At the Intensive Care Foundation we are dedicated to improving the care of critically ill patients, through funding vital research. Our overall aim is to improve the number of lives saved and the quality of those lives, for those who find themselves in intensive care.
THE 2023 RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM ARE NOW OPEN
A TOTAL FUNDING AWARD POOL OF $147,597 HAS BEEN PROVIDED FOR THE 2022 GRANTS
The Foundation again received a record number of applications for a research grant this year.
The Scientific Review Committee chaired by A/Professor John Santamaria submitted their recommendations to the Foundation Board and four applicants have been awarded a grant.
- A Phase 2 safety, dose-finding and efficacy study evaluating VET tPA treatment in ARDS.
Chief Investigator, Luis Schultz, Liverpool Hospital, NSW.
- Reducing Barrier Gown Use in ICUs – An Environmental Sustainability Project.
Chief Investigator, Kerrianne Huynh, Sunshine Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.
- Evaluation of a novel sleep monitoring technology in the ICU.
Chief Investigator, Laurie Showler, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria.
- Digital health to assist recovery after critical illness.
Chief Investigator, Nina Leggett, Western Health, Melbourne, Victoria.
A total funding award pool of $147,597 has been provided for the 2022 grants.
In commenting on this year’s grants program, the Foundation’s Co-Chair, Professor Claire Rickard commented, ”The ICF is pleased to be able to continue supporting exciting research ideas and talented researchers to improve patient outcomes and the Intensive Care specialty.”
“We thank those who volunteered on the Scientific Review Committee and ask the Intensive Care and broader community to continue working with us to raise funds in order to continue the annual ANZICF grants round and the good work that this allows”.
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