Congratulations to all Principal Investigators in the Department who have recently been awarded research grants. Here is our round-up of the latest funding successes*.
|Group||Principal Investigator||Funder||Funding Scheme||Proposal title||Award amount|
|Paediatric Infectious Disease||Dr Myrsini Kaforou||Medical Research Foundation||Emerging Leaders Prize in AMR||Emerging Leaders Prize Application||£100,000|
|Structural and Synthetic Biology||Professor Paul Freemont||Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Cou||GCRF Strategic Training Awards for Research Skills (GCRF-STARS)||Equipping the Next Generation of INnovative biological Engineers to develop disease diagnostics for Africa||£103,720|
|Paediatric Infectious Disease||Dr James Seddon||Medical Research Council (MRC)||MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2019||M Claassens, Whole Genome Sequencing for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Namibia||£767,669|
|Infection and Immunity||Professor Stella Knight||St Mark’s Hospital Foundation||Body Composition manipulation in CoLorectal cancer||£20,995|
|Clinical Virology||Professor Graham Cooke||Wellcome Trust||Research Enrichment-Public Engagement||Public Engagement application- Big SEARCH (Vietnarms)||£189,632|
|Adult Infectious Disease||Professor Robert Wilkinson||Meningitis Now||Research Grant||Improving treatment outcomes in tuberculous meningitis||£241,689|
|Infection and Immunity||Dr Carolina Herrera||Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Orig Funder Only)||Team Grant : HIV/AIDS Biomedical and Clinical Research||The microbiome in HIV prevention||£117,932|
|Clinical Virology||Professor Alan Winston-Okeefe||ViiV Healthcare UK Limited||ViiV grants||POPPY hepatic steatosis sub-study||£18,670|
|Adult Infectious Disease||Professor Robert Wilkinson||National Institutes of Health (NIH)||Translational approaches to improve understanding and outcome in Tuberculous meningitis||$599,475**|
*Dude, where’s my grant? A disclaimer:
To ensure the quality and accuracy of the information published on this blog, we source our data directly from the College’s strategic reporting dashboards. This means that, typically, we only include awards on this list which have been set up on the College’s grants management system, in accordance with the Joint Research Office’s policies and processes. As a result, there may be a delay in promoting some awards.
**Grant jointly led by the Hackensack University Medical Center, with the Crick and University of Cape Town as collaborating partners. Total award amount $3.6m