Funding successes: Q2 2022

Congratulations to Professor Mark Wilson on his recent funding success.

Well done to all Principal Investigators and teams in the Department who have recently been awarded research grants. Here is our quarterly round-up of funding successes.*

April 2022

Proposal Dept/Group Infoed PI Name Infoed Sponsor  Infoed Proposal Title Infoed Awarded Value (£)**
Anaesthetics Anthony Gordon National Institute for Health Research Sepsis Trials in Critical care (SepTiC) £3,295,448.23
Cancer Claire Fletcher The Weizmann Institute of Science Investigating Long Non-Coding RNA NORAD Function in Cancer DNA Damage Response £35,714.28
Cancer Jacqueline McDermott Gynaecology Cancer Research Fund T/A The Eve Appeal Discovery of biomarkers for the early detection of vulval cancer and pre-cancer by spatially resolved gene expression £30,000.00
CRUK – ICR – Imperial Convergence Science Centre Axel Behrens Institute of Cancer Research Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre 2022-27 £971,977.23
General Surgery Ara Darzi National Institute for Health Research An artificial intelligence system to improve the quality, efficiency and experience of breast cancer screening (Stage 2) £1,493,617.70
General Surgery Brendan Delaney University of Leeds Optimising the evolving NHS clinical services and specialist care for Long Covid (LC) £601,389.24
General Surgery Ara Darzi London Councils Community Makers 2.0 £127,400.01
General Surgery James Kinross Innovate UK Flomark £125,892.00
OG Mark Wilson National Institute for Health Research Cervical Spine Immobilisation Following Blunt Trauma  Movement Minimisation Vs Triple Immobilisation £3,497,768.11

 

Congratulations to Professor Eric Aboagye on his recent funding success.

May 2022

Proposal Dept/Group Infoed PI Name Infoed Sponsor  Infoed Proposal Title Infoed Awarded Value (£)**
Anaesthetics Brijesh Patel Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity Haemostasis and Immunothrombosis in Extracorporeal Circuits £51,996.00
Cancer Eric Aboagye Radiopharm Theranostics Limited Development of targeted therapeutics exploiting short chain fatty acid metabolism £828,223.00
Cancer Laura Kenny GE Medical Systems Ltd (GE Healthcare) Molecular imaging of HER2 receptor expression using positron emission tomography (PET): mechanistic study of the novel [18F]-HER2-Affibody (GE226) tracer in metastatic breast cancer patients £288,271.00
Cancer Ali Salehi-Reyhani Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding CTC isolation and sequencing for clinical diagnostics £58,200.00
Cancer Hector Keun AstraZeneca UK Limited Daphne Jackson Fellow £55,872.00
Cancer Hector Keun Daphne Jackson Trust Daphne Jackson Fellow £33,950.00
Cancer Michael Seckl Cancer Treatment & Research Trust Regulation of response to immunotherapy by hnRNPA1 in cancer £16,789.05
Cancer Matthew Williams Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Micro-LENS: Co-developing & paper prototyping a patient-facing, AI-supported the LENS online imaging review platform £5,670.00
Centre for Health Policy Ara Darzi Imperial College Health Partners Limited The Networked Data Lab £109,927.00
Centre for Health Policy Saira Ghafur The Commonwealth Fund International update on use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic in OECD countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis £86,671.83
General Surgery Ara Darzi The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust Co-designing a place-based diary as an intervention to enhance breast screening uptake and health seeking behaviours in South Asian communities £82,000.00
General Surgery Daniel Leff Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding The Use of Multi-Modal Augmented Reality for Operative Guidance in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery £21,984.00
OG George Hanna Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust The COlorectal BReath Analysis 2 (COBRA2) Study: Non-invasive Testing for the Diagnosis and Assessment of Colorectal Cancer £55,000.00
Simulation Centre Fernando Bello CW+ 3D Printed Models for Surgical Simulation, Planning and Patient Engagement £49,124.00

 


Congratulations to Professor Christina Fotopoulou on her recent funding success.

June 2022

Proposal Dept/Group Infoed PI Name Infoed Sponsor  Infoed Proposal Title Infoed Awarded Value (£)**
Anaesthetics Padmanabhan Ramnarayan Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Validation of 3’-Deoxy-3’,4’-didehydro-cytidine (ddhC) as a serum marker of viral infection in critically ill children: a pilot study £25,878.00
Cancer Charlotte Bevan Daphne Jackson Trust Daphne Jackson Fellow £113,403.14
Cancer Christina Fotopoulou Imperial Health Charity The Parasol Foundation PhD Fellowship in gynaecological £80,518.27
Cancer Hector Keun GlaxoSmithKline Identifying novel determinants of Niraparib/Zejula PARP inhibitor response via integration of metabolomics and chemical proteomics £68,687.62
Cancer Anke Nijhuis Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Targeting RNA splicing to improve PARPi response in ovarian cancer £49,200.00
Cancer Ehsan Ghorani University College London Understanding the immunobiology of reduced frequency immunotherapy dosing in renal cancer £29,915.00
Cancer Iain McNeish Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Predictive biomarkers in ovarian clear cell carcinoma £22,629.00
Cancer Iain McNeish Imperial Health Charity Developing neuro-oncology trials and research £15,000.00
Cancer Eric Aboagye Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Segmentation and O-Rads Computation to facilitate AI in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS): a retrospective radiomics study £31,144.00
Cancer Luca Magnani Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Deciphering epigenetic vulnerabilities of endocrine therapy-induced dormancy to tackle relapse in hormone-dependent breast cancer £25,000.00
General Surgery Emma Carrington Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Improving Digital and Ehealth Acceptibility in Surgery £40,176.00
General Surgery Richard Kwasnicki Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Use of wearable sensors to quantify the impact of LYMPHA surgery on upper limb morbidity in patients with breast cancer £15,880.00
OG Piers Boshier Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding Discovery of new pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma biomarkers with global urinary metabolic profiling £61,019.00
Vascular Alun Davies Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust IPH CRF’s £245,300.92
** This is the total project value, including subprojects.

*Dude, where’s my grant? A disclaimer:

To ensure the quality and accuracy of the information published on this blog, we source our data directly from the College’s strategic reporting dashboards, relating to FoM. This means that, typically, we only include awards on this list which have been set up on the College’s grants management system, in accordance with the Joint Research Office’s policies and processes. As a result, there may be a delay in promoting some awards.

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