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Funding Awarded 2017


Click on underlined investigator names to link to publications arising from this research.

Limited Budget Support

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Tom Gentles
12 month salary support (0.2FTE), to retrospectively code operation reports prior to 1988. Match patients with NHI numbers where possible, establish survival status, and enter the data into the existing Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Database (PCCSD).
Margaret Wilsher
Support to develop functional MRI capabilities at the Centre for Advanced MRI (CAMRI) to measure regional lung function.
Nigel Wilson
To fund a data manager to develop the New Zealand RHD Registry
Tom Gentles  A feasibility study to examine fetal regional blood flow and oxygen consumption in the normal fetus. $  7,100

Project Support

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Malcolm Legget
Multi Ethnic New Zealand Study of Acute Coronary Syndromes - MENZACS
Nigel Lever
Ovine models for lead extraction
John Beca
Nitric Oxide on cardio pulmonary bypass in congenital heart disease – A randomized controlled multi-center trial $50,000
Jithendra Somaratne Improving treatment of left ventricular mural thrombus: An ANZACS-QI study  $50,000

Senior Fellowships

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Rachael Parke
(Year 1.5)
A Multi-centre, Open Label, Randomised Controlled Trial to Compare a Conservative Fluid Management Strategy to Usual Care in Participants after Cardiac Surgery

PhD Scholarship

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Ryan Welch
Exercise induced dyspnea caused by ventilatory limitation to exercise:  A normal process for adolescents?

Centennial Travel Award for Nurses, Technical, and Paramedical Staff

There was no funding awarded for this funding period.

Mornington Brennan Nurses Scholarship

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Rince Leen
University fees 2018
Stephanie Hlohovsky
University fees 2016

Travel/Conference Support

International Conferences Domestic Conferences
Green Lane Travel Award $12,000 $3,000
Nursing/Technical/Paramedical $35,296 $6,123

Salary Support

John Neutze Scholarship
Recipient Professor Harvey White 

Other Salary Support

Administrative Support
Karishma Sidhu/Eli Dimalapang (Biostatistics), Charlene Nell (Desktop Administrator), Michele D’Souza (Cardiovascular Research Unit)

Restricted funds released

Research support, research salary support, travel support, transplant fellowship, Auckland Medical Museum (Brave Hearts exhibition), GL Dinner