Tag: NFMRI

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 NFMRI announces more than $1.7 million to fund Australian medical research innovations The National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) celebrated 40 years of supporting medical research this evening. At a dinner held at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney, with special guest speaker Mark Carnegie, NFMRI recognised important […]

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Australia’s innovation efficiency is a wicked problem needing a solution.  The ability for Australia to capitalise on its research efforts has consistently ranked well below expectations. One of the key opportunities for philanthropy is to innovate and test solutions that can be scaled to assist in solving wicked problems such as this and contribute towards […]

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Highlighting some of the advances made in NFMRI funded medical research.  See more in our annual report.       Prof Michael Good AO Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University Field: Rheumatic heart disease (Group A Streptococcus) Innovation: Potential new vaccine Professor Michael Good AO was awarded an NFMRI grant commencing in 2015 to support the production […]

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Dr Janet Davies discusses how collaboration is helping her make headway with her allergy discovery My basic research has shown that in people suffering from allergic conditions such as hay fever and asthma, the immune system can respond differently to pollen allergens from subtropical and temperate grasses, depending on which grass they are most exposed […]

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Professor Stephen Haswell talks about funding from a public-private research fund supported by the NSW Department of Primary Industries and the NFMRI and how this will further enable his lab-on-a-chip technology It has taken a long academic career consisting of over 60 research grants split approximately 50:50 between government and industry, amounting to around $40m […]

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Professor Michael Good AO talks about NFMRI funding and his research into a new Strep vaccine for rheumatic heart disease and deep tissue infections   The ‘Valley of Death’ grant that we recently received from the National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) has been a Godsend to our streptococcal vaccine project. Whist there […]

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Looking beyond the research and considering translational needs when funding research. How well are your expectations, application and review processes, measures of success and funding strategy aligned with the next steps for translation?

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