2012 NHMRC grant success

Friday 23 November 2012
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A number of RSB staff have ben awarded NHMRC Project Grants and Rowena Martin has been awarded four-year Fellowship to commence in 2013. RSB staff are designated in bold.

Project Grants

 

Matthew Cook; David Tscharke; David Fulcher
Genomic medicine for human immune deficiency
$517,097

Boris Martinac; Ben Corry; Charles Cranfield
Investigation of lipid-protein interactions of mechanosensitive ion channels
$396,476

Livia Hool; Killugudi Swaminatha-Lyer; Ben Corry
Optimising efficacy of a peptide derived against the alpha-interacting domain of the L-type calcium channel in reduction of ischemia-reperfusion injury
$391,000

Kiaran Kirk
Targeting an ion pump in the malaria parasite with multiple compound classes
$371,500

Ryszard Maleszka
Unlocking the secrets of Royal Jelly: from recent breakthrough to novel drugs targeting Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase
$337,144

Megan O'Mara; Alan Mark; Richard Callaghan
Understanding multidrug resistance in cancer: identification of the substrate and inhibitor binding sites in P-glycoprotein
$274,723

Fellowships

Rowena Martin has been awarded an R.D. Wright Biomedical Fellowship - Level 1
Understanding how to combat drug resistance in the malaria parasite: Examination of two proteins that are key to the parasite’s ability to evade the toxic effects of antimalarial drugs
$397,724.

 

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