Funding successes: January 2022

Hammersmith Hospital

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 Group Sponsor Funding Scheme Proposal Title Awarded amount (£)
Professor Danny Altmann Centre for Cell Signalling and Inflammation National Institute for Health Research Long Covid Call 2021 IMMUNE ANALYSIS  OF LONG COVID TO INFORM RATIONAL CHOICES IN 573,769
Dr Michelle Willicombe Centre for Inflammatory Disease Medical Research Council (MRC) MRC infections and immunity research grant – Mass evaluation of lateral flow immunoassays for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibody responses in immunosuppressed people (MELODY Study) 815,009
Professor Mark Layton Centre for Haematology DBA UK General Funding Interrogation of the NIHR bioresource stem cell myeloid disorder cohort to identify and characterise novel gene variants in Diamond-Blackfan Anaemia 20,000
Professor Jane Apperley Centre for Haematology Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Divisional Research Committee Funding Haematology Clinical Research Fellow 200,300
Dr Holger Auner Centre for Haematology Apollo Therapeutics LLP General Funding Molecular mechanisms and biomarkers of GCN2 inhibition in solid and haematopoeitic malignancies 189,889

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