Seed funding recipients: 2022 Round 1
The Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health is pleased to announce its first round of seed funding for 2022, to the value of $200,000. The competitive scheme received projects from several research groups involving staff from the Baker Institute and other Departments throughout the University, collaborating in the Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health.
The successful projects span new technologies and chronic diseases:
- WITHDRAWal of heart failure directed therapies in recovered Atrial Fibrillation led by Associate Professor Sandeep Prabhu in collaboration with Professor Peter Kistler and Professor Jonathan Kalman. Awarded $100,000.
- Effects of pathological shear on the structure and function of C-reactive protein led by Associate Professor Dalton Harvie in collaboration with Associate Professor James McFadyen, Dr Craig Morton and Dr Tracy Nero. Awarded $100,000.
These projects will further strengthen the University’s partnership with the Baker Institute and will enable research groups to refine their program of work before progressing to external grant funding opportunities in the future.