Research Grants & Project Funding

2019 

Esme Anderson
Dr Fred Chen
Antisense oligonucleotide mediated modulation of CNOT3 to treat RP11
$50,000

ORIA New Investigator
Dr Stuart Keel
Artificial intelligence based screening of eye diseases
$49,617

Richard and Ina Humbley
Prof Justine Smith
Dengue Virus Infection of Retinal Pigment Epithelium
$49,954

Ivy May Stephenson
Dr Vivek Gupta
Rexinoid and Retinoid X receptors in glaucoma
$49,967

Hardie Anselmi
Prof Robert Casson
Photobiomodulation for retinitis pigmentosa
$49,800

R & L Lowe Grant
Prof Alex Hewitt
Investigating the role of a novel locus associated with the development of Giant Cell Arteriti
$49,846

ORIA Grant
Dr Elaine Chong
Descemetorhexis for Fuchs’ Endothelial Dystrophy
$48,899

ANZRS
Dr Guei-Sheung Liu
Switchable Gene Therapy for Controlled Intervention in Neovascular Blindness
$49,920

ORIA/RANZCO NSW Branch
Dr Yuyi You
Optic nerve damage in neuromyolitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and multiple sclerosis (MS)
$45,380

ORIA Grant
Prof Stephanie Watson
The cellular mechanism of UV damage to the corneal epithelium
$50,000

ORIA New Investigator
WengOnn Chan
A novel calpain antagonist in retinal detachment
$47,500

ORIA New Investigator
Dr Mark Hassall
AAV gene therapy for ganglion cell neuroprotection in glaucoma
$49,879.38

ORIA New Investigator Grant
Dr Nilisha Fernando
Examining the therapeutic potential of microRNAs to regulate inflammasome activation in retinal degenerations
$49,977