Grants Awarded

RESEARCH GRANTS - Last 3 years

[NRI researchers and SVHA Sydney staff shown in bold]

2018

Category 1*

Bernhardt J, Donnan G, Churilov L, Langhorne P, Pandian J, Dewey H, Srikanth V, English C, Moodie M, Middleton S. AVERT-DOSE (Determining Optimal early rehabilitation after StrokE): A multi-arm covariate-adjusted, response-adaptive randomised controlled trial. National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant. 2018: $753,168; 2019: $1,081,331; 2020: $1,087,555; 2021: $1,068,584; 2022: $368,925.Total funds awarded: $4,359,563. (Application ID: APP1139712)

Rose M, Togher L, Copland D, Kneebone I, Bernhardt J, Lindley R, Carey L, Godecke E, Cadilhac DA, Churilov L. Associate Investigator: Middleton S. Centre of Research Excellence in Aphasia Recovery and Rehabilitation. National Health and Medical Research Council. 2018: $688,147; 2019: $846,482; 2020: $684,174; 2021: $149,439; 2022: $127,551.Total funds awarded: $2,495,793. (Application ID: APP1153236)

Category 2 & 3^

Alexandrov AW, Alexandrov A, Metter E J, Thomas F, Tsivgoulis G, Middleton S. ZerO Degree head positioning In Acute ischemiC stroke (ZODIAC). National Institute of Health (USA). 2018: US$500,612; 2019: US$480,012; 2020: US$480,012; 2021: US$467,219; 2022: US$434,506.Total funds awarded: US$2,362,361.

Fasugba O, Mitchell B, Middleton S, McInnes E, Cheng A, Koerner J. A systematic review of the effect of increased fluid intake in the prevention of urinary traction infection. Cardinal Health Infection Control Scholarship 2018. Total funds awarded: $5,000.

Gawthorne J, Middleton S, McInnes E, Stevens J, Faux S, Welch S. Can emergency nurses safely and effectively insert ultrasound guided fascia iliaca blocks compared to medical practitioners in patients with a fractured neck of femur: A retrospective descriptive cohort study. St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation Grant 2018.Total funds awarded: $25,000.

Other funds

Middleton S, McInnes E, Thornton A. Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research & Enterprise (SPHERE) Implementation Science Platform. Total funds awarded: $75,000.

 

2017

Category 1*

Bernhardt J, Donnan G, Churilov L, Langhorne P, Pandian J, Dewey H, Srikanth V, English C, Moodie M, Middleton S. A Very Early Research Trial – Determining Optimal early rehabilitation after StrokE (AVERT-DOSE): A multi-arm covariate-adjusted, response-adaptive randomised controlled trial. National Health and Medical Research Council – Project Grant. 2018: $753,168; 2019: $1,081,331; 2020: $1,087,555; 2021: $1,068,584; 2022: $368,925.Total funds awarded: $4,359,563. (Project ID: APP1139712).

Bladin C, Cheung NW, Dewey H, Churilov L, Middleton S, Thijs V, Ekinci E. Post-stroke hyperglycaemia – Treatment with Exenatide in Acute Ischaemic Stroke (TEXAIS) trial. National Health and Medical Research Council – Project Grant. 2017: $432,459.60; 2018: $416,844.70; 2019: $416,844.70.Total funds awarded: $1,266,149. (Project ID: APP1126070).

Douglas C, Middleton S, Gardner G, Kelly P, Morton R, McInnes E, Windsor C. Transforming nursing assessment in acute hospitals: A cluster randomised controlled trial of an EvideNce-based CORE assessment protocol (the ENCORE trial). National Health and Medical Research Council – Partnership Project Grant. 2018: $228,343; 2019: $735,923; 2020: $105,001.Total funds awarded: $1,069,267. (Project ID: APP1145859).

Van Vilet P, Carey L, Turton A, McElduff P, Kwakkel G. Associate Investigator: Middleton S. Improving arm function after stroke using task specific training. National Health and Medical Research Council. 2017: $208,149; 2018: $208,149; 2019: $208,149; 2020: $208,149.Total funds awarded: $823,596. (Project ID: APP1129008).

Westbrook J, Braithwaite J, Day R, Middleton S, Scott D, Rapport F, Mitchell R, Baysari M, Li L, Taylor N. Associate Investigator: McInnes E. Creating a culture of safety and respect: A controlled, mixed methods study of the effectiveness of a behavioural accountability intervention to reduce unprofessional behaviours (ETHOS). National Health and Medical Research Council – Partnership Grant. NHMRC Contribution: $875,978 – 2017: $282,483; 2018: $138,037; 2019: $307,421; 2020: $148,037. Cash contribution: St Vincent’s Health Australia: $350,000. Total funds awarded: $1,225,978. (Project ID: APP1134459).

Category 2/3^

Cadilhac DA, Lannin N, Middleton S, Andrew N, Kilkenny M, Dewey H, Li J, Thrift A. Reintegration into the Community to Address patient-centred recovery goals and improve Participation after Stroke (ReCAPS). Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund 2017.Total funds awarded: $99,356.

Gawthorne J, Middleton S, McInnes E, Martinez-Gardano C. Emergency Nurses can safely and effectively perform Fascia Iliaca Blocks (FIBs) in patients with a fractured neck of femur (NOF). St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation Research Grant.Total fund awarded: $25,000.

Godecke E, Armstrong E, Bernhardt J, Middleton S, Rai T, Holland A, Cadilhac DA, Hankey GJ, Whitworth A, Rose M, Ciccone N. Very Early Rehabilitation in SpEech (VERSE): RCT of aphasia therapy after stroke. The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia, United Kingdom. Philanthropic funding.Total funds awarded: £75,000 (AU$122,000).

Levi C, Bhaskar S, McDougall A, Wenderoth J, Cordato D, Zagami A, Middleton P, Middleton S. Thrombolysis and Endovascular Workflow Network (TEFLON) Trial. UNSW Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addictions and SPHERE Mindgardens CAG. 2018. Total funds awarded: $40,000.

Middleton S, Dale S, McInnes E, Levi C, Cheung NW, Grimshaw J, D’Este C, Cadhilac D, Quinn C. Quality in Acute Stroke Care Europe: A proposal to implement and evaluate nurse-initiated evidence-based stroke care in Europe, to manage fever, hyperglycaemia and swallowing difficulties. European Stroke Organisation. 2017: $417,244; 2018: $417,244; 2019: $417,244.Total funds awarded: $1,251,732.

Watkins CL, Lightbody E, Schroeder D, Hackett M, Clegg A, Sharma A, Sutton C, Gibson J, Georgiou R, Forshaw D, Walker M, Gabbay M, Sanders C, Maulik P, Pandian J, Srivastava P, Sylaja PN, Kalkonde Y, Lindley R, Middleton S, Cadilhac DA. National Institute for Health Research – Global Health Research Group. 2018: £528,724; 2019: £743,874; 2020: £646,198. Total funds awarded: £1,918,796 (AU$3,154,663). (Project ID: 16/137/16).

 

2016

Category 1*

Bladin C, Cheung N, Dewey H, Churilov L, Middleton S, Thijs V, Ekinci E. Post-stroke hyperglycaemia-Treatment with Exenatide in Acute Ischaemic Stroke (TEXAIS) trial. National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant. 2017: $465,165; 2018: $448,874 $; 2019: $448,874.Total funds awarded: $1,362,913. (Project ID: APP1126070).

Category 2/3^

Cadilhac D, Hand P, Andrew N, Middleton S. Reducing disability from stroke by improving access to best practice stroke care in Victoria. The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. The Ian Potter Foundation. 2016: $50,000; 2017: $50,000. Total Funds Awarded: $100,000.

Curtis K, Fry M, D’Amato A, Considine J, Shaban R, McCarthy S, Mitchell R, Ramsden C, Middleton S, Asha S. An evidence-based approach to improving outcomes and reducing hospital-acquired complications in patients with rib fractures: Chest Injury Pathway (ChiP). HCF Foundation. 2017: $109,582; 2018: $116,191; 2019: $65,023. Total Funds Awarded: $290,796.

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* Category 1: All schemes listed on the 2017 Australian Competitive Grants Register.

^ Category 2: Income received from state or territory government departments, whether via programs, grants or contracts. It also includes local government grant or contract income. Category 3: Funding received from non-Category 1 and 2 organisations or businesses.