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2021 Seed Funding Awardees Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of our TB-CRE small project Seed Funding Award for the March 2021 round!

The TB-CRE supports world-class research to improve TB control in Australia and our region through new and existing research initiatives on public health and clinical interventions, epidemiological studies, and laboratory science approaches to provide new TB control and prevention tools.

The small project support program provides seed funding (up to $15-20,000) for pilot projects, systematic reviews or other strategic activities aligned with the TB-CRE mandate.


We are delighted to congratulate our successful projects and investigators:

🌱 Professor Ben Marais, Dr Mikaela Coleman, and Dr Jeremy Hill

Exploring the use of new identification technology to assist TB research and care delivery - in the Pacific and beyond

🌱 Professor Emma McBryde, Dr James Trauer, Professor Ben Marais, and Dr Jamie Caldwell

Geospatial analysis and modelling support

🌱 Professor Greg Fox, Dr Annaleise Howard-Jones, Professor Ben Marais, Professor Jonathan Iredell, and Dr Vanessa Marcelino

Impact of MDR-LTBI therapy on bacterial antimicrobial resistance profiles and microbiome perturbations

🌱 Professor Vitali Sintchencko, Dr Hannah Yejin Kim, Professor Jan-Willem Alffenaar, Dr Jin-Gun Cho, and Evan Ulbricht

Pharmacokinetic model to explore saliva for therapeutic drug monito ring of levofloxacin in patients with active tuberculosis

Congratulations to all our awardees! For invoicing updates please don't hesitate to contact us here.

Seed Funding Applications will open again late 2021. To keep in touch with our events and announcements, don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter and check back on our website regularly.

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