2019 Projects

Funding Projects

Professor Jacob George

WESTERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT

 

 

G McCaughan

Translate interventions that research has shown cures hepatitis C in 95% of cases into practice within marginalised communities.  Develop models of care linking hospital specialists, primary health networks, general practitioners with staff in drug health services, methadone clinics, needle and syringe exchange programs and Aboriginal Health Services. Read more here

Associate Professor Angela Webster

WESTERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT
D Muscat, K Sud, H Shepherd, K McCaffery, E O'Lone, J Saunders, A Robbins

Investigate the feasibility of implementing a re-imagined patient-engagement program called SUCCESS to support informed decision-making by chronic kidney disease patients with lower literacy and/or from CALD backgrounds. Read more here

Professor Lisa Harvey

NORTHERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT

J Glinsky, A Hayes, B Lucas, D Taylor, I Starkley, M Ferreira, M Jennings  

Conduct a randomised control trial comparing clinic-based physiotherapy for musculoskeletal conditions with home-based exercise programs. Compare the efficacy and cost effectiveness of face-to-face physiotherapy with a home-based physiotherapy program delivered via an mobile app.

Associate Professor Naren Gunja

WESTERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT

C McCullagh, A Shetty, A Ritchie, A Saavedra, J Iredell, B Tang, P Kennedy, M Green

Validate a new computer algorithm which reads EMR data to identify Emergency Department patients who might be suffering from sepsis. Investigate whether the solution can also be applied to paediatric emergency departments.

Dr Alexander Varey

WESTERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT

S Lo, R Scolyer, G Mann, J Thompson, G Long, J Stretch, A Cust

Develop four web-based calculators to help clinicians more accurately predict melanoma prognosis. The project uses Australian patient data from the world's largest single-institution melanoma database to build the platform.

Dr Elizabeth Cayanan

SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT

B Yee, K Wong, C Phillips, R Grunstein, N Marshall

Translate the SLEEEP (Sleep, Lifestyle, Eating, Energy and Exercise Program) study into the public health system through a pilot study at Sydney Local Health District.

Professor Cathie Sherrington

SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT

B Richards, L Baur, A Bauman, L Harvey, P Phongsavan, J Allison, A Tiedemann, B Smith, L Hassett, K West, C Rissel, J Cole, J Walkley, G Dwyer

Encourage better participation in exercise by people aged 50+ and people with physical disabilities through health professional education. Evaluate the effects of comprehensive online training on health professional referral to suitable exercise and sport.

Professor Ron Grunstein

SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT

T Lambert, B Yee, A D’Rozario, N Marshall, G Gauthier, D McEvoy

Evaluate a model of care that detects and treats Sleep-Disordered Breathing in the severely mentally ill via home oximetry.

Professor Woosung Sohn

SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT

H Spallek, B Rambaldini, N Prabhu, R Widmer, J Skinner, K Gwynne

Scale up a school-based fluoride varnish program targeting Indigenous children in New South Wales. Test a nationally agreed standard school-based fluoride varnish protocol that is simpler than the one being currently used.

Associate Professor Sandra Cooper

SYDNEY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL NETWORK (WESTMEAD)

KJones, R Jamieson, B Bennetts, M Tchan, C Sue, C Semsarian, L Ewans, R Trent, D Mowat, J Primer, M Kennerson, G Nicholson, M Davis, S Lunke

Translate speciality splice variant expertise into patient diagnostics for precision and preventative medicine for families with rare disease.

Associate Professor Alexander Engel

NORTHERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT  

M Molloy, M Solomon, A Gill, I Norton, J Yang

Trial molecular profiling of adenomatous bowel polyps and define its utility as a tool to define colonoscopy surveillance intervals and inform clinical pathways.

 

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