Professor Leonard Arnolda. Kara Lamond and Distinguished Professor David J. Adams. Photo by James Grabowski.

Celebrating IHMRI’s achievements and success

IHMRI’s annual report for 2018-2019 is now available.

The annual report provides an overview of IHMRI’s achievements and results for the last financial year.

Performance highlights include 531 publications, 93 externally funded projects and a total $15.9m funding from external grants (see page 6 of the report).

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the annual report and a special thanks to our highly regarded Communications Coordinator Lyndel Hayes, for all her hard work and dedication in preparing this year’s report. 

Grant Success

Congratulations to the recipients of the recently announced MNDRIA grants.

Associate Professor Lezanne Ooi has been awarded a $100,000 Benalla Act to d’feet MND Research Innovator Innovator Grant to support her project investigating ways to protect motor neurons before they start to break down in MND.

Dr Kara Vine Perrow has also been awarded $100,000 Run MND NSW Research Innovator Grant to support her project investigating better ways to deliver drug treatments for people diagnosed with MND.

And Dr Luke McAlary has been awarded $300,000 for a three year Bill Gole MND Postdoctoral Fellowship starting in 2020.

The IHMRI internal grants have also been announced and we congratulate the winners.

You can read more about both stories in this newsletter.

Big Ideas Festival

Congratulations to the UOW Research Office for holding such a successful event.

IHMRI received a lot of great exposure on the night with the interactive display table.

6 out of the 10 presenters for the evening were IHMRI affiliates.

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