Funding successes: June 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 Funder Scheme Proposal title  Awarded amount (£)
Dr David Thomas Centre for Inflammatory Disease Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding BRC Call for new proposals Apr-Nov 2022 – Immunology A CRISPR screen to discover novel regulators of reactive oxygen species production 37,595
Dr Michelle Willicombe Centre for Inflammatory Disease University of Birmingham MRC UKRI Price Optimising Vaccine Efficacy in Multi-Disease Patient Cohorts with SARS-CoV-2 vaccine failure (OCTAVE-DUO) 83,607
Professor Anastasios Karadimitris Centre for Haematology Mina Therapeutics Ltd General Funding Small activating RNAs for the treatment of Diamond-Blackfan anaemia 200,000
Dr Maria Prendecki Centre for Inflammatory Disease Therini Bio, Inc Industry Costing Therapeutic targeting of fibrin in the treatment of crescentic  glomerulonephritis 245,568
Professor Petter Brodin Department of Immunology and Inflammation The Academy of Medical Sciences AMS Professorship Scheme Immune quorum sensing – Decoding immune cell interactions to understand human immune system variation 496,767