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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