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Alfred Health Research Grants aim to fund research that will benefit Alfred Health patients.


Shortlisted applicants have been invited to apply for three research grants funded from The Alfred Research Trusts.

One grant is available in each of the following categories:
  • Research in Patient Safety and Quality
  • Clinical Research - Respiratory or Cardiovascular
  • Clinical Research - Other than Respiratory or Cardiovascular

Level and duration of funding

Each grant will be for a maximum of $500,000 to be available over three years as follows:

  • 2011 - $200,000
  • 2012 - $150,000
  • 2013 - $150,000


The leading Chief Investigator (CIA) must have an Alfred Health appointment. An honorary appointment is acceptable.

Location of Research

The research must take place on the Alfred campus. The majority of the research must be conducted within Alfred Health.

Funding Rules and Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the funding rules and instructions prior to completing their application.

Submission of Applications

Expression of Interest (EOI) submissions are now closed

Full application submissions are now closed.

Successful Applications

Cameron P, Smit DV, Newnham H, Hunter P, Brand C, Barker A (Emergency and Trauma Centre). Determining best practice for safe discharge of the older patient presenting to the Emergency Department.

Davies A, Nichol A, Hodgson C, Cooper DJ, Tuxen D, Higgins A (Intensive Care Unit).
A multi-centre RCT of open lung strategy including permissive hypercapnia, alveolar recruitment, and low airway pressure in patients with ARDS.

Fitzgerald P, Hoy K, Maller J (Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre).
Investigating predictors of antidepressant response to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Towards more effective therapies for treatment resistant depression.


Heather Gallichio
General Manager, Research Office
Telephone: 8532 1771 or Alfred extension 66054

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