Major Projects 2012

The table below lists our major projects in 2012. For a full listing, see our Annual Report.

Source Project Title Names of InvestigatorsDuration Total funding
Alcoa of Australia Ltd Healthwise Study Sim, Malcolm (CIA); McNeil, John; Musk, B 2005-2012 $9,134,302
Collagen Aesthetics Australia (Subsidiary of INAMED, USA) Centre for the study of obesity O’Brien, Paul (CIA) 2005-2012 $4,648,613
CSIRO Australia ASPREE Healthy Ageing Biobank McNeil, John (CIA); Woods, Robyn; Reid, Christopher; Nelson, Mark; Abhayaratna, Walter; Gibbs, Peter; Ames, David; Burgess, Antony; Masters, Colin; Szoeke, Cassandra; Lockett, Trevor 2009-2011 $2,950,000
Department of Health and Ageing Cochrane Centre Fund Project: National Health Priority Areas – Consultation, Training and Research Green, Sally (CIA) 2005-2012 $4,943,473
Department of Human Services (ACT) Monitoring and Evaluation of the Victorian State Trauma System Cameron, Peter (CIA); McNeil, John; Gabbe, Belinda 2005-2012 $4,878,957
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) National Centre for Intensive Care Research (NCICR) Cooper, David J (CIA); Bellomo, Rinaldo; Myburgh, John; Finfer, Simon 2006-2013 $3,790,000
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence for patient blood management in critical illness and trauma Cooper, David J (CIA); Phillips, Louise; Myles, Paul; Bellomo, Rinaldo; Cameron, Peter; Webb, Steven; McNeil, John; Isbister, James; French, Craig 2012-2017 $2,498,407
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) STandaRd Issue TrANsfusion versuS Fresher red blood cell Use in intenSive carE (TRANSFUSE) – a randomised controlled trial Cooper, David J (CIA); Nichol, Alistair; French, Craig; Street, Alison; Bellomo, Rinaldo 2012-2015 $2,761,870
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Better targeting of preventive services using epidemiological modelling McNeil, John (CIA); Peeters, Anna; Oldenburg, Brian; Hollingsworth, Bruce; De Courten, Maximilian; Nelson, Mark 2007-2012 $1,951,464
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) A randomised controlled trial of prophylactic hypothermia in severe traumatic brain injury Cooper, David J (CIA); Bernard, Stephen; Cameron, Peter; Nichol, Alistair; Presneill, Jeffrey; Myburgh, John 2009-2013 $1,958,075
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) A randomised, placebo-controlled trial of erythropoietin in ICU patients with traumatic brain injury Bellomo, Rinaldo (CIA); Cooper, David J; Nichol, Alistair; Street, Alison; French, Craig; Presneill, Jeffrey 2009-2013 $1,848,475
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Linking research, policy and health services to build a better evidence base for workplace public health Sim, Malcolm (CIA); Abramson, Michael; Fritschi, Jacqueline; Lamontagne, Anthony 2009-2013 $1,535,875
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) SEA-URCHIN: South East Asia – Using research for change in hospital-acquired infection in neonates Green, Sally (CIA); McDonald, Steven; McKenzie, Joanne; Jeffery, Heather; Lahra, Monica; Lumbiganon, Pagakrong; Laopaiboon, Malinee 2011-2015 $1,921,143
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Transfusion research: Outcomes into policy and practice McNeil, John (CIA); Cameron, Peter; Stevenson, Christopher; Jolley, Damien; Wood, Erica; Sanderson, Penelope; Isbister, James 2010-2012 $1,673,000
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Prevention and treatment of chronic heart and kidney disease via epidemiological, pharmacological device and cell-based approaches Krum, Henry (CIA); Reid, Christopher; Kelly, Darren 2010-2014 $5,390,000
National Institutes of Health (NIH) USA ASPrin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) McNeil, John (CIA); Nelson, Mark; Storey, Elsdon; Wolfe, Rory; Woods, Robyn; Tonkin, Andrew; Grimm, Hugo; Newman, Anne; Shah, Raj; Nelson, Mark; Murray, Anne; Benavente, Oscar; Williamson, Jeff 2010-2013 $23,372,347
VicRoads Provision of Evaluation Services for Novice Driver Program Trial McClure, Roderick (CIA); Newstead, Stuart; Rudin-Brown, Christina; Scully, Michelle; Reid, Christopher 2011-2015 $1,473,261
Victorian Cancer Agency Building translational clinical research capacity in regional Victoria through ASPREE and the Healthy Ageing Biobank McNeil, John (CIA); Burton, Robert; Reid, Christopher; Woods, Robyn; Fitzgerald, Sharyn 2010-2012 $1,921,000
Victorian Cancer Agency The Victorian lung cancer initiative Watkins, David (CIA); Brown, Tracey; Millar, Jeremy; Stirling, Robert; Solomon, Benjamin; Ashley, David; Fox, Stephen; Irving, Louis; Wright, Gavin; Mitchell, Paul; MacManus, Michael; Waring, Paul; John, Tom; Ganju, Vinod 2011-2013 $1,671,672
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, David (CIA); Bellomo, Rinaldo; Bernard, Stephen; Morganti-Kossmann, Maria 2010-2013 $2,086,100

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