$80,000 worth of research grants awarded for nine projects
Health Minister Wendy Edmond today announced $80,000 worth of Royal Brisbane Hospital Research Foundation grants for nine research projects in Queensland.
Ms Edmond said the grants were for research in a range of health areas including cancer, intensive care, infectious diseases, liver disease and ophthalmology research. Royal Brisbane Hospital Research Foundation Grants for 2001.
1.Associate Professor R A Gardiner: Use of gene profiling to study the behaviour of prostate cancers
2.Dr Marissa Bartlett: Migration of human dendritic cells following reinjection: comparison of subcutaneous, intradermal and intravenous routes of administration using radiolabelling techniques
3.Dr Margaret Cummings: Quantification of Her-2 gene and protein levels in breast cancer
4.Dr Raylene Bowman: Predicting the outcome of lung resection in patients with lung cancer
5.Dr Kenneth Hutchinson: The effect of cyclosporin in treating dry eye
6.Dr Graeme Macdonald: Insulin sensitivity and hepatic steatosis
7.Dr Emma McBryde: Invasive candida infection; immunity and improved diagnosis
8.Dr Bala Venkatesh: Adrenal dysfunction in critical illness - a study of the dynamics and temporal profile of cortisol secretion in critical illness
9.Dr Bala Venkatesh: Relationship between cerebrospinal fluid lactate concentrations and intracranial pressure in neurotrauma
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