Grants Awarded in 2002
Research Grantsread more
(National Birthday Trust Fund Fellowship)
An evaluation of the acceptability and effectiveness of using topically applied local anaesthetic, to reduce vulval pain associated with spontaneous vaginal delivery. Mrs Julia Sanders, Dr Rona Campbell, Dr Tim Peters & Professor Mike Harmer, University of Bristol & University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff - £12,753.31 over 18 months
Additional funding to the Ovarian Cancer Centre in Cambridgeread more
Are there interactions between the genetic make-up of an individual and specific factors in the environment that determine risk of ovarian cancer, and can this knowledge be used in prevention? Professor Bruce Ponder, University of Cambridge - £133,153 over 36 months This research has been published in: Oncogene. 2005 Aug 4;24(33):5235-45; Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 Oct;13(10):1589-94.
Research Training Fellowshipread more
Spindle-checkpoint regulation of chromosome segregation during human female first meiotic division. Dr Hayden Homer, University of Newcastle - £85,282 over 24 months This research has been published in: Reproduction 2006;130(6):829-43; Cell Cycle 2005 May;4:650:653; Genes Dev. 2005 Jan 15;19(2):202-7; Nature Cell Biology 2003 Nov;5(11):1023-5.
Clinical Trialread more
A Randomised Controlled Trial of Laparoscopic Utero-sacral Nerve Ablation (LUNA) in Chronic Pelvic Pain. Dr Khalid Khan, Birmingham Women's Hospital - £149, 520 over 36 months This research has been published in: BJOG 2005 Feb;112:243:246; J Obstet Gynaecol. 2004 Aug;24(5):547-51; BMC Womens Health 2003 Dec 8;3(1):6
A Community Intervention Study of Female Pelvic Floor Condition and Knowledge of Pelvic Floor Exercises. Mr Robert Freeman, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth - £70,256.00 over 24 monthsread more
(Florence and William Blair-Bell Memorial Fellowship)read more
Investigation and characterisation of human myometrial cell subtypes. Professor Steven Thornton, Dr Donna Michelle Slater, Mr Kevin Lee & Mr Peter Richardson, University of Warwick & University of Cambridge - £79,700.00 over 24 months
(Edgar Research Fellowship)read more
Inhibition of the Nuclear Factor kappa B system in prevention of preterm labour. Professor Phillip Bennett, Imperial College Hammersmith Hospital Campus, London - £79,475.00 over 24 months