving increased penetration and selective activation in solid tumours
$360,000 (2011 – 2013)

Matthews JM and Cubeddu L
Inhibiting protein-protein interactions involved in neural development and disease
$420,000 (2011 – 2013)

Mrass P; Weninger W; Petravic J
Real-time analysis of tumour-infiltrating T cells using novel analytical tools
$360,000 (2011 – 2013)

Belov K and Papenfuss AT
Characterisation of tumour variants of Devil Facial Tumour Disease
$510,000 (2011 – 2013)

Karton A
The role of hypohalous acids and related oxidants in the oxidative damage of biological systems: a computational investigation
$245,538 (2011 – 2013)


ARC Discovery Projects

Allen R
Approved Discovery of novel microRNA biogenesis and functional components
$240,546 (2010 – 2012)

D Feng D; Fulham MJ; Eberl S
Large scale knowledge and image based biomedical modelling and derivation of PET-CT disease maps and treatment response
$610,000 (2010 – 2013)

Hambley TW; Kassiou M
Radiolabelled MMP binding agents for the identification, quantification, and targeting of
MMPs in central nervous system (CNS) disorders and tumours

$429,000 (2010 – 2012)

Jayaswal V
Statistical methods for analysing multi-source microarray data and building gene regulatory networks
$251,000 (2010 – 2012)

Lay PA
Approved Design and Mechanistic Studies of Metal-Based Anti-Diabetic Drugs
$450,000 (2010 – 2012)

Marsh DJ
Approved New insights into mammalian gene transcription - the role of parafibromin
$345,000 (2010 – 2012)

Radom L
Hydrogen Bonding, Hydrogen Transfer, Hydrogenation and Hydrogenolysis: A Computational Quantum Chemistry Investigation
$420,728 (2010 – 2014)

Reilly DJ; Rabeau JR; Krueger A
Approved Biomedical imaging with spins in nanoparticles: from single cell to whole-body scanning
$600,000 (2010 – 2012)

Richardson DR
Approved The effect of nitrogen monoxide on intracellular iron metabolism
$540,000 (2010 – 2012)


ARC Discovery Projects

Payne R
Science, Chemistry
Chemical synthesis of cancer-associated glycoproteins

Redina LM
Science, Chemistry
New Boron and Gadolinium Agents for Neutron Capture Therapy

Baxter R
Medicine, Northern Clinical School
How IGFBP-3 improves cancer cell responsiveness to DNA-damaging therapies

Hunt N
Medicine, Pathology: School of Medical Sciences
Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase-2: a newly discovered enzyme with a key role in kidney function

Henderson B
Medicine, Western Clinical School
Dynamics and assembly of BRCA1-associated DNA repair complexes


ARC Discovery Projects

Hambley T
Science, Chemistry
Determining the fate of metal-based anti-cancer agents
$300,000 (2007 – 2009)

Firth S
Medicine, Kolling Institute
Determining the fate of metal-based anti-cancer agents
$234,000 (2007 – 2009)

ARC Linkage Projects

Hawkett B
Science, Chemistry
Encapsulation of magnetic nanoparticles for the hyperthermia treatment of liver cancer
$525,000 (2007 – 2009)


ARC Discovery Projects

Salih A
Electron Microscope Unit
Development of novel fluorescent proteins from marine organisms for in vivo fluorescence imaging technologies and cancer research
$205,000 (2006 – 2008)

Hambley T
Science, Chemistry
Functionalised MMP Inhibitors as Radiodiagnostic, Radiotherapeutic, and Radiation-Sensitising Agents for Metastatic Cancer
$342,000 (2006 – 2008)

Lay P
Science, Chemistry
Nanoprobe and Microprobe Structural and Spectroscopic Studies in Biomedical Research
$342,000 (2006 – 2008)

ARC Linkage Infrastructure (LIEF) Grants

Christopherson R
Science, Molecular and Microbial Biosciences
High resolution bioanalytical Fourier transform mass spectrometer combined with liquid chromatograph

Crossley M
Science, Molecular and Microbial Biosciences
A Facility for High-Throughput, Functional Gene Discovery Using Arrayed Retroviral Expression Cloning

Maschmeyer T
Science, Chemistry
Elemental and Structural Analysis Facility Comprising a FTICR Mass Spectrometer and a CHNs Analyser