Past recipients

2021

Dr Dennis Shen Han Chan
Arnott Research Entry Scholarship in Cancer Research ($45,000)
‘The evaluation of functional imaging in the management of neuroendocrine tumours’

Dr Benson Stuart Chen
Aotearoa New Zealand Fellows Research Entry Scholarship (NZ$21,000)
‘Deep phenotyping and genotyping in inherited optic neuropathies’

Dr Sebastian Hultin
Jacquot Research Entry Scholarships ($27,000)
‘Chronic allograft fibrosis and acute rejection biomarker study’

Dr Mohammad Ehsan Khan
RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
‘Design and evaluation of a clinical decision support system using artificial intelligence in the assessment of patients presenting with suspected acute coronary syndrome to the emergency department’

Dr Robyn Laube
Basser Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
‘Pregnancy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease’

Dr Joanna Lawrence
RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
‘Hospital Sustainability — improving value of care’

Dr Tom Nevlin Lea-Henry
Jacquot Research Entry Scholarships ($45,000)
‘Investigating the genetic basis chronic kidney disease in Tiwi Islanders’

Dr Michael Kuan-Ching Lee
Aotearoa New Zealand Fellows Research Entry Scholarship (NZ$19,000)
‘Targeting RNA processing in pancreatic cancer’

Dr Yan Jun Li
Jacquot Research Entry Scholarships ($45,000)
‘The Gut Microbiota and Innate Immunity as a Novel Target for Therapy in Kidney Disease’

Dr Myra Ruka
Aotearoa New Zealand Odlin Research Entry Scholarship (NZ$45,000)
‘Multiple Myeloma in the Midland Cancer Region — Deconstruction of inequity within the current model of cancer care and rebuilding equity for Māori into cancer services’

Dr Dinesh Selvakumar
RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
‘Overcoming the electrical instability of pluripotent stem cell derived cardiomyocyte related engraftment arrhythmias’

Dr Anushree Tiku
Jacquot Research Entry Scholarships ($21,400)
‘Urate lowering therapy and Chronic Kidney Disease’

Dr Hari Wimaleswaran
Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship ($30,000)
‘Acute and accelerated silicosis: identification of disease biomarkers and potential therapeutic targets’

2020

Dr Ei Thu Aung
2020 | AChSHM Research Entry Scholarship ($20,900)
'Novel approaches to control of syphilis'

Dr Allison Anne Barraclough
2020 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Follicular lymphoma: novel approaches to improving the diagnostic and treatment paradigm (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Ming-Yu (Anthony) Chuang
2020 | Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship ($30,000)
'Optimising application of high-sensitivity troponin in clinical practice'

Dr Nattakorn Dhiantravan
2020 | Arnott Research Entry Scholarship in Cancer Research ($45,000)
Role of Lutetium-177 Radiolabeled Small Molecule Targeting Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) as an Early Treatment Option in Prostate Cancer (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Sebastian Hultin
2020 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'Chronic Allograft Fibrosis and Rejection Biomarker Study'

Dr Georgina Laura Irish
2020 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Decision Making in Kidney Transplantation (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Kushani Chamindira Jayasinghe
2020 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'Clinical utility and feasibility of clinical Whole Exome Sequencing in patients inherited kidney disease'

Dr Prasanti Kotagiri
2020 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
A biomarker and pathway discovery program in autoimmune renal diseases (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Rowena Lalji
2020 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
The impact of social disparity on access to care and overall health outcomes of children with chronic kidney disease (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Tom Nevlin Lea-Henry
2020 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'Investigating the genetic basis of chronic kidney disease in Tiwi Islanders'

Dr Michal Lubomski
2020 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Parkinson's disease and the gastrointestinal microbiome (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Alicia Montgomery
2020 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($24,000)
'Integrating Behavioural, Neurocognitive and Biomarker Profiles to Identify Homogeneous Subgroups in Autism and Inform Targeted Treatment Approaches'

Dr Yassmin Musthaffa
2020 | New Zealand Fellows Research Entry Scholarship (NZ$45,000)
'Identification of Children with Type 1 Diabetes Suitable for Antigen-specific Tolerising Immunotherapy: T-cell response to Pro-insulin'

Dr Simon Paul Paget
2020 | RACP AFRM Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'The interrelationship between early life determinants, health service utilisation and hip health in childhood cerebral palsy'

Dr Dharmenaan Palamuthusingam
2020 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Perioperative outcomes of patients on chronic renal replacement therapy (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Karrnan Pathmanandavel
2020 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($21,000)
'Revealing the molecular mechanisms of human B cell memory in health and disease with single-cell RNA-sequencing'

Dr Michelle Scoullar
2020 | Basser Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'Identifying and ranking the drivers of reduced birth weight in Papua New Guinea'

2019

Dr Ming-Yu (Anthony) Chuang
2019 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Optimising application of high-sensitivity troponin in clinical practice (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Daphne Day
2019 | Basser Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'Prospective characterisation of a novel circulating tumour-derived DNA methylation assay to monitor tumour burden and response to therapy in metastatic colorectal cancer (CATCHER-1)'

Dr Craig Haifer
2019 | Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship ($30,000)
Lyophilised orally administered FMT in the management of Ulcerative Colitis (LOTUS study) (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Kushani Jayasinghe
2019 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'Clinical utility and feasibility of clinical Whole Exome Sequencing in patients inherited kidney disease'

Dr Harry Klimis
2019 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Text Messages for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Analysis of Engagement using Machine Learning (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Benjamin Larkin
2019 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Novel treatment for obesity and maternal-obesity related chronic kidney disease (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Brendan Nolan
2019 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Safety of gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender individuals (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Dharmenaan Palamuthusingam
2019 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'Perioperative outcomes of patients on chronic renal replacement therapy'

Dr Ankit Sharma
2019 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'The impact of de novo donor specific antibodies and eplet matching in kidney transplantation'

Dr Akhilesh Swaminathan
2019 | New Zealand Research Entry Scholarship (NZ$45,000)
Investigation of New Indicators of Disease Activity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (NIDA-IBD) (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Matthew Sypek
2019 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'Immunological factors in kidney transplant allocation'

Dr Alesha Thai
2019 | Arnott Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients (PDF) | Final Report

2018

Dr Karen Chia
2018 | RACP AFRM Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
The effect of an outpatient exercise training rehabilitation program on haemodynamics and cardiac magnetic resonance parameters of right ventricular function in patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Emma Foster
2018 | Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship ($10,000)
First Seizure Assessment and Management (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Anna Francis
2018 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Improving the long term outcomes of children with chronic kidney disease (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Samantha Herath
2018 | Arnott Research Entry Scholarship in Cancer Research ($45,000)
'Randomised controlled trial comparing the diagnostic yield of CT guided transthoracic biopsy vs. cryobiopsy (via the radial endobronchial ultrasound guide sheath) in parenchymal pulmonary lesions suspected of lung cancer (CT CROP)'

Dr Kajal Hirani
2018 | Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship ($20,000)
The medical and psychosocial health of adolescent refugees resettling in Western Australia (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Sara Hungerford
2018 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Comparison of minimally invasive mitral valve replacement with percutaneous mitral valve replacement and open mitral valve replacement for the correction of severe mitral regurgitation. (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Prasanti Kotagiri
2018 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($40,000)
A biomarker and pathway discovery program in autoimmune renal diseases (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Amali Mallawaarachchi
2018 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Molecular Pathogenesis of Inherited Kidney Disease (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Michelle Scoullar
2018 | Basser Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Newborn Health in Papua New Guinea (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Ankit Sharma
2018 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($40,000)
The impact of de novo donor specific antibodies and eplet matching in kidney transplantation (PDF) | Progress Report

Dr Annie Ngai Man Wong
2018 | New Zealand Odlin Research Entry Scholarship (NZ$45,000)
Novel biomarkers for melanoma immunotherapy (PDF) | Final Report

2017

Dr Jasneek Chawla
2017 | ResMed Foundation/SHF Research Entry Scholarship ($35,000)
Evaluation of the Impact of Treatment for Sleep Disorders in Children with Down Syndrome (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Anna Francis
2017 | RACP Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship in Nephrology ($45,000)
Improving the long-term outcomes for children with chronic kidney disease (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Grace Gifford
2017 | Arnott Research Entry Scholarship in Cancer Research ($45,000)
Molecular classification of aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma: Translating gene expression profiling technology into clinical practice (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Samatha Herath
2017 | Basser Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Randomised controlled trial comparing the diagnostic yield of CT guided transthoracic biopsy vs cryobiopsy (via the radial endobronchial ultrasound guide sheath) in parenchymal (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Karen Keung
2017 | RACP Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship in Nephrology ($45,000)
Identification of urinary markers predictive of chronic allograft injury (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Melissa Lee
2017 | Shields Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Closed Loop Insulin Delivery and Islet Cell Transplantation in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Severe Hypoglycaemia: An Evaluation of Glycaemia, Counter-Regulatory (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Amali Mallawaarachchi
2017 | RACP Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship in Nephrology ($45,000)
Molecular Pathogenesis of Inherited Kidney Disease (PDF) | Progress Report

Dr Emma Scott
2017 | Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship ($30,000)
Comparison of vascular health status in people with Type 1 diabetes treated by multiple daily insulin injections or continuous subcutaneous insulin infusions (CSII) therapy (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Angela Sheu
2017 | Osteoporosis Australia RACP Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
The relationship between osteoporosis and diabetes: exploring the bone-metabolism interface (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Rosalie Schultz
2017 | Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship in Rural Health ($30,000)
Investing in land management and culture to enhance Aboriginal health and well being (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Janet Towns
2017 | AChSHM Research Entry Scholarship ($30,000)
Epidemic syphilis in Victoria 2015: Where to from here? (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Susan Wan
2017 | RACP Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship in Nephrology ($45,000)
'A prospective study of cellular and humoral components of the renal allograft immune response and their correlation with therapeutic outcomes'

Dr Annie Ngai Man Wong
2017 | New Zealand Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Novel biomarkers for melanoma immunotherapy (PDF) | Progress Report

Dr Andrew Yam
2017 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($20,000 – reduced amount)
Investigating the function of tumour egressing CD8+ T cells in anti-tumour response (PDF) | Final Report

2016

Dr Jonathon Fanning
2016 | RACP Joseph Thornton Tweddle/NHF Health Profession Research Entry Scholarship ($40,000)
The Silent and Apparent Neurological Injury in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (SANITY) Study (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Grace Gifford
2016 | Arnott Research Entry Scholarship in Cancer Research ($45,000)
Gene expression profiling of high grade B-cell lymphomas with NanoString nCounter technology. Validation of a novel diagnostic platform and implementation into clinical use for prognostication and therapeutic decision-making (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Khin Hnin
2016 | ResMed/SHF Research Entry Scholarship ($35,000)
The impact of racial and ethnic differences between Chinese and Caucasians on the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of obstructive sleep apnoea (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Kuang-Chih Hsiao
2016 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Immune mechanisms and clinical effects of oral immunotherapy on peanut allergic children (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Jonathan Kaufman
2016 | Basser Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
The Quick-Wee Randomised Controlled Trial (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Karen Keung
2016 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Identification of urinary markers predictive of chronic allograft injury (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Elliot Long
2016 | Shields Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Fluids in sepsis study (PDF) | Final Report

Dr David Metz
2016 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Personalised medicine: kinetic strategies to optimize renal transplant outcome (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Susan Wan
2016 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
A prospective study of cellular and humoral components of the renal allograft immune response and their correlation with therapeutic outcomes (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Annie Ngai Man Wong
2016 | Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation (VFFF) Research Entry Scholarship ($30,000)
Melanoma Immunotherapy and Positron Emission Tomography (PDF) | Final Report

2015

Dr Michael Burke
2015 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Immunosuppression and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer in Renal Transplant Recipients (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Keren Grynberg
2015 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'The tubular response to injury is an important determinant in the progression of kidney disease'

Dr Amanda Gwee (Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne VIC)
2015 | Basser Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
A comparison of continuous or intermittent infusions of vancomycin in neonates (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Tejaswi Kandula (Sydney Children's Hospital, University of Sydney)
2015 | Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation (VFFF) Research Entry Scholarship ($30,000)
'Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in the pediatric population: risk factors, assessment strategies and functional outcomes'

Dr Karen Keung
2015 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
'Identification of predictive urinary markers of chronic allograft injury'

Dr Ashanya Malalasekera (University of Sydney)
2015 | VFFF Foundation Research Entry Scholarship in Rural Health ($30,000 over 2 years)
Understanding the Patient Journey to Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Atul Malhotra (Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University VIC)
2015 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000 over 3 years)
Novel therapy to reduce white matter injury associated with fetal growth restriction (PDF) | Progress Report

Dr Andrew Mallett
2015 | Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Genetic Diagnostics in Genetic Renal Disease - Methods, Applications and Therapeutics (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Anna Mohammedieh (Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, RNSH, Sydney NSW)
2015 | ResMed Foundation/Sleep Health Foundation Research Entry Scholarship ($30,000)
'The Relationship between Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Atrial Fibrillation'

Dr Kathleen Morrisroe (St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne VIC)
2015 | Shields Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Quantifying the Burden of Systemic Sclerosis in Australia: From Data Linkages to Patient-Reported Outcomes (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Gina O'Grady (Children's Hospital, Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney)
2015 | NZ Fellows Research Entry Scholarship (NZ$45,000)
'Improving diagnosis of Congenital Muscular Dystrophy by Next Generation Sequencing techniques'

Dr David Rabbolini (Kolling Institute of Medical Research, RNSH, Sydney NSW)
2015 | RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
Platelet functional defects caused by mutations of transcription factor GFI1B: a new mechanism of human disease (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Shobini Sivagnanam (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington USA)
2015 | The Joseph Thornton Tweddle Research Entry Scholarship ($35,000)
Epidemiology and molecular diagnosis of Legionella infections in immunocompromised hosts (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Anne Trinh (MIMR-PHI Medical Research Institute, Monash Centre for Health VIC)
2015 | Osteoporosis Australia RACP Research Entry Scholarship ($45,000)
The Optimisation of Bone Health in Chronic Neurological Conditions (PDF) | Final Report

Dr Aditi Vedi (Institute of Cancer Research, Royal Marsden Hospital, London UK)
2015 | Arnott Research Entry Scholarship in Cancer Research ($45,000)
'Personalised Cancer Therapy for High Risk Childhood Cancer'

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