2013-14 Intensive Care Foundation Grants

The Intensive Care Foundation has announced $175,000 in grants for eight Australian and New Zealand world-leading clinical research projects:

  • Prophylactic intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in high-risk cardiac surgery: The PINBALL Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial
    Funding: $34,000
  • Intestinal GLP-2 as novel target in critical illness-induced malabsorption
    Funding $30,900
  • Vitamin D dosing study in Intensive Care Unit patients with Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
    Funding $29,000
  • Hydrogen sulfide and substance P: novel biomarkers for sepsis
    Funding: $26,000
  • Endothelin blockade in ex-vivo lung perfusion
    Funding: $25,000
  • Therapeutic hypercapnia after cardiac arrest, a multi-centre pilot feasibility and safety randomized controlled trial
    Funding: $13,320
  • Gene expression profiling in critically ill patients with septic shock: a pilot study
    Funding: $11,625
  • ADRENAL Consent Study – a multi-centre, prospective, observational study of the process of obtaining consent from potential participants or their substitute decision-makers in the adjunctive corticosteroid treatment in critically ill patients with septic shock
    Funding: $5,000