Congratulations successful applicants in the 2020 round of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Seed Funding

Congratulations to the four successful applicants in the 2020 round of UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme and SPHERE Clinical Academic Group (CAG) Collaborative Research Seed Funding.

Congratulations to the four successful applicants in the 2020 round of UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme and SPHERE Clinical Academic Group (CAG) Collaborative Research Seed Funding.

Project title Project lead Lead partner
Inflammatory biomarkers in Autism Spectrum Disorder Dr Adam Walker UNSW Sydney
Improving and translating the diagnostic capacity of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease with advanced cardiac and brain MRI Professor Bruce Brew St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
Investigation of the utility of tissue conductivity imaging for detection, location and management in epilepsies Professor Caroline Rae UNSW Sydney
Feasibility and safety study of dulaglutide for metabolic risk in patients with psychosis treated with clozapine Dr Julia Lappin UNSW Sydney

In the 2020 funding round, it was essential criteria that projects relate to at least one Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction sub-theme and be able to proceed within any COVID-19 research restrictions. The Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction sub-themes are:

  • Children and Adolescent Wellbeing
  • Complex and Difficult to Treat Diseases
  • Healthy Ageing
  • Brain Sciences and Translational Neuroscience

If you have any questions, please contact:
Dr Lise Mellor
Executive Officer
UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme and SPHERE Clinical Academic Group
l.mellor@unsw.edu.au
 
Thanks to all who participated in the 2020 round of Collaborative Research Seed Funding.