$93 million for research into improved health for children, young people and the aged, medical devices, mental health and stem cell therapies

Applications are open for 5 new Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant opportunities.

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The 2024 Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care grant opportunity will provide $19 million for research that improves:

  • access to quality care for older people from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds
  • the quality of care for vulnerable older people.

The 2024 Enhancing Medical Device Surveillance Through Registries grant opportunity will provide $14 million for the collection and analysis of data on:

  • the medical devices and tools used to treat atrial fibrillation
  • devices and spinal procedures using with implantable devices.

The 2024 Maternal Health and Healthy Lifestyles grant opportunity will provide $31 million for research that:

  • improves the development of children in the first 2,000 days of life and the health of adolescents and young adults
  • reduces the incidence of cardiometabolic diseases after pregnancy and chronic conditions in Priority Populations.

The 2024 Mental Health Research grant opportunity will provide $19 million for projects that protect and improve mental health by:

  • developing new and improved preventions, interventions, treatments and models of care
  • increasing our knowledge about optimal models of personalised care and high-quality prevention strategies.

The 2024 Stem Cell Therapies grant opportunity will provide $10 million for projects that

  • generate novel approaches to cell-based therapy
  • accelerate the discovery of new treatments for disease using stem cell-based models.

Visit GrantConnect and the MRFF calendar for information on all MRFF grant opportunities.

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