2018/19 Research Grants Announced

Ten of the funding grants for research at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital have just been announced for the 2019/20 financial year. Every year, thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to providing funding for $1.5 million worth of research.

In consultation with the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Research Grants Committee, we are excited to announce the successful 2019/20 new research project recipients:

  • Professor Simon Barry – Gastroenterology and Department of Paediatrics. Awarded a grant of $75,000.
  • Ms Tara Beaumont and Ms Kate Goode – Women’s Health Physiotherapy, Allied Health. Awarded a grant of $30,000.
  • Dr Cheryl Brown – Molecular Immunology Lab, Department of Paediatrics. Awarded a grant of $75,000.
  • Dr Juliette Delhove – Respiratory and Sleep Medicine. Awarded a grant of $75,000.
  • Dr Christopher Hope – Gastroenterology and Department of Paediatrics. Awarded a grant of $50,000.
  • Dr Amy Keir – Department for Neonatal Medicine. Awarded a grant of $75,000.
  • Dr Sarah Linthwaite – Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Awarded a grant of $30,000.
  • Dr Alexia Pena – Endocrine and Diabetes, Department of Paediatrics. Awarded a grant of $75,000.
  • Dr Megan Penno – Discipline of Paediatrics. Awarded a grant for $75,000.
  • Dr Nathan Rout-Pitt – Respiratory and Sleep Medicine. Awarded a grant for $75,000.

Starting in the New Year, we will shine a spotlight each month on these research heroes detailing the impact their vital research has on the lives of families.

Details on the grateful recipients can be found here, along with a synopsis of what their research entails.

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