Funding successes: October 2021

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.

Principal Investigator Fellow/Student Group Funding scheme Funder Proposal title Award amount (£) 
Professor Frederick Tam Centre for Inflammatory Disease OncoOne Research & Development GmbH The effect of anti-MIF mAb in experimental glomerulonephritis. 103,343
Dr Deepa Jayakody Arachchillage Centre for Haematology Clinical Academic Research Partnerships Medical Research Council (MRC) The differential effect of oral anticoagulant types on the coagulant phenotype of vascular endothelium 276,064*
Dr Michelle Willicombe Centre for Inflammatory Disease Medical Research Council (MRC) Mass evaluation of lateral flow immunoassays for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibody responses in immunosuppressed people (MELODY Study) 1,018,760
Dr Holger Auner Centre for Haematology Apollo Therapeutics Molecular mechanisms and biomarkers of GCN2 inhibition in solid and haematopoeitic malignancies 189,889


*Includes sub-projects