32 new research projects funded!
At a time when the focus on health and medical research has never been greater, your generosity is making a huge difference.
Your support is providing seed grants of up to $25,000 to researchers striving to improve the lives of people and their families affected by a wide range of illnesses, diseases and social issues. Thank you!
Below is a small selection of projects that were funded during the 2020 Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant Round.
Early detection of ear disease and hearing loss among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Developing a world-first pathway to help GPs treat insomnia in the hope of reducing reliance on sleeping pills.
Exploring whether COVID-19 will have long-lasting effects on the immune system and long-term health.
A groundbreaking new study investigating whether a simple blood test can monitor the effectiveness of cancer treatment in patients with oesophageal and gastric cancers.
Prescribing a medication to patients for the four weeks prior to major heart surgery to see if it can prevent stroke, heart failure and death post-surgery.
Developing a reliable and readily available testing technique to diagnose Parkinson's disease earlier and more accurately than is currently possible.
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