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The Australian Government is investing in vital research initiatives to tackle the nation’s two biggest killers — heart disease and stroke. This funding is the first round of disbursements from the Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) Cardiovascular Health Mission.
The Australian Government is investing $66 million from the Medical Research Future Fund into finding a vaccine and treatments for COVID-19, as well as better preparing for future pandemics.
The Australian Government is investing more than $9.5 million in 5 research projects to improve diagnosis, treatment, and understanding of endometriosis. The funding comes from the Medical Research Future Fund.
The Australian Government is providing more than $20 million additional funding through the Medical Research Future Fund for research to improve mental health care and reduce suicide rates in Australia.
The Australian Government has announced the successful applicants for the Medical Research Future Fund's 2020 Bushfire Impact Research grants.
The Australian Government will invest almost $32 million through the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) in world-leading health and medical research projects.
The Australian Government is supporting world-leading research into the latest COVID-19 treatments through a dedicated round of the Medical Research Future Fund’s Biomedical Translation Bridge.
The Australian Government has committed $33 million towards research to combat high-mortality and low-survivability cancers and diseases, improve paediatric acute care using genomic medicine, and address the ethical, legal and social issues related to genomics in health care.
The Australian Government, together with the Minderoo Foundation, will provide an additional $67 million to ensure every child in Australia with cancer will have access to life-saving treatment.
The Australian Government is investing $5 million via the Medical Research Future Fund in 9 research projects investigating the physical and mental health effects of the recent bushfires on Australians and their communities.
The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce will receive $1.5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to deliver ‘living guidelines’ on the clinical management of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection across primary, acute and critical care settings.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic means that some Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant opportunities may be delayed. Subscribe to the MRFF newsletter to get the latest updates delivered directly to you.
The Medical Research Future Fund has granted researchers more than $2.6 million to develop a new, simpler Australian pathology test for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Medical researchers can now apply for grants to accelerate the development of a safe, effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Applications close on 11 March 2020.
Expressions of interest for the second round of this program opened on 17 February and will close on 6 March 2020. It will give successful applicants up to $1 million to accelerate development of their early-stage biological, pharmaceutical, medical or health technology projects.
The Australian Government is fast tracking $2 million in funding to support Australia’s best researchers as they work to understand and respond to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19.
The government has chosen MTPConnect to run the Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative. This MRFF initiative gives health and medical researchers access to industry training, skills development, mentors, internships and fellowships that help create breakthroughs.
We are consulting the public on the draft roadmap for the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission. You can make a submission until 17 February 2020. Feedback from the Australian public will help the Government refine its strategy and prioritise funding for critical dementia and aged care research.
The Government has announced $5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) for research to study the medium-term health effects of the recent bushfires.
A $5 million grant opportunity is now open for research into ways to improve quality of life for individuals with brain cancer. Projects will identify better approaches to address the medical, functional and psychosocial impacts of brain cancer.