2013 Research Equipment Grants Funded

 

Research Equipment Grants (REG)

Research Equipment Grants are directed to providing substantial funding for key research platforms, core equipment and capacities to enhance the cancer research effort in NSW. These grants will support capability development and greater levels of collaboration across the cancer research sector. Research Equipment Grants are open to members of Translational Cancer Research Centres.

 

Grant ID

Recipient

Administering Institution

Translational Cancer Research Centre/Unit

Title

Funding (ex GST)

13/REG/1-01

A/Prof Sandra O'Toole

Sydney Local Health District

Sydney Catalyst

Implementing next generation sequencing of advanced lung cancer and melanoma in clinical practice

$152,784

13/REG/1-02

A/Prof Jarad Martin

Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group Limited

 

Hunter Translational Cancer Research Unit

Advanced Radiation Oncology Clinical Trials: A Remotely Accessible Solution for Treatment Plan Review

$105,771

13/REG/1-03

Prof Des Richardson

University of Sydney

Sydney Catalyst

BioMark HD High-throughput Real Time & Digital PCR System for the Open Access, Multi-Disciplinary Sydney Cancer Research Core Facility

$326,895

13/REG/1-04

A/Prof Andrew Katsifis

Sydney Local Health District

Sydney Catalyst

Preparation of PET Radiopharmaceuticals for Imaging Cancer

$325,000

13/REG/1-05

Dr Warren Kaplan

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Sydney Catalyst

Finding Patients Like Mine. A Computer Storage Cluster For Analysing Trillions Of Genome Datapoints To Guide Patient Therapy And Cancer Research

$498,614

13/REG/1-06

Prof Patrick Brennan

University of Sydney

 

Sydney Catalyst

A mobile imaging platform to further transform breast cancer imaging research in NSW initiated by BREAST.

$417,524

13/REG/1-07

Prof Maria Kavallaris

University of New South Wales

 

Kids Cancer Alliance

A pre-clinical 3D tomographic optical imaging system for the University of New South Wales research precinct

$373,000

13/REG/1-08

Prof Phillip Robinson

Children's Medical Research Institute

 

Kids Cancer Alliance

Multi-centre screening and development platform for pre-clinical drugs for glioblastoma

$426,467

13/REG/1-09

Prof Barbara Fazekas de St Groth

University of Sydney

 

Sydney Catalyst

CyTOF mass cytometry platform

$500,000

13/REG/1-10

A/Prof Jennifer Byrne

University of Sydney

 

Kids Cancer Alliance

Automated in situ analysis capacity for translational cancer research

$160,000

13/REG/1-13

Prof Paul De Souza

Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research

 

South West Sydney Translational Cancer Research Unit

An Integrated Molecular Platform for Profiling Circulating Tumour Cells (CTCs) and DNA (ctDNA) in Cancer Patients

$155,000

$3,441,055