Other Grants 2019

Professor Frank Bloomfield – 1719004 ($13,983)

Liggins Institute, The University of Auckland

ECHO zone Rotorua.

Dr Beau Pontre – 1719003 ($44,360)

Dept. of Anatomy and Medical Imaging, The University of Auckland

To develop an Auckland-based research programme in MRI-guided radiotherapy planning through overseas experience and collaboration.

Dr Sarah Stewart – 1719001 ($30,000)

Dept. of Medicine, The University of Auckland

Research support for her Postdoctoral Fellowship ‘Ultrasound in asymptomatic hyperuricemia’

Dr Jia-Yun (Catherine) Tsai – 1719002 ($30,000)

Dept. of Molecular Medicine & Pathology, The University of Auckland

Research support for her Postdoctoral Fellowship ‘A novel peptide delivery platform for the development of mucosal vaccines’

Dr Marie-Claire Smith – 6719001 ($3,000)

Centre for Longitudinal Research, The University of Auckland

To attend a conference to present her research titled ‘Association between maternal depression symptoms and child telomere length: Evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand’

Miss Pania Bridge-Comer – 6719002 ($3,000)

Liggins Institute, The University of Auckland

To attend the 67th Annual Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI) in Vancouver, Canada, 10 – 14 March 2020.

Miss Alana Whitcombe – 6719003 ($2,000)

Dept. of Molecular Medicine & Pathology, The University of Auckland

To attend a conference to present her research in the field of infection and immunity.

Miss Molly Abraham – 6719004 ($2,000)

Dept. of Physiology, The University of Auckland

To attend the FENS 2020 conference in Glasgow, Scotland, 11 – 15 July 2020.

Dr Jacqueline Allen – 6719005 ($500)

Otolaryngology, North Shore Hospital, Waitematā District Health Board

Best Oral Presentation (Research) Award at the 2019 Waitematā DHB Health Excellence Awards: The real costs of swallowing complaints in a public health system.

Mr Daniel Wen – 6719006 ($500)

School of Medical Sciences, The University of Auckland

Emerging Researcher Award at the 2019 Waitematā DHB Health Excellence Awards: WDHB Skin Service: GP Surgeon Scheme (GPSI), an effective model of care.

Dr Peter Freestone

Dept. of Physiology, The University of Auckland

Research support for his Davis & Carr Senior Research Fellowship titled ‘Parkinson’s disease research programme: To discover potential new therapies for Parkinson's disease’

Dr Hannah Holtkamp

Photon Factory, School of Chemical Sciences, The University of Auckland

Research support for her Postdoctoral Fellowship titled ‘Probing the biochemistry of skin with lasers, light scattering and molecular ionisation’

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