Congratulations to the following researchers from the Institute for Breathing and Sleep, who were successful in their grant applications to the Austin Medical Research Foundation – Associate Professor Mark Howard, Dr Tracey Leong, and Associate Professor Nicole Goh and Dr Jennifer Mann. 2022 Grants were awarded for the following projects:
|Main Investigator and team||Project title||Amount awarded|
|A/Prof Mark Howard, Dr Anna Ridgers, Prof David Berlowitz, Dr Liam Hannan||Virtual Ventilation: An evaluation of the utility of ventilator-recorded data to titrate ventilator settings in comparison to hospital based non-invasive ventilation polysomnography||$10,000|
|Dr Tracey Leong||Exploring resistance to immunotherapy in lung cancer||$25,000|
|A/Prof Nicole Goh and Dr Jennifer Mann||
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Honouring a legacy: The prestigious 2021 Rob Pierce Grant in Aid is awarded to Dr Marnie Graco, a physiotherapist and implementation scientist from IBAS.
Dr Anna Ridgers, Respiratory and Sleep Physician and IBAS Associate Researcher, has been awarded best oral presentation at the TSANZ annual scientific meeting in the interventional pulmonology category.
DRSM and IBAS members were well-represented in the awards by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science (ANZSRS).