NHMRC Project Grants


EXACT: Reduction of oxygen after cardiac arrest

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant Type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initials): Bernard S, Smith K, Cameron P, Finn J, Grantham H, Bray J, Stub D, Rogers I, Perkins G
Years of funding: 2016-2020
Actual amount received in 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $378,204
Total funding for the duration of grant: $1,891,021
Administering institution: Monash


ITACS: IV iron for Treatment of Anaemia before Cardiac Surgery

Granting agency: NHMRC
Grant Type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initials): Myles P, Richards T, Smith J, Cooper DJ, Wood E, Carter R, Heritier S, Klein A
Years of funding: 2016-2020
Actual amount received in 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $466,979
Total funding for the duration of grant: $2,285,290
Administering institution: Monash


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 2016 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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $97,969
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $363,413
Total funding for the duration of grant: $1,668,152.46
Administering institution: NTRI


Other Competitive Research Project Grants


Induced Hypernatremia – a therapy for acute lung injury? 

Granting agency: Intensive Care Foundation (ICF)
Grant Type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initials): Bersten A, Bihari S, van Haren F, Prakesh S, Cooper DJ, Dixon DL
Years of funding: 2016
Actual amount received in 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $32,780
Total funding for the duration of grant: $32,780
Administering institution: Flinders University


 

Next generation assessments of physical function in ICU survivors 

Granting agency: Intensive Care Foundation (ICF) Malcolm Fisher ICF Grant 
Grant Type: Project Grant
Chief investigators (surname plus initials): Skinner E, Iwashyna TJ, Higgins A, Hodgson C
Years of funding: 2016
Actual amount received in 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $35,000
Total funding for the duration of grant: $35,000
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


 

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 2016 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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $4,405
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $4,461
Total funding for duration of grant: $8,922
Administering institution: Alfred


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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $17,741
Total funding for duration of grant: $118,271
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $75,000
Total funding for duration of grant: $300,000
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


Improving outcomes in critical illness

Granting agency: Health Research Board, Ireland
Grant type: Collaborative funding
Chief investigators (surname plus initial): Nichol A, Cooper DJ, Laffey J, McLoughlin P, Ryan T, McAuley D
Years of funding: 2014-2019
Actual amount received in 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $570,241
Total funding for duration of grant: $3,421,450
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $40,992
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $706,723
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $45,374
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $333,260
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $534,684
Total funding for duration of grant: $2,498,407
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)


 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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $34,192
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $76,090
Total funding for duration of grant: $380,450
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 2016 by relevant Administering Institute ($): $34,780
Total funding for duration of grant: $467,000
Administering institution: Monash (ANZIC-RC)