Successful Project and Equipment Grants awarded for funding by the Research Committee in 2013

Coalfields Cancer Support Group Equipment Grant Fund

Greg Carter, Jim Denham, Martin White, Ben Britton, Sylvie Lambert - Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

For equipment to be used for their project:  "Choosing active surveillance for localised prostate cancer: Psychological adjustment and Quality Adjusted Life Years - a Pilot study"

Madhu Garg, Jennette Sakoff, Stephen Ackland - Medical Oncology

"Essential High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Equipment to Analyse Cancer Patients Samples"

James Lawrie Grant Fund 

Aoife McGarvey, Pauline Chiarelli - Physiotherapy

"Maximising shoulder function following accessory nerve neurapraxia after neck dissection surgery"

Jane Reid Harle Memorial Research Grant Scheme

Greg Carter, Jim Denham, Martin White, Ben Britton, Sylvie Lambert ? Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

"Choosing active surveillance for localised prostate cancer: Psychological adjustment and Quality Adjusted Life Years - a Pilot study"

Jennette Sakoff, Jayne Gilbert, Adam McClusky -Medical Oncology

"Targeting Estrogen Sensitive Tumours"

Amanda Croft, Stephen Ackland, Xu Dong Zhang - Oncology / Immunology

"Targeting PP2A to improve therapeutic efficacy of mutant BRAF inhibitors in melanoma"

Margaret Mitchell Grant Fund

Nicholas Zdenkowski, Tony Bonaventura, George Radvan - Medical Oncology

"Treatment of Pancreatic Insufficiency Using Creon in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer"

Stephen Ackland, Nicholas Zdenkowski, and Sharron Hall - Medical Oncology

"Midkine as a predictive marker in metastatic colorectal cancer"

Wig Week Grant Fund

Claire Dempsey, Paul Simpson, and Peter Greer - Radiation Oncology

"Dosimetric measurement and validation of high dose rate brachytherapy treatments"

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