Funding successes: February 2019

Paul Matthews
Professor Paul Matthews (pictured) was recently successful in obtaining a £317k award from Biogen

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 February.


Group name Principal Investigator Student Funder Scheme Award amount (£)
Paediatrics Professor Paul Langford Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council Responsive Mode 443,812
Infectious Diseases and Immunity Professor Rosemary Boyton Medical Research Council (MRC) UK-São Paulo/Brazil: Neglected Infectious Diseases Joint Centre Partnerships 425,313
Paediatrics Dr Claudia Gore J P Moulton Charitable Foundation J P MOutlon Foundation 391,223
Translational Neurosciences Professor Praveen Anand Grünenthal GmbH 336,000
Restorative Neurosciences Professor Paul Matthews Biogen 317,016
Molecular Immunology Professor Danny Altmann Medical Research Council (MRC) UK-São Paulo/Brazil: Neglected Infectious Diseases Joint Centre Partnerships 283,456
Renal Medicine Dr Michelle Willicombe Kidney Research UK Making Every Kidney Count 267,186
Infectious Diseases and Immunity Professor Francis Drobniewski Euresist Network GEIE Horizon 2020 239,000
Restorative Neurosciences Dr Adam Hampshire Kings College London MRC Research Grant 205,009
Centre for Haematology Dr Holger Auner Cancer Research UK Small Molecule Drug Discovery Project Awards 110,412
Infectious Diseases Professor Sarah Fidler Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 108,953
Cell Biology Professor Guy Rutter Diabetes UK PhD Studentship 106,800
Rheumatology Dr Jessica Strid British Skin Foundation Studentship Award 85,000
Investigative Medicine Dr Tricia Tan European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes EFSD/JDRF/Lilly European Programme in Type 1 Diabetes Research 58,333
Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine Dr Shivani Misra Dexcom 41,846
Centre for Pathology Professor Yuri Korchev Kanazawa University World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI) 37,248
Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation Dr Javier Alegre Abarrategui Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding BRC Funding 30,000
Centre for Haematology Dr Deepa Jayakody Arachchillage Imperial College Healthcare Charity Blood Fund Project Grant Call 2018 19,890
Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation Dr Magdalena Sastre Rottapharm Biotech Srl 15,193
Neuropsychopharmacology Dr Martina Di Simplicio Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding NIHR Imperial BRC fund 10,000
Paediatrics Dr Aubrey Cunnington Katharine Orf British Society For Haematology Early Stage Research Start up Grant 6,374

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