Major Projects

The table below lists our major projects in 2017. For a full listing, see our Annual Report.

Source Project TitleInvestigatorsDuration Total Funding
Australian Institute of Petroluem Ltd Maintenance of the New and Old Health Watch Cohorts from January 2013 to December 2017 Sim, Malcolm (CIA); Glass, Deborah 2013-17 $2,684,060
Baxter Healthcare Corporation Intensive nutrition in critically ill adults: A pilot randomised controlled study Ridley, Emma 2017-2022 $2,337,796
Department of Health (Comm) Preventive Health and Chronic Disease Support – Population Health Improvement, Male Health Inititiative McLachlan, Robert 2017-2020 $3,100,800
Department of Health (Comm) A Clinical Quality Register for High Risk Breast Devices Hopper, Ingrid; Evans, Susan 2014-2018 $4,224,540
Department of Health and Human Services Victoria A long term study into the potential health effects from the Hazelwood coal mine fire Abramson, Michael; Carroll, Matthew; Dennekamp, Martina; Maybery, Darryl; Priestly, Brian; Sim, Malcolm; Thompson, Bruce; Tonkin, Andrew; Walker, Judith; Wolfe, Rory 2014-24

$18,981,990

Department of Human Services (Comm) The Operation and Utilisation of the Victorian State Trauma Registry Gabbe, Belinda; Cameron, Peter; McNeil, John 2005-2018 $8,522,670
Movember Australia Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Registry Evans, Susan (CIA); McNeil, John; Millar, Jeremy 2014-18 $2,005,281
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Using healthcare wisely: Reducing inappropriate use of tests and treatments Buchbinder, Rachelle 2017-2021 $2,394,723
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability Teede, Helena; Buchbinder, Rachelle 2017-2022 $4,000,000
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Targeted Therapeutic Mild Hypercapnia After Resuscitated Cardiac Arrest: A Phase III Multi-Centre Randomised Controlled Trial (The TAME Cardiac Arrest Trial) Bernard, Stephen; Bellomo, Rinaldo; Eastwood, Glenn; Hodgson, Carol; Stub, Dion 2017-2021 $2,069,878
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) ASPREE Completion Project McNeil, John; Nelson, Mark; Tonkin, Andrew; Woods, Robyn 2016-2018 $4,796,724
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Optimisation by Platform Trial Involving Multiple Interventions with Simultaneous Evaluation in Community Acquired Pneumonia (OPTIMISE-CAP) Webb, Steven; Cheng, Allen; Heritier, Stephane; McArthur, Colin; Presneill, Jeffrey 2016-2021 $4,413,145
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Novel approaches to the prevention and treatment of chronic heart disease and its co-morbid complications Reid, Christopher; Krum, Henry 2016-2020 $4,557,113
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Perioperative Administration of Dexamethasone and Infection – The PADDI trial Bach, Leon; Cheng, Allen; Forbes, Andrew; Leslie, Kate; Myles, Paul 2015-2020 $4,295,439
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) The Augmented versus Routine approach to Giving Energy Trial (TARGET) Bellomo, Rinaldo; Davies, Andrew; Peake, Sandra 2015-2019 $3,534,236
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) A study of Statins for reducing events in the elderly Zoungas, Sophia; McNeil, John; Storey, Elsdon; Tonkin, Andrew; Ward, Stephanie; Wolfe, Rory 2014-2018 $5,141,667
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence for patient blood management in critical illness and trauma Cooper, D Jamie; Bellomo, Rinaldo; Cameron, Peter; McNeil, John; Myles, Paul; Phillips, Louise; Webb, Steven 2012-18 $2,363,332
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Goal-Directed Sedation compared with standard care in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients: a prospective multicentre randomised controlled trial Shehabi, Yahya; Bailey, Michael; Bellomo, Rinaldo; Howe, Belinda 2013-18 $2,752,725
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) The influence of anaesthetic depth on patient outcome after major surgery Myles, Paul 2013-2018 $2,893,794
National Institutes of Health (NIH) USA Randomized controlled trial of the effect of low dose aspirin on the course of agerelated macular degeneration McNeil, John; Robman, Liubov; Woods, Robyn; Wolfe, Rory 2016-2021 $2,123,278
National Institutes of Health (NIH) USA ASPrin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) McNeil, John; Nelson, Mark; Storey, Elsdon; Tonkin, Andrew; Wolfe, Rory; Woods, Robyn 2009-2018 $39,055,106
Victorian Neurotrauma Initiative Multi-centre randomised controlled trials of early acute interventions (hypothermia, erythropoietin, and decompressive craniectomy) to attenuate secondary brain injury after trauma Cooper, D Jamie; Bellomo, Rinaldo; Bernard, Stephen; Morganti-Kossmann, Cristina 2010-2017 $2,086,100

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