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2009 Grant Recipients

PhD Scholarships

2009 - 2011

Area of Research

Per Annum

Dr V. Bhadri
Children's Cancer Institute Australia, NSW

Mechanisms of drug resistance in childhood leukaemia (ALL) | more

Annual Report 2009

$40,000

Mr C. Chan
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC

The role of the innate immune system in cancer (BLOOD CANCERS) | more

$40,000

Ms L. Eadie
Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, SA

Studies of cellular transport of nilotinib (CML) | more

Annual Report 2009

$40,000

Ms K. Jones
Queensland Institute of Medical Research

New strategies for the treatment and prevention of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) | more

Annual Report 2009

$40,000

Ms F. Ke (Yehuda Andrew Bernhart Scholarship)
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, VIC

To determine the role of Bok in programmed cell death and leukaemia development (LEUKAEMIA) | more

Annual Report 2009

$40,000

Ms G. Liu
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, VIC

Genes involved in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) | more

Annual Report 2009

$40,000

Mr S. Pang
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, VIC

Understanding cancers of the blood (LEUKAEMIA) | more

Annual Report 2009

$40,000

Mr M. White
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, VIC

Molecular regulation of cell death and implications in platelet production (BLOOD CANCERS) | more

Annual Report 2009

$40,000

Clinical Fellowships
2009-2011

   

Dr S. Khaw (PwCFellowship)
Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC

Bench to bedside . studies in novel therapies in adult and childhood cancers (CLL) | more

Annual Report 2009

$93,000

Dr C. Keane
Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD

New strategies to assist on the management of aggressive lymphoma (LYMPHOMA) | more

$100,000

Post-Doctoral Fellowships
2009-2011

   

Dr E. Lee (Philip Desbrow Fellowship)
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, VIC

Understanding and manipulating cell death to treat blood cancers (BLOOD CANCERS) | more

Annual Report 2009

$97,884

Research Grants-in-Aid
2009

   

Assoc Prof D. Ashley et al
Children's Cancer Centre,
Royal Children's Hospital, VIC

Investigating the factors that cause, and influence the outcome of, childhood leukaemia (ALL) | more

Annual Report 2009

$100,000

Assoc Prof L. Fritschi
Wester Australian Institute for Medical Research

Investigating the factors that cause, and influence the outcome of, childhood leukaemia (ALL) | more

Annual Report 2009

$28,796

Prof T. Gonda
University of Queensland Diamantina Institute

Development of drugs to block the MYB "cancer gene" in human leukaemia (AML) | more

$94,795

Prof G. Hill and Dr K. MacDonald
Queensland Institute for Medical Research

Development of therapy for chronic GVHD after bone marrow transplantation (GVHD) | more

Annual Report 2009

$75,000

Assoc Prof R. Johnstone and Prof M. Smyth
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC

Developing new treatments for blood cancer (LEUKAEMIA and LYMPHOMA) | more

Annual Report 2009

 $100,000

Prof S. Klinken and Dr L. Winteringham
University of WA

Role of Mlf1 in stem cells (LEUKAEMIA) | more

 $92,000

 

Dr M. McCormack and Dr D. Curtis
Royal Melbourne Hospital

 

Determining the causes of T-cell ALL (ALL) | more

Annual Report 2009

 $94,000

 

Dr L. Purton and Dr M. Askmyr
St Vincent's Institute, VIC

 

Understanding how blood cell diseases form (BLOOD CANCERS) | more

Annual Report 2009

 $100,000

 

Dr A. Rice and Dr D. Munster
Mater Medical Research Institute, QLD

 

Method to prevent GVHD after transplantation (GVHD) | more

Annual Report 2009

 $50,000

 

Dr A. Wei and Prof S. Jackson
(Harvey Norman Charity Media Challenge Research Fund)
Alfred Hospital, VIC

 

Molecular targeting of bone marrow microenvironment in acute leukaemia (LEUKAEMIA) | more

Annual Report 2009

 $100,000

 

Career Establishment Grant
2009

   

Dr J. Pimanda
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, NSW

Identifying genes that are normally switched off in myelodysplasia (MDS) | more

Annual Report 2009

$50,000

Honours Scholarship
2009

   

Mr A. Pannekoek (Dominic di Giacomo Scholarship)
Royal Perth Hospital

Study of a bone marrow stromal cell in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) | more

Annual Report 2009

$10,000