Funding successes: February 2023

Brain artwork in the Main Entrance of Imperial College London

Congratulations to all members of the Department who have recently been awarded research grants. Here is our round-up of the latest funding successes.

Please note, this list comprises awards that have recently been set up on College’s grants management system, with some manual additions. It may not, therefore, include all new grants awarded to Principal Investigators in the Department.

Project Lead Funder Combined Scheme Project Title  Amount 
Raffaella Nativio Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant Dissecting the role of transcription factors in Alzheimer’s disease £100,000
Steve Gentleman IC New Funder 2021-22 Research Project Grants Multiple System Atrophy –  a distinct strain of alpha-synucleinopathy? £133,000
Simone Di Giovanni EU Underwrite – EPSRC Horizon-MSCA-2021-DN-01 Technology-driven combinatorial therapy to rewire the spinal cord after injury (ReWire) £265,000
David Sharp NIHR National Institute for Health Research Invention for Innovation – Dementia Call A Clinically Applicable Digital Phenotyping Platform for in-Home Healthcare Monitoring  (Digital Biomarkers) £1,500,000
Kjara Pilch/Sam Barnes BBSRC Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council BBSRC Discovery Fellowships 2022 Mapping age-related dysregulation of in vivo synaptic plasticity to molecular synaptic diversity £400,000
Florencia Iacaruso/Sadra Sadeh BBSRC Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council BBSRC Cognitive computational neuroscience Network mechanisms underlying multisensory spatial attention £244,000