16 December 2011
Recent Grant Success - October-December 2011
Stuart Mundell. Five year Senior Basic Science Research Fellowship "Role of G protein-coupled receptor sorting in platelet function". BHF; £503K.
Julian Paton. "Mechanistic insight into chronic arterial pressure set-point regulation through activation of the ventrolateral periaqueductal grey". BHF; £186k. Co-Applicants Fiona McBryde (Physiology & Pharmacology); Nik Patel (Frenchay, North Bristol Trust) and Bernard Stark (School of Engineering).
Julian Paton & Tony Pickering. "Respiratory sympathetic coupling in man". BHF; £225K.
Alastair Poole and Ingeborg Hers. PhD Studentship. “Role of the motor protein myosin Va in regulating platelet secretion and function”. BHF; £115K
Jules Hancox & Chris Dempsey (Biochemistry). PhD studentship “Flecainide inhibition of the hERG potassium channel: binding site and role of drug ionization”. BHF; £97,295
Dave Bates, Steve Harper and Seb Oltean were awarded a BHF project grant on VEGF splicing. £192,000
Dave Bates and Amanda Churchill were awarded a BHF studentship on VEGF in Capillary Haemangioma. £110,000
Co-PIs D. Murphy (Bristol), L Michellini (Univ Sao Paulo) & V Antunes (Univ Sao Paulo). "Impact of exercise on brainstem genes regulating arterial pressure". BBSRC-Brazil Joint Collaborative Grant. £1.1m over 4 years
In vivo training courses (Bristol, KCL and Glasgow) will be funded for the next 3 years by a consortium of sponsors-total £270k from BBSRC, MRC, IPF and Phys Soc (University of Bristol lead, Richard Apps).
Eamon Kelly & Graeme Henderson. “Do biased agonists at the mu-opioid receptor induce different patterns of receptor phosphorylation?” £431,000.
Nina Balthasar. "Hypothalamic glucose-sensitive transcriptomes". £490,000
Richard Apps & Nadia Cerminara. "The importance of complex spikes in cerebellar contributions to behaviour", £975,032.
Andy Randall & Jon Brown. “Modified intrinsic excitability in transgenic mouse models of progressive beta-amyloidopathy”. £550,000
Dave Bates. Development grant; £220,000
Dave Bates & Ann Millar. Wellcome Trust Clinical Training Fellowship; £227,000
Ana Paula Abdala Sheikh: Understanding and rescuing respiratory arrhythmias in a mouse model of Rett Syndrome. $100,000 (for 2 years) International Rett Syndrome Foundation.
Richard Apps, Nadia Cerminara, & R. Edwards. " Electrophysiological mapping to minimise risk of cerebellar mutism syndrome and cerebellar ataxia" Action Medical Research; £97,000.
Julian Paton. Marie Curie Incoming International Fellowship for Dr Paul Marvar , Divison of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine and the Atlanta Veteran Administration Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA.
Dave Bates. Skin Cancer Research Fund funds to support a studentship; £30,000
Lucy Donaldson & Dave Bates, Diabetic neuropathy. Diabetes UK; £183,000