2012 Raine Priming Grant Announcement
In awarding the 2012 Raine Priming Grants, the Research Committee again acknowledged the excellent work being conducted at The University of Western Australia and affiliated institutions, and extends best wishes to all candidates for the ongoing success of their research.
Congratulations go to the following recipients:
Dr Estabelle Ang
Tissue regeneration in oral health
Dr Vanessa Fear
Type 1 Interferon subtypes modulate dendritic cell function in the airway response to allergen and the development of asthma
Dr Brendan Kennedy
High-resolution imaging to advance cancer staging using optical coherence tomography
Dr Josh Lewis
An investigation into the determinants of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality: An analysis of the 10 year data from the Calcium Intervention Fracture Outcome Study
Dr Cecilia Prele
Regulation of SOCS1 gene expression in lung fibrosis
Dr Gina Ravenscroft
The genetics and pathobiology of excessive muscle growth with compartment syndrome
Dr Robert White
The neuroprotective function of the transcription factor Pax6
The Raine Foundation is also pleased to announce that the 2012 Raine Research Prize consisting of a Travel Grant to the value of $5,000 was awarded to Associate Professor Neil Boudville for his article entitled Meta-analysis: Risk of hypertension in living kidney donors, Annals of Internal Medicine, Vol.145, 3: 185-196.
The Research Committee would like to take this opportunity to thank all candidates for their interest and extends best wishes to everyone for 2012.
Alan Robson, AM CitWA
Chair, Raine Research Committee