Australian Rotary Health

Current Funding

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Dr Amy Finlay-Jones

2019-03-18T09:26:00+00:00

Mental Health Research 'Improving mental health of young Australians with chronic illness: A pilot randomised controlled trial of online self-compassion training' Curtin University, WA Awarded 2019 "Online self-compassion training offers young people accessible skills and strategies for responding to the challenges that are inherent in living with a chronic condition." Researcher [...]

Dr Amy Finlay-Jones2019-03-18T09:26:00+00:00

Anna te Velde

2019-03-05T15:56:28+00:00

Cerebral Palsy Research 'Early natural history and clinical markers of motor severity, motor type and topography in infants with cerebral palsy' Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Institute Awarded 2019 Co-funded by Rotary Club of St Ives "I have worked as a physiotherapist with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance for over ten years. In this [...]

Anna te Velde2019-03-05T15:56:28+00:00

Hyo Jeong (Minnie) Kim

2019-03-05T14:36:51+00:00

Bile Duct Cancer Research 'Synthesis and Evaluation of Sialyltransferase Inhibitors' Bond University, QLD Awarded 2019 Co-funded by Rotary Club of Sandy Bay ' Michael Chivers PhD Scholarship' "Approximately 38.4% of Australian men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetime.     Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare but aggressive [...]

Hyo Jeong (Minnie) Kim2019-03-05T14:36:51+00:00

Win Lei (Nicki) Shwe Yee

2019-03-05T08:40:22+00:00

Childhood Food Allergy Research 'Peanut Specific Antibody Diversity and Affinity During Peanut Oral Immunotherapy: for Therapy Monitoring and as Predictive Tool.' University of New South Wales, NSW Awarded 2019 Co-funded by Rotary Club of Kew, Jill & John Forsyth "From a young age I have had a keen interest in science and [...]

Win Lei (Nicki) Shwe Yee2019-03-05T08:40:22+00:00

Rachel Teh

2019-03-01T15:30:31+00:00

Skin Cancer Research 'Which one is the malignant mole? Scarless biopsy for early diagnosis of melanoma' University of Sydney, NSW Awarded 2019 Co-funded by Rotary Clubs of Chelsea, Mt Druitt and Mrs Val Henry 'Rob Henry & George Malone PhD Scholarship "In Australia, skin cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed [...]

Rachel Teh2019-03-01T15:30:31+00:00

Lochlan Fennell

2019-02-25T15:12:47+00:00

Bowel Cancer Research 'Investigating the effects of the BRAF mutation of the colorectal cancer epigenome' QIMR Berghofer, QLD Awarded 2018 Co-funded by Rotary District 9650 Bowelscan "I am particularly interested in how cancer cells evolve over time and hijack these epigenetic processes to promote growth and bypass signals that normally initiate programmed [...]

Lochlan Fennell2019-02-25T15:12:47+00:00

Georgios Kastrappis

2019-02-25T15:20:46+00:00

Bowel Cancer Research 'Renin Angiotensin System (RAS) inhibitors combined with tumour resection in the treatment of colorectal cancer liver metastasis (CRCLM)' University of Melbourne, VIC Awarded 2019 Co-funded by Rotary District 9675 Bowelscan "Cancer affects many people in our society without a cure. There are many question that still need to be [...]

Georgios Kastrappis2019-02-25T15:20:46+00:00

Dr Louise Birrell

2019-01-07T12:11:01+00:00

Mental Health Research Bruce Edwards Postdoctoral Fellowship 'Mind Your Mate: An Online peer intervention to prevent mental health and substance use problems in adolescence' University of Sydney, NSW Awarded 2019 "Mental health is currently the top issue of national concern for Australian young people, followed closely by alcohol and other drugs." [...]

Dr Louise Birrell2019-01-07T12:11:01+00:00

Dr Mark Larsen

2019-02-20T11:31:00+00:00

Mental Health Research 'Optimising caring contact: Using text messages to support people after a suicide attempt' Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, NSW Awarded 2019 Sponsored by: Neville & Patti Parsons, Rotary Club of Wauchope, NSW "Follow-up care and support following discharge from hospital is important to prevent future repetition [...]

Dr Mark Larsen2019-02-20T11:31:00+00:00

Josie Povey

2019-01-07T07:20:16+00:00

Mental Health Research 'The Aboriginal and Islander Mental Health Initiative for Youth (AIMhi-Y): Development Phase One' Menzies School of Health Research Awarded 2019 "Apps and other online resources offer the potential to reach young people who may not be able to access face to face services due to distance, stigma or shame." [...]

Josie Povey2019-01-07T07:20:16+00:00