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Funding Awarded 2010


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Limited Budget Support

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Dr Bruce Cartwright An audit of platelet dysfunction following cardiopulmonary bypass by way of platelet agonist tubes $11,307
Dr Nigel Wilson Maintenance of website for echocardiographic Rheumatic Heart Disease standardisation project $11,004

Project Support

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Dr Margaret Wilsher Bronchiectasis: predictors of severity $50,000
Dr Paul Sexton Respiratory effects of insulin sensitisation with metformin; a prospective observational study $44,563
Dr Lisa Young Additional research nurse time for project Genetic studies in sarcoidosis $10,000
(not taken up)
Dr Jocelyne Benatar The effect of dietary intervention on ruminant TFA and CRP levels in NZ $50,000

Senior Fellowships

There were no fellowships awarded in 2010

PhD Scholarship

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Rachael Parke Can nasal high flow therapy prevent respiratory complications following cardiac surgery? $105,000
Dr Loretta Wigg Cardiovascular effects of calcium supplementation $105,000

Centennial Travel Award for Nurses, Technical, and Paramedical Staff

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Julie Stubbs Visit Evelina (previously Guy’s) Hospital, which has a world- class fetal cardiology programme, to gain skills to ensure best practice at ACH $2,500
Anna McGregor Visit Papworth, the Heart, St Thomas’, and the Royal Brompton Hospitals all of which have independent CVICUs, Theatres, and Wards to gain knowledge of how other units function to enable improvements at ACH $2,500

Travel / Conference Support

  International Conferences Domestic Conferences
Senior Registrar Travel Award $18,000 -
Medical (only for those who do not receive CME) $865 $1,100
Nursing/Technical/Paramedical $40,214 $10,235

Salary Support

John Neutze Scholarship
Professor Harvey White 

Other Salary Support
Dr Ralph Stewart (Cardiology)

Administrative Support
Mildred Lee (Biostatistics), Barbara Semb/Felicity Roberts (Research Support), Charlene Nell (Cardiovascular Research Unit)