Funding

The total funding figure reflect the grants awarded to all researchers affiliated with the PRC for Healthy Lungs across their careers.

Figures for individual researchers can be obtained through their personal profile pages on the "People" tab at left.

Selected research funding from the Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases.

2008

Research TeamYearDurationFunding Award Type Title of ProjectTotal
Professor Paul Foster, Professor Rakesh Kumar, Assoc. Prof Klaus Matthaei, Mr Joerg Mattes 2008 3 NHMRC Project - Project Grant The role of microRNAs as new anti-inflammatory targets for the treatment of asthma $600,375
Professor Paul Foster, Professor Judith Black 2008 3 NHMRC Project - Project Grant The mechanisms underlying pneumoviral-induced angiogenesis of the lung and its impact on the asthmatic response $541,875
Dr Lisa Wood 2008 3 NHMRC Project - Project Grant High fat diets and airway inflammation in asthma $490,803
Dr Peter Wark, Assoc. Prof Philip Hansbro, Dr Ian Barr 2008 3 NHMRC Project - Project Grant The mechanisms of infection of bronchial epithelial cells by human & avian influenza viruses in chronic airways disease $379,650
Dr Lisa Wood, Conjoint Pr Peter Gibson, Professor Manohar Garg 2008 3 HMRI Project - Post Graduate Support Grant Exploring the link between obesity and asthma $75,000
Assoc. Prof Vicki Clifton, Conjoint Pr Peter Gibson, Conjoint Pr Warwick Giles 2008 1 Asthma Foundation of New South Wales Project - Research Grant Role of p38 MAPK in regulating sex specific placental glucocorticoid receptor function in pregnancies complicated by asthma $50,000
Assoc. Prof Philip Hansbro, Professor Rakesh Kumar, Dr Peter Wark 2008 1 Asthma Foundation of New South Wales Project - Research Grant The use of the components of the bacteria, streptococcus pneumoniae, as novel immunotherapies for asthma $50,000
Dr Lisa Wood, Conjoint Pr Peter Gibson, Professor Manohar Garg 2008 1 HMRI Project - Project Grant Trans Fatty acids and airway inflammation $25,000
Conjoint Pr Peter Gibson, Conjoint A/Prof Bruce Whitehead, Professor Michael Hensley 2008 1 Hunter Children`s Research Foundation Project - Research Grant Airway inflammation in childhood asthma $19,000
Dr Peter Wark, Assoc. Prof Philip Hansbro 2008 1 John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund Project - Research Grant Miccroarrays to identify novel therapeutic targets for bird flu $14,500

2007

Research TeamYearDurationFunding Award Type Title of ProjectTotal
Professor Alistair Sim, Ms Nicole Verrills, Professor Paul Foster, Dr Peter Wark, Conjoint Pr Peter Gibson, Mr Gregory Kranias 2007 1 Asthma Foundation of New South Wales Project - Research Grant Differential regulation of human mast cell degranulation by discrete forms of protein phosphatase 2A $50,000
Conjoint Pr Peter Gibson, Assoc. Prof Vicki Clifton, Dr Kirsten McCaffery, Professor Michael Hensley, Conjoint Pr Warwick Giles, Professor Robin Taylor 2007 4 NHMRC Project - Project Grant anaging asthma in pregnancy: the MAP study $805,875
Dr Vanessa Murphy 2007 3 NHMRC Project - Project Grant Viral infection and exacerbations of asthma during pregnancy: characteristics, mechanisms and consequences $447,750
Dr Jodie Simpson, Conjoint Pr Peter Gibson, Assoc. Prof Philip Hansbro 2007 3 NHMRC Project – Project Grant Characterisation and Treatment of Innate Immune Dysfunction in Older People with Obstructive Airway Disease $416,875
Dr Peter Wark 2007 3 NHMRC Project – Project Grant Chronic Exposure of Bronchial Epithelial Cells to Bacterial Components Modifies their Innate Immune Response to Infection with Respiratory Viruses $313,500
Professor Paul Foster, Professor Rakesh Kumar 2007 3 NHMRC Project - Project Grant (Shared) Influence of early-life viral infection on severity of murine chronic asthma and acute exacerbations $231,750
Dr Peter Wark, Assoc. Prof Philip Hansbro, Dr Jodie Simpson 2007 2 GlaxoSmithKline Australia Project - Support Grant In vitro response of bronchial epithelial cells and activation of lymphocytes from COPD patients by infection with rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus and haemophilus influenza $25,000
Conjoint Pr Wayne Smith, Dr Lisa Wood, Professor John Attia, Dr Regina Berretta, Assoc. Prof Pablo Moscato 2007 1 HMRI Project - Project Grant Healthy Airways and Obstructive Lung Disease (HAROLD) $20,000
Professor Paul Foster, Dr Nicole Hansbro, Dr Simon Phipps, Assoc. Prof Philip Hansbro 2007 1 HMRI Project - Project Grant The role of tumstatin in angiogenesis and asthma $20,000
Assoc. Prof Philip Hansbro, Dr Jodie Simpson, Professor Paul Foster, Conjoint A/Prof Margaret Dunkley 2007 1 HMRI Project - Project Grant Elucidation of the association between Haemophilus influenzae infection and neutrophilic asthma. $20,000
Conjoint Pr Peter Gibson, Conjoint A/Prof Bruce Whitehead, Professor Michael Hensley 2007 1 HMRI Project - Project Grant The effects of passive smoking on children with Asthma $20,000
Dr Peter Wark, Assoc. Prof Philip Hansbro, Dr Jodie Simpson 2007 3 John Hunter Hospital Charitable Trust Fund Project - Research Grant In vitro response of bronchial epithelial cells and activation of lymphocytes to infection with rhinovirus $58,848

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