2022 Grants

2022 Grants

Congratulations to our 2020 Grant Recipients!




Septic shock and the gut microbiome in critically ill adults: A prospective cohort study

Dr Tess Evans

Intensive Care Registrar, Fiona Stanley Hospital

SMHS Staff giving for Spinnaker Grant

The changing epidemiology of fatty liver in regional Australia - a cohort study

Dr Raj Uchila

Consultant Gastroenterologist, SMHS

Len and Fran Mihaljevich

Stroke survivors and carers’ experiences of modified constraint-induced movement therapy in an early-supported discharge rehabilitation service

Mr Ashan Weerakkody

Senior Physiotherapist- Neurology/Stroke, SMHS

Fremantle Hospital Ladies Auxiliary

Dulaglutide or semaglutide and Vascular Inflammation in Coronary Ischaemia; a Positron Emission Tomography Study (DAVINI-PET)

Dr Nick Lan

Trainee Registrar- Cardiology, Fiona Stanley Hospital

Austal Company and Staff

Identification of risk stratification and prognostic biomarkers by using the GeoMx digital spatial profiler for patients with Barrett’s oesophagus

Dr Puraskar Pateria

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Fiona Stanley Hospital

David Clegg

Acquisition of skin and gut microbiota in neonates born via water-birth (AQUA STUDY)

Prof Shailander Mehta

Consultant Paediatric Neonatologist, Fiona Stnaley Hospital

The Stan Perron Charitable Foundation

Determining factors that underpin cardiovascular disease risk in young adults with fatty liver diagnosed during adolescence ten years earlier – a longitudinal cohort study

Dr Oyekoya Ayonrinde

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Fiona Stanley Hospital

The City of Cockburn

The use of AI in the analysis of video otoscopic images of the tympanic membrane to aid in the diagnosis of ear disorders – a pilot study

Dr Jafri Kuthubutheen

ENT Consultant, SMHS

The Rotary Club of Fremantle and Attadale

Extracellular Vesicles Profiling as a Signature of Response to Immunotherapy

Dr Lydia Warburton

Medical Oncology Consultant, Fiona Stanley Hospital

Janine Chalwell Innovation Grant 2022

Multimodal Liquid biopsy to Predict Response of Melanoma to Immuno-Oncology

A/Prof Elin Gray
A/Prof of Cancer Research and Deputy Director of the ECU Strategic Research Centre for Precision Health

Janine Chalwell Gift 2022

The Effect of Dietary Resistant Starch on Maternal Glycaemia and the Gut Microbiome in Gestational Diabetes.

Mrs Cathy Latino
Senior Dietitian, Fiona Stanley Hospital

ECU Spinnaker Explorers Grant 2022