Australian Rotary Health

Current Funding

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Lionel Leck


Bowel Cancer Research 'Development of Innovative Chemotherapeutics that Target ATP- Binding Casette (ABC) Family Proteins Expressing Cancers to Overcome Multidrug Drug Resistance' University of Sydney, NSW Awarded 2019 Co-funded by Rotary District 9675 'The Heather Newbould PhD Scholarship' "We aim to develop this agent to be orally active and can be administered [...]

Lionel Leck2019-04-10T10:10:13+10:00

Dr Amy Finlay-Jones


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+10:00

Anna te Velde


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+10:00

Hyo Jeong (Minnie) Kim


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+10:00

Win Lei (Nicki) Shwe Yee


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+10:00

Rachel Teh


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+10:00

Lochlan Fennell


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+10:00

Georgios Kastrappis


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+10:00

Dr Louise Birrell


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+10:00

Dr Mark Larsen


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+10:00