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Running for game-changing research.

Less than two years after a breast cancer diagnosis, Professor Gemma Figtree has completed the prestigious Boston Marathon while raising significant funds for cancer research. Gemma crossed the finish line in a sub four hour time as part of the talented team running for the internationally renowned Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Gemma ran her first marathon just after completing six months of chemot.....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Funding support, Research Excellence

Research helping the community tap into the best osteoarthritis care.

While a large share of the community experiences osteoarthritis, many people are not receiving the latest, evidenced-based care leaving them with poorer and more painful outcomes. Health and government bodies are working to address the shortfall, investing resources to increase awareness of high-value care. As part of this national approach, Kolling Institute researcher and physiotherapist Dr Jilli.....
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Category: Funding support, Musculoskeletal Research, Research Excellence

Philanthropic support building our research expertise.

A collection of researchers will develop their skills and establish crucial new collaborations following generous funding through the Skipper Charitable Trust. Six researchers have received a 2024 Beryl and Jack Jacobs Travel Award, enabling them to travel for conferences and work with experts across the globe. Academic Director Professor James Elliott was thrilled to announce the successful recipi.....
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Category: Funding support, Research Excellence

Bad knees might cause broken hearts.

Exciting research is set to get underway investigating a ground-breaking approach to reduce osteoarthritis associated heart disease. Kolling Institute researcher Professor Chris Little will lead the project after receiving a highly competitive National Health and Medical Research Council Ideas grant of close to a million dollars. Professor Little and Dr Cindy Shu from the Raymond Purves Bone and Jo.....
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Category: Funding support, Musculoskeletal Research, Research Excellence

Grant success for our innovative ideas.

Related links: Musculoskeletal Cardiovascular and Renal Neuroscience and Pain
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Category: Funding support, Research Excellence

New grant announced for up-and-coming Kolling Institute researcher .

One of our impressive researchers has taken out a prestigious national award to broaden treatment options for diabetes. Despite tough competition, Cameron Evans from the Cardiovascular Discovery Group has been awarded the 2024 Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovation (ACADI) PhD grant. The funding means Cameron will be able to progress his research investigating the use of a new medic.....
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Category: Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Funding support

Kolling researchers to inform best care for those with a spinal cord injury.

The expertise of our rehabilitation researchers at the Kolling Institute has been recognised with a prestigious international competitive grant to investigate the impact length of stay has on rehabilitation outcomes following a spinal cord injury. The National Institute of Health in the US has awarded more than $9 million to the overall project, with more than $750,000 coming to Australia. The five.....
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Category: Funding support, Neuroscience and Pain Research, Research Excellence

Philanthropy supporting our emerging leaders .

Funding from the Skipper Jacobs Charitable Trust has helped a group of our young research leaders broaden their experience and establish new collaborations. Close to $40,000 was shared amongst five early-to-mid career researchers, allowing them to travel nationally and internationally to progress their research and develop new skills. One of those to receive funding is Dr Kenji Fujita, an early-car.....
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Category: Awards, Funding support, Research Excellence

Significant investment in our research announced.

A large collection of research projects will get off the ground following generous funding through the Ramsay Research and Teaching Fund Scheme. The scheme has directed more than $10 million to research on the Royal North Shore Hospital campus over the last 20 years, and this year a further $850,000 will be shared across 17 projects. A diverse range of studies will be supported, strengthening inves.....
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Category: Awards, Funding support, Research Excellence

Crucial funds strengthening our research expertise.

A group of young researchers will have the chance to broaden their skills and establish new collaborations following a funding boost from the Royal North Shore Hospital Scientific Staff Council. The council has awarded 12 travel grants to scientists working within the district and the Kolling Institute. The diverse group of young leaders is driving research progress into heart and kidney disease, c.....
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Category: Funding support, Research Excellence