Grants awarded for 2004

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This year $109,875 was spent by the Foundation on 1 Visiting Fellowship and 7 Special Grants

4 applications were received for the Visiting Fellowship, whilst 42 applications were received for the Special Grants. There was no specified area of focus.

Visiting Fellowship – $16,204

Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre
Visit to Australia by Dr Susan Langmore, Speech-Language Pathologist.

Grants of up to $15,000 were awarded to individuals at the following institutions:

Western Hospital
Project – “Study on total hip replacement.”

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Project – “Adults with Genetic Conditions: what are their genetic and medical care needs?”

Deakin University
Project – “Assessment of the Effect on an Arginine -; Vitamin C- and Zinc-Enriched Nutritional Supplement on the Healing of Pressure Ulcers.”

Monash Medical Centre
Project – “A treatment strategy for obese and overweight children from the ages of 12-15 years of age: a pilot trial.”

Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health
Project – “Novel therapeutic strategy to control HIV infection.”

Western Hospital
Project – “Astents: Australasian Trial Comparing Endoprostheses with Traditional Surgery.”

La Trobe University, Bendigo
Project – “Providing a model for the psychosocial support of patients with cancer in rural Victoria.”