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Funding Awarded 2018


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

Limited Budget Support

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Amelia Condell
Funding to undertake a study to understand the experience of nursing staff reporting adverse events in ADHB.
Tim Hornung
To fund an exercise physiologist for the Fontan Fit Trial. This trial is part of the ANZ Fontan registry and is a multi-centre prospective randomized controlled trial in adolescents and adults with a Fontan circulation.
Michael Stubbs
Funding salary of principle investigator of Familial DCM in the New Zealand cardiac transplant population
Paget Milsom  Research project funding to assess the viability of creating novel therapeutic products from decellularised animal tissue, namely the creation of a heart valve graft from bovine or porcine tissue.

Project Support

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Peter Ruygrok
The diabetic heart: the impact of mitochrondrila function, on myocyte calcium cycling and contractility

Senior Fellowships

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Patricia Ding (year 3)
Three projects planned under the PhD thesis
1) Left ventricular thrombus project: Professor Ralph Stewart, Dr Jith Somaratne
2) Bifurcation stenting project: Associate Professor Mark Webster, Professor John Ormiston
3) Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy project: Professor Ralph Stewart

PhD Scholarship

There was no funding awarded for this funding period.

Centennial Travel Award for Nurses, Technical, and Paramedical Staff

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Jane Hannah


Mornington Brennan Nurses Scholarship

Principle Investigator Project Title Amount Awarded
Youngmee Seong
University fees 2019
Vanessa Thorpe
University fees 2019

Travel/Conference Support

International Conferences Domestic Conferences
Green Lane Travel Award $12,000 $3,000
Nursing/Technical/Paramedical $21,235 $1,985

Salary Support

John Neutze Scholarship
Recipient Professor Harvey White 

Administrative Support
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