Congratulations to CCS's NHMRC Ideas and CTCS grant winners

Congratulations to our National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas/Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies (CTCS) grant recipients in Central Clinical School (CCS)!

CCS researchers have been awarded a total of $12.7 million across 8 grants (6 Ideas, 2 CTCS). CCS areas of expertise which have been funded this round range across the discipline areas of blood diseases, diabetes, infectious diseases, immunology and surgery. Funding for these grants will begin in 2020.

Monash University has been awarded more than $76 million in this round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding. Link

Ideas grant recipients

  • Dr Catherine Carmichael, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases group
    Novel therapeutic strategies for an aggressive subtype of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia. $1,385,686 2020-2024
  • Associate Professor Ross Dickins, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases group
    Mechanisms of AML differentiation therapy response and relapse. $808,880 across 2020-2024
  • Associate Professor Christoph Hagemeyer, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases group
    Self-regulated, glucose-responsive nanomaterials for smart insulin delivery. $944,796 across 2020-2024
  • Associate Professor Justin Hamilton, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases group
    Inhibition of the platelet thrombin receptor PAR4 to prevent thrombosis in coronary artery disease $1,148,011 across 2020-2024
  • Dr Phillip Kantharidis, Department of Diabetes group
    Targeting pro-resolution pathways to reverse diabetic kidney disease. $1,046,310 2020-2024
  • Dr Marcus Robinson, Department of Immunology and Pathology group 
    Defining sources of IgE in chronic allergic diseases. $731,920 across 2020-2024

Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies