Major Projects 2015

The table below lists our major projects in 2015. 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
Department of Health and Human Services Victoria A long term study into the potential health effects from the Hazelwood coal mine fire Abramson, Michael (CIA); Carroll, Matthew; Dennekamp, Martina; Maybery, Darryl; Priestly, Brian; Sim, Malcolm; Thompson, Bruce; Tonkin, Andrew; Walker, Judith; Wolfe, Rory; Johnston, Fay   2015-24 $18,891,990
Movember Australia Australian Prostate Cancer Clincial Registry Evans, Susan (CIA); McNeil, John; Millar, Jeremy 2014-16 $5,048,924
National Institutes of Health (NIH) ASPrin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) McNeil, John; Grimm, Richard (Co-PI's); (AUS) Nelson, Mark; Reid, Christopher; Storey, Elsdon; Tonkin, Andrew; Wolfe, Rory; Woods, Robyn; (USA) Murray, Anne; Newman, Anne; Shah, Raj;  Williamson, Jeff 2009-17 $93,959,897

($39,121,591 Australia)

($54,838,306 Australia & USA)
National Institute on Aging/National Cancer Institute ASPREE Cancer Endpoints Study McNeil, John (CIA); (AUS) Reid, Christopher; Woods, Robyn (USA): Grimm, Richard; Murray, Anne 2013-17 $5,382,341
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) The Augmented versus Routine approach to Giving Energy Trial (TARGET) Chapman, Marianne (CIA); Peake, Sandra; Bellomo, Rinaldo; Horowitz, Michael; Davies, Andrew; Deanne, Adam 2015-19 $3,534,236
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Perioperative Administration of Dexamethasone and Infection – The PADDI trial Tomas, Cochrane (CIA); Bach, Leon; Cheng, Allen; Forbes, Andrew; Leslie, Kate; Myles, Paul; Corcoran, Tomas; Chan, Matthew; Ho, Kwok; Short, Timothy 2015-20 $4,603,039
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence for patient blood management in critical illness and trauma Cooper, David J (CIA); Bellomo, Rinaldo; Cameron, Peter; McNeil, John; Myles, Paul; Phillips, Louise; Webb, Steven; French, Craig; Isbister, James; Reade, Michael 2012-17 $2,348,257
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) National Centre for Intensive Care Research (NCICR) Bellomo, Rinaldo (CIA); Cooper, David J; Finfer, Simon; Myburgh, John 2005-15 $3,902,341
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Health Map: a cluster randomised trial of interactive self-care plans to prevent and manage chronic conditions by people living with HIV Elliott, Julian (CIA); Lewin, Sharon; Crooks, Levinia; Osborne, Richard; Battersby, Malcolm; Fairley, Christopher; Kidd, Michael; Pitts, Marian; Watson, Joanne 2011-16 $2,423,313
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 2010-15 $3,998,669
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) SPICE Sedation Practices in Intensive Care Evaluation – Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) Shehabi, Yahya (CIA); Bellomo, Rinaldo; Reade, Michael; Seppelt, Ian; McArthur, Colin; Bailey, Michael; Howe, Belinda 2013-17 $2,752,725
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Australasian Cochrane Centre Green, Sally (CIA); McDonald, Steven 2013-15 $2,076,000
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); Bellomo, Rinaldo; Nichol, Alistair; French, Craig; Street, Alison 2012-15 $2,890,336


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