Funding successes: January 2019

Paras Anand
Dr Paras Anand (pictured) was recently awarded a New Investigator Research Grant by the MRC

Congratulations to all Principal Investigators in the Department who have been awarded research grants this month. Here is round-up of key funding successes in the Department of Medicine for January.

Group name Principal Investigator Student Funder Scheme Award amount (£)
Structural Biology Professor Paul Freemont David Riglar Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellowship 1,125,652
Infectious Diseases and Immunity Dr Paras Anand Medical Research Council (MRC) New Investigator Research Grant (NIRG) 602,703
Virology Professor Wendy Barclay Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council Responsive Mode 369,920
Centre for Haematology Dr Holger Auner Cancer Research UK Small Molecule Drug Discovery Project Awards 300,000*
Investigative Medicine Professor Kevin Murphy Diabetes UK Project Grant 252,085
Paediatrics Dr Jethro Herberg Rosetrees Trust Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Prize 2018 210,000
Paediatrics Professor Michael Levin Innovate UK January 2018 sector competition: strand 1, health and life sciences 192,376
Paediatrics Dr Beth Holder National Institutes of Health R01 (Year 1) 191,664
Infectious Diseases Professor Sarah Fidler London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine MRC/DFID/NIHR Call for research to improve adolescent health in LMIC settings 163,355
Structural Biology Professor Xiaodong Zhang Breast Cancer Now PhD Studentships 138,606
Infectious Diseases Professor Sarah Fidler Rockefeller University 75,870
Paediatrics Professor John Kroll Micropathology Limited 43,388
Cell Biology Dr Elina Akalestou Rosetrees Trust 34,500
Infectious Diseases and Immunity Professor Angela Brueggemann London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship (original funding source) 20,348
Centre for Haematology Dr Mark Layton Imperial College Healthcare Charity Blood Fund Project Grant Call 2018 20,104
Immunology Professor Stella Knight London North West Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) 10,000

*Total award value, including partners

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