NHMRC Project Grants



ICED: Immediate Cooling and Emergency Decompression for the treatment of spinal cord injury

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant Type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initials): Batchelor P, Rosenfeld J, Freeman B, Dunlop S, Bernard S, Nunn A, et al
Years of funding: 2014-2017
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $145,390
Total funding for the duration of grant: $581,561
Administering institution: University of Melbourne


ANTISEPSIS:The AspiriN To Inhibit SEPSIS  trial; an ASPREE substudy to measure the benefit of low dose aspirin in the prevention of severe sepsis

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant Type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initials): Eisen D, Leder K,  McBryde E, Wolfe R, Pilcher D, Woods R
Years of funding: 2013-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $97,970
Total funding for the duration of grant: $391,879.56
Administering institution: Monash


PATCH :Pre-hospital Antifibrinolytics for Traumatic Coagulopathy and Haemorrhage 

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant Type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initials): Gruen R, Mitra  B, Bernard SA, Jacobs I, Medcalf R,  Reade M, Tran  H
Years of funding: 2013-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $363,413
Total funding for the duration of grant: $1,668,152.46
Administering institution: NTRI


TRANSFUSE-RCT: Standard issue transfusion versus fresher red blood cell use in intensive care  

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, Nichol AD, French C, Street A, Bellomo R
Years of funding: 2012-2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $643,595
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,761,870
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


PHARLAP: A multi-centre RCT of Open Lung Strategy including Permissive Hypercapnia, Alveolar Recruitment, and Low Airway Pressure in patients with ARDS

Granting agency: The Alfred Health Research Grant (originally $500,000 – adjusted after NHMRC approval)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Davies AR, Nichol AD, Hodgson CA, Cooper DJ, Bersten A, Fraser
Years of funding: 2012-2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $$228,012
Total funding for duration of grant: $997,538
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


 

Other Competitive Research Project Grants


A research program testing feasibility and impact of early of fibrinogen concentrate therapy in adults with traumatic haemorrhage

Granting agency: Alfred Foundation (Borrowman Trust)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $24,850
Total funding for duration of grant: $24,850
Administering institution: Alfred


BEST-TBI: A prospective RCT of the use of bactericidal external ventricular drains in patients with traumatic brain injury

Granting agency: Alfred Foundation 
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Moore J, Rosenfeld JV, Thomas P, Gantner D, Roodenburg O, Maartens N, Cheng A, Vallance S
Years of funding: 2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $21,560
Total funding for duration of grant: $21,560
Administering institution: Alfred


Validation of the “expert recommendations for safe mobilization of mechanically ventilated patients in ICU” – an observational study

Granting agency: Alfred Foundation 
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Capell E, Tipping C, Hodgson C
Years of funding: 2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $9,800
Total funding for duration of grant: $9,800
Administering institution: Alfred


ICU Recovery: Critical illness and long-term recovery - motomed cycle ergometer with muscle stimulation

Granting agency: Alfred Foundation 
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Hodgson C
Years of funding: 2015-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $10,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $20,000
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


APSiT: Accuracy of intensivist performed DVT ultrasound screening in trauma ICU patients

Granting agency: Alfred Research Trusts
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Roberts L, Murphy D
Years of funding: 2015-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $9,800
Total funding for duration of grant: $8,809
Administering institution: Alfred


IS-HR-BAD: Ivabradine in sepsis for heart rate, benefits and disadvantages trial; an open-label phase II feasibility study

Granting agency: Alfred Research Trusts
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Rozen T, Udy A
Years of funding: 2015-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $4,461
Total funding for duration of grant: $8,922
Administering institution: Alfred


HELP-ECMO: Heparin low dose protocol versus standard care in critically ill patients undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Granting agency: Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  McIlroy D, Cooper DJ, Aubron C, Pilcher D, Pellegrino V
Years of funding: 2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $37,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $37,000
Administering institution: Alfred


Incidence, Risk Factors, Consequences and Treatment of Ventilated Patients with Nosocomial Infection with Pandrug Resistant Organisms in Hospitals in Asia

Granting agency: Fisher & Paykel (via ICF)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  McGloughlin S
Years of funding: 2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $34,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $34,000
Administering institution: Alfred


Pharmacokinetic Australasian Collaborative

Granting agency:  ICF
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Lipman J, Roberts J, Peake SL, Joynt GM, Udy AA, Nicholls MB
Years of funding: 2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $39,156
Total funding for duration of grant: $39,156
Administering institution: University of Queensland


OzENTER-TBI: Australian-European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research, Traumatic Brain Injury Collaboration - A Prospective Longitudinal Observation Study

Granting agency:  TAC/ISCRR Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research 
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial):  Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2015-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $53,222
Total funding for duration of grant: $118,271
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


ECMO in adults: physical and mental health after hospitalisation

Granting agency:  ACCCN
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Tramm R, Sheldrake J, Hodgson C, Pellegrino V, Ilic D
Years of funding: 2014-2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $3,750
Total funding for duration of grant: $7,500
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


PHARLAP (Permissive Hypercapnia, Alveolar Recruitment and Low Airway Pressure) sub study: Do ARDS patients with different subtypes behave differently?

Granting agency:  ANZCA
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): McGuinness S, Bihari S, Bersten A, Hodgson C, Nichol A
Years of funding: 2014-2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $17,200
Total funding for duration of grant: $34,950
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


TRANSFUSE-RCT: Standard issue transfusion versus fresher red blood cell use in intensive care

Granting agency:  ARCBS
Grant type: Collaborative funding
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, McQuilten Z, Murray L
Years of funding: 2014-2017
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $75,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $300,000
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


CLEAN TBI: A prospective randomised controlled trial of the use of baCtericidaL External vetriculAr draiNs in patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Granting agency:  Brain Foundation
Grant type: Collaborative funding
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Moore J, Rosenfeld JV, Thomas P, Gantner D, Roodenburg O, Maartens N, Cheng A
Years of funding: 2014-2017
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $8,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $17,000
Administering institution: Alfred


CENTER-TBI: Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research in Traumatic Brain Injury  (Total Grant €30m, Australian component €279,499 = $409,491)

Granting agency:  European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research (EU FP7)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Maas A, Menon D, Hill S, Steyerberg E, von Steinbüchel N, Brazinova A, Buki A, Tenovuo O, Van Hecke W, Puybasset L, Citerio G, ... Cooper DJ, Feigin V, Jiang J, Schmidt S, Mauritz W, Dreier J
Years of funding: 2013-2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $357,491
Total funding for duration of grant: $409,491
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


INFORM: Informing Fresh versus Old Red Cell Management: A large simple phase III randomised controlled trial

Granting agency:  Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Eikelboom J, Arnold D, Cooper DJ, Crowther M, Devereaux PJ, Gallus A, Kurz A, Phillips L, Roxby D, Sessler D, Teague M, Warkentin T, Webert K
Years of funding: 2012-2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $357,491
Total funding for duration of grant: $1,606,292
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


Improving outcomes in critical illness

Granting agency: Health Research Board, Ireland
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Nichol A, Cooper DJ, Laffey J, McLoughlin P, Ryan T, McAuley D
Years of funding: 2012-2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $570,242
Total funding for duration of grant: $3,421,450
Administering institution: University College, Dublin


TRANSFUSE: standard issue transfusion versus fresher red blood cell use in intensive care

Granting agency: Health Research Council of NZ

Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): McArthur C, Bellomo R, Young P, Cooper J, McGuinness S, Williams A, Freebairn R, Henderson S,  Flanagan P
Years of funding: 2012-2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $183,736
Total funding for duration of grant: $734,943
Administering institution: University College, Dublin


EPO-TBI and POLAR: Program: Early Interventions to improve outcomes after traumatic brain injury

Granting agency: TAC /Victorian Neurotrauma Initiative (VNI)
Grant type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, Cameron P, Bernard S, Rosenfeld J, Nichol A
Years of funding: 2010-2017
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $270,912
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,086,100
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


 

NHMRC Enabling, CRE, Partnership or EU Collaborative Grants


Centre for Research Excellence in Advanced Cardio-respiratory Therapies Improving Organ Support (ACTIONS)

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Centre for Research Excellence
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Fraser J, McGiffin D, Lovell N, Bannon P, Tansley G, Pellegrino V, Roberts J, Barnett A, Gregory S
Years of funding: 2015-2019
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $443,489
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,491,450
Administering institution: Prince Charles Hospital, QLD


OzENTER-TBI: Australia-Europe NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research in TBI collaboration

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: European Union Collaborative Research Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, Gruen R
Years of funding: 2014-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $358,348
Total funding for duration of grant: $358,348
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


MTR: Improving outcomes for patients with critical bleeding requiring massive transfusion

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Partnership Project
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, Wood E, Cameron P, Isbister J, French C, Stanworth S, McLintock MC, McQuilten Z, Zatta A, Barker A
Years of funding: 2014-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $296,242
Total funding for duration of grant: $861,706
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


Blood-CRE: Centre of Research Excellence for Patient Blood Management in Critical Illness and Trauma

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Centre of Research Excellence
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ, Phillips L, Bellomo R, Cameron P, Reade M, Isbister J, French C, Myles P, Webb S, McNeil J
Years of funding: 2012-2017
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $296,242
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,498,407
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


AUS-ROC: Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Centre for Research Excellence

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Centre of Research Excellence
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cameron P, Jacobs I, Bernard S, Finn J, Smith K, Thompson P, Tonkin A
Years of funding: 2011-2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $500,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,498,523
Administering institution: Monash


NHMRC Fellowships / Scholarships


NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Postgraduate Scholarship
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Ridley E
Years of funding: 2014-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $34,193
Total funding for duration of grant: $102,578
Administering institution: Monash 


NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship Level II

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Practitioner Fellowship
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2013-2017
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $76,090
Total funding for duration of grant: $380,450
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


NHMRC Early Career Research Fellowship: ICU management and quality of survival of ARDS

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant type: Early Career Research Fellowship
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Hodgson C
Years of funding: 2013-2017
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $73,723
Total funding for duration of grant: $294,892
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


Other Fellowships / Scholarships


College of Intensive Care Medicine, Norva Dahlia Foundation Study Grant/Scholarship “Improving Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation research Definitions And ouTcome Measures: E-DATM Project” Research fellowship in Germany

Granting agency: CICM
Grant type: Scholarship
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Burrell A
Years of funding: 2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $5,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $5,000
Administering institution: Alfred


Travel Grants


Alfred SMS Travel Scholarship. EuroELSO, Regensburg, Germany

Granting agency: Alfred
Grant type: Travel Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Burrell A
Years of funding: 2015Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $2,500
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,500
Administering institution: Alfred


Travel Grant

Granting agency: Monash University, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Grant type: Travel Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Hodgson C
Years of funding: 2015
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $2,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,000
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


 Commercially Sponsored Trials


Supplemental Parenteral Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients: Pilot Randomised Controlled Study

Granting agency: Baxter Healthcare Corporation -Project Grant
Grant type: Commercially Sponsored Trial
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Cooper DJ
Years of funding: 2013-2016
Actual amount received in 2015 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $83,318
Total funding for duration of grant: $467,000
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)