Thursday, 9 April 2020

Publications 8th April 2020

Efficacy of a two bag acetylcysteine regimen to treat paracetamol overdose (2NAC study).
Wong A et al published in EClinicalMedicine

Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial of Droperidol and Ondansetron for Adult Emergency Department Patients With Nausea.
Meek R et al published in Academic emergency medicine: official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency

Effect of Apabetalone Added to Standard Therapy on Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Recent Acute Coronary Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Ray K K et al published in JAMA

NHMRC Ideas Grant - Extra Support from MRO development Team

A select number of reviews will be available, with the review process divided into two streams to accommodate Basic Science (2 weeks from the 22nd April), and Clinical Medicine and Science, Health Services Research, and Public Health (1 week from May 6).

COVID-19 update – A message for academics from the Provost

Professor Marc Parlange is very proud and grateful of the efforts so many of you are contributing,  understands many of you are working very hard to maintain research continuity alongside personal commitments, and that many of you are concerned about the impacts the current restrictions are having on your own work.

COVID-19 – Operations of Animal Facilities

In line with Federal and State Government imposed restrictions, Prof Margaret Gardner recently announced a reduction in on-campus activities. This has resulted in limited access to a number of areas, including the BDI, ARL and MARP. We are committed to support researchers through this time of uncertainty, whilst complying with the new restrictions.

MRFF Antiviral Development for COVID-19 - Assessors requested

NHMRC is looking for research and industry experts to assess MRFF 2020 Antiviral Development for COVID-19 grant opportunity applications – Log your expertise on NHMRCs online portal.

Food from Home Advertisement

Researchers from the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics are undertaking a study that is looking at how and why diets of Chinese immigrants change when they move to Australia and what effect these changes have on risk factors for diabetes and heart disease.

Reference for NHMRC Ideas Grant Applicants

Grants Connect has recently been updated with an Addendum called "Key Characteristics of Ideas Applications".

MRFF - 2020 Targeted Translation Research Accelerator Grant Opportunity

The 2020 Targeted Translation Research Accelerator Grant Opportunity was announced as part of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and is an Initiative under the Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative.

MRFF News - National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce will receive $1.5M

The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce will receive $1.5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to deliver ‘living guidelines’ on the clinical management of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection across primary, acute and critical care settings.  Media Release can be found here.

IIRS 2021: Precision Science in Prevention and Treatment: Grant Announcement

Given the unprecedented circumstances externally this year, NBCF has made a strategic decision to split the funding available for breast cancer research between supporting existing ongoing research projects, as well as funding new grants.

News from the Faculty Graduate Research Office

As discussed at the Faculty zoom meeting, and as communicated in the COVID-19: Research staff and students  - The Faculty’s preferred mode of conducting milestone reviews is via ZOOM.