Research fellowship funding; 2012 – 2014

Environmental and genetic factors that influence the onset and progress of multiple sclerosis
Associate Professor Bruce Taylor

Clinical Research grants

Vitamin D and the immune response in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and healthy subjects
Associate Professor Richard Wood-Baker

Multicentre randomised controlled trial of minimally-invasive surfactant therapy in preterm infants 25-28 weeks gestation on continuous positive airway pressure
Associate Professor Peter Dargaville

A double blind randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of 20,000IU/wk cholecalciferol in reducing respiratory tract infection in a cohort of healthy young adults
Associate Professor Bruce Taylor

Core muscles in an elderly population: predictors and associations with physical function
Dr Michele Callisaya

S100B Predicting Recovery following Cognitive Recovery following Traumatic Brain Injury
Mr David Tuck

Mild cognitive impairment, gait and falls – A population-based study
Dr Michele Callisaya

Starter Research grants

Do adaptive T regulatory cells or activated T cells dominate in cystic fibrosis?
Dr Sean Begg

The effect of vitamin D and Interferon-beta on the immune response
Associate Professor Bruce Taylor

Determining the mechanism underlying post-operative cognitive decline
Dr Nico Terblanche

Automated control of inspired oxygen concentration in preterm infants
Dr Kevin Wheeler

Assessment of Cardiac Iron Deposition by MRI in Dialysis Patients
Dr Geoff Kirkland

Donor specified grants – Rotary Tasmania
Outcomes of antithrombotic therapy in a new era: the Tasmanian experience
Mrs Leanne Chalmers

Donor specified grant – MyState Foundation

Contribution to the purchase of an air-oxygen blender to be used as part of the Neonatal Project – Automated control of inspired oxygen concentration in pre-term infants
Associate Professor Peter Dargaville

Special thanks to our major sponsor
Johns Group Tasmania