Research Grants

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) fellowships, CREs and project grants 2018

The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (SCHN) researchers who have been awarded a 2018 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Grant.

NHMRC Project Grants – led by researchers at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and CHW Clinical School

A/Prof Fabienne Brilot-Turville, Prof Russell Dale
"Defining the basis of autoimmune attacks against myelin to better target treatments for demyelinating disorders."

A/Prof Sandra Cooper, Prof Patrick Tam, Dr David Graham
"PYROXD1 - A novel myopathy disease gene identifies a redox pathway essential for life."

Prof Ian Alexander, Prof Geoffrey McCaughan
"Hepatocellular carcinoma: understanding the genotoxic risks of liver-targeted gene therapy using recombinant AAV vectors."

NHMRC Project Grants – involving collaborations at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and CHW Clinical School

Dr Debbie Palmer (UWA), Prof Dianne Campbell, Prof Ralph Nanan
"Maternal diet rich in eggs and peanuts to reduce food allergies: a randomised controlled trial."

Prof Lisa Bero (CPC, Camperdown), Lawrence M, Prof Louise Baur, et al
"Strengthening the evidence foundation for public health guidelines."

Prof Andre Renzaho (WSU), Prof Chris Rissel, Prof Louise Baur, et al
"The Strong Families Trial: Randomised controlled trial of a family strengthening program to prevent unhealthy weight gain among 5- to 11-year old children from at risk families."

Prof Michael Murray (USyd), A/Prof Geraldine O’Neill, et al
"Pharmacological development of a stable cytochrome P450-mediated omega-3 fatty acid epoxide analogue as a novel anti-metastatic agent."

Prof Peter Anderson (MCRI), et al., including Prof Elizabeth Elliott
"Long-term effect on offspring of low to moderate or binge drinking during pregnancy."

Dr Leanne Sakzewski (UQ), et al., including Prof Iona Novak
"Participate-CP: Optimising participation in physically active leisure for children with cerebral palsy: A randomised controlled trial"

Dr Leanne Sakzewski (UQ), et al., including Prof Iona Novak and Catherine Morgan
"HABIT-ILE: A randomised trial of Hand Arm Bimanual Intensive Training Including Lower Extremity training for children with bilateral cerebral palsy"

Prof Hala Zreiqat (USyd), et al., including A/Prof Aaron Schindeler
"Optimising bone regeneration using advanced design and fabrication technologies"

Australian Research Council grants involving researchers at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and CHW Clinical School

Prof Jinyan Li (UTS), A/Prof Gyorgy Hutvagner, A/Prof Daniel Catchpoole, et al
"Deep correction of DNA sequencing errors by data mining algorithms."

NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) involving researchers at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and CHW Clinical School

Prof Katrina Allen (MCRI), et al., including Prof Dianne Campbell
"A Centre of Research Excellence in Eradicating Food Allergy: Prevention, Cure and Reducing Adverse Events."