2012 Grant Recipient Researchers

Six projects received over $500K in funding, seeking answers into the cure and prevention of cerebral palsy.

Yvonne Wu

Dr Yvonne Wu

The Regents of The University Of California, on behalf of its San Francisco campus, USA

Innovative Research Grant

Neonatal Erythropoietin and therapeutic Hypothermia – 2 (NEAT 2)

Mary Tolcos

Dr Mary Tolcos

Monash University

Innovative Research Grant

Identifying regulatory and therapeutic target in perinatal white matter injury following intrauterine growth restriction

Nick Evans

Associate Professor Nick Evans

Sydney Local Health Network at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown NSW 2050

Innovative Research Grant
$58,300 over 2 years

Neuro-developmental Outcomes of severe Neonatal Jaundice in Australia

Cally Tann

Dr Cally Tan

University College London

Innovative Research Grant
$35,513 AUD over 2 years

Early neurodevelopmental outcomes and cerebral palsy after neonatal encephalopathy in Uganda: an assessment of the role of perinatal infection/inflammation

Hayley Dickinson

Dr Hayley Dickinson

Monash University

Innovative Research Grant
$100,000 over 2 years

Creatine, a multi-organ protectant against hypoxic injury in the neonate

Dinnah Reddihough

Professor Dinah Reddihough

Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Innovative Research Grant
$200,000 over 2 years

Preliminary investigations of the therapeutic potential of human umbilical cord blood stem cells in cerebral palsy