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Sydney Catalyst members awarded almost $8.8 million in latest round of NHMRC funding

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DATE
28 January 2021

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded 11 Sydney Catalyst members almost $8.8 million in funding to support their cancer research projects.

 

Sydney Catalyst recipients include: 

  • Prof Vanessa Hayes and her team received an NHMRC Ideas Grant of $991000 to continue their work in genomics and epigenetics
  • Prof Thomas Cox received a NHMRC Ideas Grant of $702230 to continue his and his team's work in breast cancer research.
  • A/Prof Marina Pajic received a NHMRC Ideas Grant of $855992 to continue her and her team's work in mouth cancer.
  • Prof Tri Phan received a NHMRC Ideas Grant of $721,597. Prof Phan's project focuses on immunity and inflammation.
  • Prof Herbert Herzog received a NHMRC Ideas Grant of $923668 to continue his  and his team's research in treatment options for eating disorders and obesity.
  • A/Prof Anthony Don and his team received an NHMRC Ideas Grant of  $925,907 for a four year study investigating drug-development opportunities for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • A/Prof Lenka Munoz and her team were awarded a NHMRC Ideas Grant of $1089,561 for their research into glioblastoma, an incurable form of brain cancer
  • Prof Roger Daly received a NHMRC Ideas Grant of $708272 to continue his and his team's work in breast cancer.
  • Dr Maté Biro received an NHMRC Ideas grant of $855,992 for research relating to T Cell infiltration of solid tumours.
  • A/Prof Scott Byrne received an NHMRC Ideas grant of $698,836 for research in inflammatory skin disease
  • Nick Keilar received funds from both an NHMRC Equiment Grant and the Independent Research Institutes Infrastructure Support Scheme totalling $326338

 

We would like to recognise and congratulate all our members and look forward to following your research journeys. Please don't hesitate to keep us updated with how your research is progressing.

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