UQ & Metro North Collaborative Research Grants
Pharmacokinetics of tranexamic acid in adult patients undergoing elective primary hip replacement: an in-vivo study
A study to investigate the blood level of tranexamic acid and the extent of clot-breakdown after its administration in total hip replacement surgeries to establish the most suitable dose for patients.
Dr Usha Gurunathan, Medical Services, The Prince Charles Hospital
Dr Suzanne Parker, Prof Ross Crawford
Measuring outcomes and value in rehabilitation: Developing a minimum data set for implementation into practice in STARS
This project aims to add to the measuring of the value of health services by effectiveness, experience and value through developing a single dataset of global outcomes, patient reported outcomes and experience measures in a heterogeneous rehabilitation population to be implemented into practice in STARS.
Dr Adrienne Young, Allied Health, The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Dr Sarah Wallace, A/Prof Maria Hennessy, A/Prof Merrilyn Banks
Advancing knowledge in cardiac surgery-associated organ complications: Confronting the dark side of cell-free mitochondrial DNA
A study to advance and translate new mechanistic knowledge of cell-free mitrochondrial DNA in diagnostic and therapeutic tools to benefit patients in the context of postoperative organ dysfunction in cardiac operations using cardiopulmonary bypass.
Dr Rishendran Naidoo, Medical Services, The Prince Charles Hospital
Dr Katrina Ki, Dr Charles McDonald, Dr Jacky Suen
QUT & Metro North Collaborative Research Grants
A study looking to provide a scientific foundation for preventing airborne infection in clinical environments by measuring how long respiratory viruses remain infectious in aerosols produced by coughing and breathing, and adjusting the room air humidity to significantly increase the available options for controlling airborne transmission.
Dr George Tay, Medical Services, The Prince Charles Hospital
Dr Graham Johnson, Mr Sadegh Niazi
A study is looking at the diagnostic value of a biomarker (Endothelin-1) to identify patients at risk of stroke due to cerebral vasopasm through the culmination of basic neurosciences applied to clinical practice in the field of neuro-critical care.
Dr Judith Bellapart, Medical Services, The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Prof Kevin Laupland, Dr Fatima Nasrallah
This study is aimed on developing and testing prediction and screening tools to improve diagnosis and interventions of patients with Post-ICU Syndrome, which is the ongoing physical, cognitive and psychological impairments in ICU survivors.
A/Prof Dylan Flaws, Medical Services, The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Prof Vivienne Tippett
QIMRB & Metro North Collaborative Research Grants
Improving cognitive functioning in early psychosis: A modelling approach using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
A study aiming to provide initial evidence to support the use of advanced computational modelling to orient targeted brain stimulation to restore cognitive functions in people with psychosis.
Dr Bjorn Burgher, Medical Services, Metro North Mental Health
Dr Luca Cocchi
This project aims to improve breast cancer patient care by investigating molecular profiling of tumour cells and tumour microenvironment using advanced machine learning, to allow for improved prognosis predictions and subtype classifications compared to current clinical standards.
Dr Po-Ling Inglis, Medical Services, The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Dr Olga Kondrashova, Dr Nicola Waddell, Prof Sunil Lakhani
Medication Administration Evaluation and Feedback Tool: A Pilot Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomised Trial Protocol
A study to evaluate the impact of the Medication Administration Evaluation and Feedback Tool (MAEFT) to test improvement of practice, the reduction of errors and determine the efficacy on nursing adherence to medication administration guidelines.
Mrs Karen Davies, Nursing & Midwifery, The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Dr Karen Hay, A/Prof Karen Whitfield, Mrs Karen Chippindall
Griffith & Metro North Collaborative Research Grants
Improving Outcomes of Videoconference Psychotherapy for Patients with Chronic Spinal Pain: The Impact of Illness Beliefs
A study to investigate the impacts of illness beliefs, engagement and therapeutic alliance on videoconference psychotherapy for patients with the significant psychological distress associated with chronic spinal pain, to directly improve clinical practice and inform a larger clinical trial.
Mr Scott Ruddell, Allied Health, The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Dr Bonnie Clough, Dr Angela White, Prof Tamara Ownsworth
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