HOLLT: Hyperbaric Oxygen in Lower Limb Trauma: a randomised controlled clinical trial

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Millar I, Williamson O, Cameron P, Myles P
Years of funding: 2008-2011
Actual amount received in 2008  by relevant Administering Institute ($): $171,093
Total funding for duration of grant: $684,375
Administering institution: Alfred


 

ARISE-RCT: Australasian Resuscitation in Sepsis Evaluation Randomised Controlled Trial 

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Bellomo R, Cameron P, Cooper D, Peake S, Webb S, Delaney A, Holdgate A
Years of funding: 2008-20011
Actual amount received in 2008  by relevant Administering Institute ($): $575,782
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,303,130
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


GAS-RCT: A multi-site RCT comparing spinal and general anaesthesia on neurodevelopmental outcome and apnoea in infants

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Davidson A, Hunt R, Stargatt R, Frawley G, Hardy P
Years of funding: 2008-2011
Actual amount received in 2008  by relevant Administering Institute ($): $122,687
Total funding for duration of grant: $490,750
Administering institution: University of Melbourne


Role of post-traumatic hypoxia in the exacerbation of cerebral inflammatory response elicited by brain injury

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Morganti-Kossmann MC, Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2007-2009
Actual amount received in 2008  by relevant Administering Institute ($): $121,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $381,750
Administering institution: NTRI


STATINS-RCT: A phase II randomised controlled trial of atorvastatin therapy in intensive care patients with severe sepsis

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Kruger P, Venkatesh B, Bellomo R, Kostner K, Cooper D, Roberts M 
Years of funding: 2007-2009
Actual amount received in 2008  by relevant Administering Institute ($): $300,550
Total funding for duration of grant: $603,825
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


Early parenteral nutrition in the ICU

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Doig G, Cooper DJ, Finfer S, Simpson F
Years of funding: 2005-2007
Actual amount received in 2008  by relevant Administering Institute ($): $604,250
Total funding for duration of grant: $1,812,750
Administering institution: University of Sydney


RENAL: Randomised Evaluation of Normal vs Augmented Level Replacement Therapy in ICU Study

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Finfer S, Cass A, Scheinkestel C, Norton R, Myburgh J, Cole C
Years of funding: 2005-2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $467,118
Total funding for duration of grant: $1,868,475
Administering institution: University of Sydney


Interprofessional communication and team climate in complex handover situations: issues for patient safety in the private sector

Granting agency: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care ( ACSQHC)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): M Botti, T Bucknall P Cameron, M Johnstone, B Redley, J Currey
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): 250,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $250,000
Administering institution: Deakin


PHARLAP :Permissive hypercapnia and alveolar recruitment with limited airway pressures 

Granting agency: ANZCA
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Nichol A, Cooper J, Hodgson C, Tuxen D, Davies A.
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $15,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $15,000
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


ENTERIC: A multi-centre randomised controlled trial comparing early jejunal feeding and standard feeding in critical illness

Granting agency: ANZCA
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Davies AR, Bellomo R, Doig GS, Finfer S
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $15,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $15,000
Administering institution: Alfred


ASAP: a prospective observational multicentre study of nutritional therapy in severe acute pancreatitis patients in Australasia

Granting agency: Arthur A Thomas Trust at Equity Trustees
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Davies A
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $10,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $10,000
Administering institution: Alfred 


Improving the practice of nutrition therapy in the critically ill: International Nutrition Survey 2008

Granting agency: AusPEN
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Morrison SS, Davies A, Bellomo R, McIlroy K
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $5,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $5,000
Administering institution: Alfred 


ASAP: Nutritional Therapy of Severe Acute Pancreatitis

Granting agency: AusPEN
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Morrison SS, Davies A, Cooper DJ, Banks M, McIlroy K
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $5,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $5,000
Administering institution: Alfred 


An observational study of blood transfusion practices in ANZ

Granting agency: Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS) Program Grant
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, Bellomo R, Street A, Murray L, Nichol A, Westbrook A, Syres G, French C, Santamaria J, Wood E, Phillips L, Orford N
Years of funding: 2008-2009
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $98,044
Total funding for duration of grant: $151,044
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


Managing patients with a ventricular assist device (VAD): an exploration of international models for community –based care

Granting agency: Deakin University
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Currey J, Snell R, Waters K
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $12,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $12,000
Administering institution: Deakin


Pain experiences of patients undergoing lung transplantation

Granting agency: Deakin University
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Currey J, Pilcher D, Simkiss K
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $5,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $5,000
Administering institution: Deakin


Heparin in Severe Sepsis: Il-6 as a marker of efficiency (sub-study

Granting agency: ICF
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Nichol A, Robertson M, Cooper DJ, Presneill JJ, Webb 
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $6,134
Total funding for duration of grant: $6,134
Administering institution: Alfred 


ASAP: Nutritional Therapy of Severe Acute Pancreatitis

Granting agency: AusPEN
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Davies A, Morrison SS, Cooper J, Banks M
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $24,660
Total funding for duration of grant: $24,660
Administering institution: Alfred 


PHARLAP: Optimal ventilation (Permissive Hypercapnia Alveolar Recruitment Limited Airway Pressures) in acute lung injury

Granting agency: ICF
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, Nichol A, Davies A, Tuxen D, Hodgson C,Tuxen D, Davies A
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $30,699
Total funding for duration of grant: $30,699
Administering institution: Alfred 


 

The effect of improving quality of heart failure programs on patient outcomes

Granting agency: Nurses’ Memorial Centre
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Currey J, Driscoll A, Oldland E
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $10,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $10,000
Administering institution: Deakin


DECRA: multi-centre randomised trial of early decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Granting agency: TAC / VNI 
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, Rosenfeld JV , Murray L
Years of funding: 2008-2011
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $22,442
Total funding for duration of grant: $89,769
Administering institution: Alfred 


NICE-TBI: Normoglycemia in Intensive Care Traumatic Brain Injury study

Granting agency: TAC / VNI 
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Finfer S, Myburgh J, Cooper DJ, Higgins A
Years of funding: 2008-2009
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $49,398
Total funding for duration of grant: $98,797
Administering institution: University of Sydney


PABLES: Pre-Ambulance Basic LifE Support in severe head injury study

Granting agency: TAC / VNI 
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Bernard S, Cameron P, Walker T
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $54,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $54,000
Administering institution: Alfred 


Heparin in Severe Sepsis: Il-6 a sub-study

Granting agency: The Alfred Research Foundation
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Westbrook A, Nichol A, Webb S, Robertson M, Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $6,134
Total funding for duration of grant: $6,134
Administering institution: Alfred 


Investigation PaO2/FiO2 ratio as a predictor of mortality amongst immunocompromised patients admitted to intensive care in Australia and New Zealand

Granting agency: The Alfred Research Foundation
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Miles L, Pilcher D, Bailey M
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $1,800
Total funding for duration of grant: $1,800
Administering institution: Alfred 


PHARLAP: Permissive Hypercapnia Alveolar Recruitment Limited Airway Pressures 

Granting agency: The Alfred Research Foundation
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Ryan D, Nichol A, Hodgson C, Davies A, Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $6,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $6,000
Administering institution: Alfred 


Evaluating the incidence and clinical importance of heparin induced thrombocytopenia in the critically ill 

Granting agency: Heart and Stroke Foundation Ontario, Canada
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Warketin TE, Cook DJ, Cooper DJ et al.
Years of funding: 2007-2009
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $65,006
Total funding for duration of grant: $164,218
Administering institution: McMaster University (Canada)


SAFE-TBI II Saline versus Albumin Fluid Evaluation - Traumatic Brain Injury – Detrimental Effects of Albumin Resuscitation

Granting agency: TAC/Victorian Neurotrauma Initiative (VNI)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, Myburgh JA, Finfer S, Bellomo R, Norton R
Years of funding: 2007
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $91,080
Total funding for duration of grant: $227,000
Administering institution: Alfred 


Phase II pilot randomised trial of operative fixation of fractured ribs in patients with flail chest

Granting agency: TAC / VNI
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Marasco S, Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2007-2009
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $96,667
Total funding for duration of grant: $290,000
Administering institution: Alfred 



DECRA: multi-centre randomised trial of early decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Granting agency: TAC/Victorian Neurotrauma Initiative (VNI)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Cooper DJ, Rosenfeld JV, Murray L
Years of funding: 2007-2010
Actual amount received in 2008 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $141,659
Total funding for duration of grant: $566,637
Administering institution: Alfred 


Correlation of Clinical and Radiographic Findings in Acute Cervical Discoligamentous Injury with Long Term Outcomes in Road Trauma Patients

Granting agency: TAC / Victorian Trauma Foundation
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Ackland H,  Cameron P, Cooper J
Years of funding: 2006-2010
Actual amount received in 2008  by relevant Administering Institute ($): $51,226
Total funding for duration of grant: $256,131
Administering institution: Monash University


PROTECT : Prophylaxis of Thromboembolism in Critical Care Trial 

Granting agency: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)(NHMRC equivalent)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cook DJ, Meade MO, Bates SM, Skrobik Y, Rabbat CG, Fowler RA, Marshall JC, Chittock DR, Langevin S, Dial MS, Schiff D, Kutsogiannis DJ, Myburgh JA, Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2005-2008
Actual amount received in 2008  by relevant Administering Institute ($): $1,225,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $4,900,000
Administering institution: Alfred 


ANZIC-RC: National Centre for Intensive Care Research 

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Enabling Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Bellomo R, Myburgh J, Finfer S, Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2005-2009
Actual amount received in 2007 by relevant Administering Institute ($): 258,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $1,290,000
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship Level II

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Practitioner Fellowship
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2007-2011
Actual amount received in 2007 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $68,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $340,000
Administering institution: Monash University


Trauma Research Fellowship 

Granting agency: NTRI / Tattersall’s Foundation 
Grant type: Fellowship
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Nichol A, Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2008-2009
Actual amount received in 2007 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $50,000 
Total funding for duration of grant: $100,000
Administering institution: NTRI


June Allen Fellowship: Implementing evidence-based practice for the nursing management of central venous catheters

Granting agency: Nurses’ Board Victoria
Grant type:  Fellowship
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Burdeu G, Currey J, Pilcher D
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2007 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $2,000 
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,000
Administering institution: Deakin


Australian Organ Donor Collaboration: 4th International Conference on Non-heart Beating Organ Donation London, UK

Granting agency: NHMRC and National Institute of Clinical Studies
Grant type: Travel Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Pilcher D
Years of funding: 2008
Actual amount received in 2007 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $6,000 
Total funding for duration of grant: $6,000
Administering institution: Alfred