2013 - 2014 Grant Recipients - Medical Research and Non-Research projects

In March 2013, the board of The Repat Foundation was delighted and proud to announce the 2013-14 Research Grant recipients and their associated projects.   In this year’s round of funding our Foundation provided grants totalling $116,935.  We sincerely and gratefully acknowledge our supporters and donors and their commitment to The Repat Foundation and The Repatriation General Hospital.

THE REPAT FOUNDATION ANNUAL GRANTS PROGRAM 2013 – 2014

2013 – 2014 Grant Recipients

Medical Research Grants and Non-Research Grants

 

Amount

For

Successful applicants

Project

$29,800

Research

Dr Michael O’Callaghan – Senior Researcher and Educator, Urology, Repatriation General Hospital Optimizing Hormone treatments for prostate cancer patients
$25,000

Research

Dr Miranda Van Hooff – Senior Research Officer, Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies, University of Adelaide Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following deployment to the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO)
$17,135

Research

Prof Ian Spark – Academic Level E, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Head of Department, Vascular Surgery, Repatriation General Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre Does a supervised exercise program for claudication have an adverse effect on immune, muscle and blood vessel function?
$45,000

Research

Dr Vinod Aiyappan – Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Physician, Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, Repatriation General Hospital To investigate the types of abnormal breathing patterns in patients with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and to assess the usefulness of a new respiratory support device in patients who develop respiratory failure

$116,935

Total funds granted in 2013-2014