2010 Grants

Inhibition of TNF cluster cytokines to prevent Hypoxic-Ischemic and Endotoxin-Mediated Neonatal Brain Damage

Lay Title:  Inactivation of the Tumour Necrosis Factor Family to prevent detrimental effects on infection on the brain of the newborn

Professor Donald M Peebles, Dr. Giles Kendall, Dr. Mariya Hristova and  (University College, London Medical School Institute of Women's Health)

£148, 305 over 36 months

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2010 Project Grants in conjunction with Sands (No. 1)

Epidemiological Study of Severe Cholestasis in Pregnancy

Lay Title: Survey of severe obstetric cholestasis

Professor Catherine Williamson
, Ms Victoria Greenes (Imperial College London); Dr Marian Knight (University of Oxford)

£15,000 over 36 months

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2010 Project Grants in conjunction with Sands (No. 2)

Molecular autopsy for cardiac ion channelopathies in unexplained stillbirth

Lay Title: Genetic testing to identify fatal cardiac rhythm problems in stillborn babies

Dr Sudhin Thayyil, Dr Nicola Robertson, Professor Donald Peebles (UCL Institute for Women’s Health); Professor Andrew Taylor, Professor Neil Sebire (Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children); Professor Patricia Munroe, Dr Dominic Abrams, Mr Charles Mein (Barts and the London)

£95,865 over 24 months

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Medical and Midwifery Student Elective Bursaries 2010

29 bursaries have been awarded this year. Bursaries were awarded to:

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2010 Entry Level Scholarships

Dr Cherry Aliviani at the Institute for Women’s Health, University College London, was awarded £15,755 for the project Characterisation of Bacterial and Viral Species in Placental Samples of HIV Infected Women
Dr Yee-Loi Wain at the University of Manchester School of Cancer and Enabling Sciences was awarded £10,375 for the project An Investigation of adiponectin and adiponectin receptors in endometrial cancers

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2010 ICAP Entry Level Scholarships

Dr Danielle Abbott at King’s College London was awarded £14,959 for A longitudinal investigation of quantifiable fFN and alarm antiproteinases (elafin and secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor) in women at risk of spontaneous preterm birth.
Dr Bipasha Chowdhury at EGA Institute for Women’s Health was awarded £19,800 for the project How do factors known to cause preterm premature rupture of the amniotic membranes affect the ultrastructure and integrity of amnion?

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Research Training Fellowship - The impact of maternal obesity and managing weight gain in pregnancy

The impact of maternal obesity and managing weight gain in pregnancy
Dr Eleanor M K Jarvie, University of Glasgow
£157,200 over 24 months

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Research Training Fellowship - An investigation of how parental insulin genes might be altered during pregnancy to affect fetal growth and future risk of age-related disease

An investigation of how parental insulin genes might be altered during pregnancy to affect fetal growth and future risk of age-related disease 
Dr Sara Hillman, UCL Institute for Women’s Health
£174,282 over 29 months

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Research Training Fellowship - Safe Childbirth Checklist Program

Safe Childbirth Checklist Program – the development and evaluation of a Safe Childbirth Checklist to reduce maternal, fetal and neonatal morbidity and mortality in a global population
Dr Priya Agrawal, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London
£174,996 over 36 months

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Identification of cellular targets to enhance virotherapy

Lay Title: Enhancing virus killing of cancer cells for the treatment of ovarian cancer

Dr Joanne Morrison, Professor Leonard Seymour and Dr Kerry Fisher 
(University of Oxford)
£150,797 over 30 months

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Eicosanoid networks in endometrial carcinogenesis

Lay Title: The role of lipid-type (fat-like) molecules in cancer of the womb

Dr Nicolas Michel Orsi, Dr. Michele Cummings, Dr. Nafisa Wilkinson, Dr. Philip Burns
 (St James’s University Hospital, Leeds), Dr. Stuart Barber (University of Leeds) and Professor Anna Nicolaou (University of Bradford)
£250,201 over 30 months

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The role of early HPA axis dysfunction and neurosteroids in post-partum depression.

Lay Title: The role of neurosteroids in stress and postnatal depression

Dr Delia Belleli and Professor Jeremy Lambert (Centre for Neuroscience, University of Dundee)
£123,102 over 24 months


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Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training to Prevent Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Women (PREVPROL)

Lay Title: Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training to Prevent Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Women

Professor Suzanne Hagen, Dr. Doreen McClurg
(Glasgow Caledonian University), Professor Cathryn Glazener (University of Aberdeen), Dr. Christine Bain (Aberdeen Royal Infirmary), Professor Christine MacArthur (University of Birmingham), Dr. Phil Toozs-Hobson (Birmingham Women's Hospital), Professor Don Wilson, Associate Professor Peter Herbison and Dr Jean Hay-Smith (Dunedin School of Medicine, NZ)
£148,800 over 36 months

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