The 2021 Starship Foundation Clinical Research Grant recipients
The Starship Foundation is delighted to announce the next round of Clinical Research Grant recipients. Since the Foundation launched its annual clinical research grants in 2016, we have supported 48 research projects with a total investment of $4,827,152.00
The 2021 Starship Foundation Clinical Research Grant recipients are:
Dr. Ajay Iyengar - The Australian and New Zealand Fontan Registry: FAN, ACE cessation & BUMP Multi-Centre Studies
Dr. Cameron Grant - Prevention of wheeze-associated hospitalisations in preschoolers
Dr Elsa Taylor - Core Outcomes in Children undergoing anaesthesia and surgery
Dr John Beca - Predicting long term outcomes in infants after heart surgery - a multicentre prospective trial: The NITRIC follow-up study.
Dr Kate Wallace - What is the frequency and outcome of criminal investigation in children and young people seen for a medical examination for alleged sexual abuse, and what is the relationship between medical findings, charges laid and the outcome of prosecution?
Dr. Rebecca Slykerman - An innovative risk calculator to predict cognitive problems in survivors of childhood cancer
Dr. Rebecca Slykerman - Improving outcomes for children and adolescents living with an acquired brain injury
John Beca’s research into predicting long term outcomes in infants after heart surgery has been awarded the Athlae Lyon Research Award. This annual award was established in memory of Athlae Lyon, a founding member of the Friends of Starship, and later a long-serving member of the Starship Foundation Board of Trustees.
Congratulations to all research grant recipients. Thank you for your efforts to bring better health and brighter futures to the children of Aotearoa.