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2008 Grant Recipients

PhD Scholarships 
2008 - 2010

Area of Research 

Per Annum

Mr S. Brown
Children's Cancer Institute Australia, NSW

A model to identify genetic changes which predispose to the development of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in children (ALL) | more

Annual Report 2008    Annual Report 2009

 $40,000

Ms L. Happo
University of Melbourne

Cell death regulators and response of mouse lymphoma to treatment (LYMPHOMA) | more

Annual Report 2008    Annual Report 2009

 $40,000

Dr S. Ling
Centenary Institute for Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology, NSW

Understanding and predicting the response of multiple myeloma to a new type of treatment (MM) | more

Annual Report 2008   

 $40,000

Mr D. Pattabiraman
University of Queensland

Targeting myb in human leukaemia (LEUKAEMIA) | more

Annual Report 2008    Annual Report 2009

 $40,000

Ms R. Robb
Queensland Institute of Medical Research

Improving transplant outcome for the treatment of leukaemia (GVHD) | more

Annual Report 2008    Annual Report 2009

 $40,000

Ms T. Seldon
Mater Medical Research Institute, QLD

Dendritic cell antibodies and the treatment of leukaemia (LEUKAEMIA) | more

Annual Report 2009

 $40,000

Dr J. Shortt
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC

Enhancing responses to chemotherapy for blood cancers (LYMPHOMA) | more

Annual Report 2008    Annual Report 2009

 $40,000

Clinical Fellowships
2008 - 2010

 

 

Dr R. Banh
Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD

New tests to predict patient outcome in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) | more

Final Report 2008 

 $100,000

Dr E. Blyth
Westmead Millenium Institute
University of Sydney

The use of donor immune cells to fight viral infections in recipients of blood stem cell transplants (STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS) | more

Annual Report 2008    Annual Report 2009

 

Dr S. He
The Royal Melbourne Hospital

New therapeutic approaches in acute leukaemia and transplant (ALL) | more

Annual Report 2008 

 $50,000

Dr S. Tey
Queensland Institute of Medical Research

Restoring immunity against viruses after bone marrow transplantation (STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS) | more

Annual Report 2008    Annual Report 2009

 $97,000

Post-Doctoral Fellowships
2008 - 2010

   

Dr C. Carmichael
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, VIC

Investigation of the role of the Erg gene in blood cell development and disease (LEUKAEMIA) | more

Annual Report 2008    Annual Report 2009

 $97,759

Grants-in-Aid
2008

 

 

Dr M. Gandhi
Queensland Institute of Medical Research

A novel mechanism of immunosuppression in B-cell lymphomas (LYMPHOMA) | more

Final Report 2008 

 $100,000

Dr M. Henderson
Children's Cancer Institute of Australia, NSW

Specific strategies for improving treatment of leukaemia in babies (ALL) | more

Final Report 2008 

 $93,500

Prof T. Hughes
Institute of Medical & Veterinary Science, SA

Understanding resistance to targeted therapy in chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) | more

Final Report 2008 

 $81,225

Dr R. MacKinnon
St Vincent's Hospital, VIC

Discovering new leukaemia genes (MDS/AML) | more

Final Report 2008 

 $100,000

Dr L. Robb
The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute, VIC

Understanding leukaemic stem cells (LEUKAEMIA) | more

Final Report 2008  

 $66,163

Dr C. Wakefield
Prince of Wales Hospital, NSW

Making the transition from childhood cancer patient to survivor: a family study (PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF CHILDHOOD BLOOD CANCERS) | more

 $70,460

Prof J. Wiley
University of Sydney

CLL in extended family pedigree (CLL) | more

Final Report 2008 

 $90,000

Honours Scholarships
2008

 

 

Mr C. Chan
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC

Inflammation in the development and prevention of lymphoma (LYMPHOMA) | more

Final Report 2008 

$10,000 

s H. Lim
Institute of Veterinary & Medical Science, SA

Diagnosis and targeting of cell survival in leukaemia (AML) | more

 

 $10,000

Ms T. Sadras
Institute of Veterinary & Medical Science, SA

Investigating the role of ß-catenin signalling in acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) | more

Final Report 2008 

 $10,000

Mr L. Liew
Dominic di Giacomo Scholarship Royal Perth Hospital

Immune dysregulation in myelodysplasia (MDS) | more

Final Report 2008 

 $10,000