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HRC Research Repository

This library contains details of HRC-funded studies over the past 10 years, including study title, lay summary, lead investigator, host organisation, the sum awarded, year of study commencement, and contract duration.
  • Estimating the cost of dementia care in NZ and modelling future costs and needs

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $319,087.00
    Researchers:
    Dr 'Etuini Ma'u
    ,
    Associate Professor Sarah Cullum
    ,
    Professor Ngaire Kerse MNZM
    ,
    Dr Malakai Ofanoa
    ,
    Dr Gary Cheung
    Host:
    The University of Auckland
    Proposal type
    Pacific Health Clinical Training Fellowship
  • Can love break your heart? Oxytocin makes the failing heart skip a beat!

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,198,648.20
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Daryl Schwenke
    ,
    Professor Colin Brown
    ,
    Dr Karl Iremonger
    ,
    Associate Professor Regis Lamberts
    ,
    Dr Rachael Augustine
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Project
  • The Metformin Aneurysm Trial

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,325,323.50
    Researchers:
    Professor Greg Jones
    ,
    Professor Justin Roake
    ,
    Dr Manar Khashram
    ,
    Mrs Jo Krysa
    ,
    Dr Andrew Hill
    ,
    Dr Nina Scott
    ,
    Professor Dr Jonathan Golledge
    ,
    Professor Bruce Neal
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Respiratory modulated pacing to improve outcomes in heart failure

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,191,072.60
    Researchers:
    Dr Rohit Ramchandra
    ,
    Professor Julian Paton
    ,
    Associate Professor Nigel Lever
    ,
    Dr Julia Shanks
    Host:
    The University of Auckland
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Enhancing Spontaneous Recovery after Stroke Study (ESPRESSo)

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,421,459.90
    Researchers:
    Professor Winston Byblow
    ,
    Professor John Krakauer
    ,
    Professor Cathy Stinear
    ,
    Professor Peter Barber
    ,
    Dr Arier Lee
    ,
    Assistant Professor Tomoko Kitago
    Host:
    The University of Auckland
    Proposal type
    Project
  • A novel marker to assess cardiac ischemia and outcomes

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,182,419.10
    Researchers:
    Professor Chris Pemberton
    ,
    Dr Philip Adamson
    ,
    Professor Richard Troughton
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Project
  • A novel therapeutic to protect hearts in acute ischaemic procedures

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,143,638.85
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Ivan Sammut
    ,
    Professor David Larsen
    ,
    Dr Joanne Harrison
    ,
    Professor Sean Galvin
    ,
    Associate Professor Max Berry
    ,
    Professor Gerard Wilkins
    ,
    Dr Sean Coffey
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Impact of multimorbidity on CVD risk prediction and management in primary care

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,047,796.65
    Researchers:
    Associate Professor Susan Wells
    ,
    Dr Claris Chung
    ,
    Associate Professor Katrina Poppe
    ,
    Dr Vanessa Selak
    ,
    Dr Allan Moffitt
    ,
    Associate Professor James Stanley
    ,
    Dr Ruth Teh
    ,
    Ms Catherine Choi
    Host:
    The University of Auckland
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Novel potential anti-arrhythmic target

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,171,620.25
    Researchers:
    Professor Julian Paton
    ,
    Professor David Paterson
    ,
    Dr Rohit Ramchandra
    Host:
    The University of Auckland
    Proposal type
    Project
  • exciteBCI telerehabilitation: determining optimal dose and testing feasibility

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $245,116.70
    Researchers:
    Professor Denise Taylor
    ,
    Associate Professor Nada Signal
    ,
    Dr Imran Khan Niazi
    ,
    Dr Sharon Olsen
    ,
    Mrs Gemma Alder
    ,
    Associate Professor Alain Vandal
    ,
    Dr Usman Rashid
    ,
    Professor Valerie Pomeroy
    ,
    Dr Nicola Saywell
    ,
    Dr Hugh Hanger
    ,
    Dr Alan Davis
    Host:
    Auckland University of Technology
    Proposal type
    Feasibility Study
  • Neonatal Glucose Care Optimisation (NeoGluCO) Study

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $249,641.25
    Researchers:
    Dr Christopher McKinlay
    ,
    Associate Professor Jane Alsweiler
    ,
    Professor Jane Harding
    ,
    Professor Wayne Cutfield
    ,
    Ms Jennifer Rogers
    ,
    Professor Geoff Chase
    ,
    Mr Gregory Gamble
    Host:
    The University of Auckland
    Proposal type
    Feasibility Study
  • CT to reduce invasive coronary angiography in acute coronary syndrome

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,331,290.62
    Researchers:
    Dr Philip Adamson
    ,
    Professor Christopher Frampton
    ,
    Associate Professor Gerard Devlin
    ,
    Professor Richard Troughton
    ,
    Dr Martin Than
    ,
    Dr Ian Ternouth
    ,
    Professor John Pickering
    ,
    Dr Anthony Kueh
    Host:
    University of Otago
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Reducing inequities in Well Child Tāmariki Ora developmental surveillance

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $1,350,785.50
    Researchers:
    Dr Alison Leversha
    ,
    Dr Anneka Anderson
    ,
    Dr Teuila Percival
    ,
    Ms Jacinta Fa'alili-Fidow
    ,
    Professor Suzanne Purdy
    ,
    Professor Trecia Wouldes
    ,
    Associate Professor Bridget Kool
    ,
    Dr Dug Yeo Han
    Host:
    Auckland Hospitals Research And Endowment Fund
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Implementation of evidence-based, whanau-focused care for ARF/ RHD in CM

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $451,265.50
    Researchers:
    Dr Rachel Webb
    ,
    Dr Anneka Anderson
    ,
    Dr Rachel Brown
    ,
    Dr Florina Chan Mow
    ,
    Dr Philippa Anderson
    Host:
    Counties Manukau District Health Board
    Proposal type
    Project
  • A pandemic response and recovery framework supporting equity for older people

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $996,615.10
    Researchers:
    Professor Christine Stephens
    ,
    Professor Fiona Alpass
    ,
    Mr Brendan Stevenson
    ,
    Dr Joanne Allen
    ,
    Associate Professor Polly Yeung
    ,
    Associate Professor Siautu Alefaio
    ,
    Associate Professor Mary Breheny
    ,
    Professor David Johnston
    ,
    Dr Maureen Mooney
    ,
    Associate Professor Natasha Tassell-Matamua
    Host:
    Massey University
    Proposal type
    Project
  • Rāpua te Mārama: Bereaved Māori whānau experiences of palliative care and death

    Year:
    2020
    Approved budget:
    $999,999.05
    Researchers:
    Dr Tess Moeke-Maxwell
    ,
    Professor Linda Waimarie Nikora
    ,
    Professor Merryn Gott
    ,
    Associate Professor Janine Wiles
    ,
    Dr Lisa Williams
    ,
    Dr Jackie Robinson
    ,
    Dr Tatiana Tavares
    Host:
    The University of Auckland
    Proposal type
    Project