16 November, 2022
Retina Australia is delighted to announce the Research Grant Recipients for 2023. This year, Retina Australia has provided over $115,000 in funding to two projects:
Establishing novel AAV gene editing for Usher Syndrome
Grant awarded – $55,774
Chief Investigator (pictured): Dr Anai Gonzalez-Cordero, Children’s Medical Research Institute, Sydney.
Co-Investigator: Dr Samantha Ginn, Children’s Medical Research Institute, Sydney.
Using RNA-silencing to tackle neuroinflammation in retinal degeneration
Grant awarded – $59,869
Chief Investigator (pictured): Dr Adrian Cioanca, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Canberra.
Co-Investigators: Dr Riccardo Natoli, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Canberra, Dr Michelle Madigan Save Sight Institute, Sydney,Dr Elisa Cornish, University of Sydney.
Congratulations to our successful research teams. We look forward to hearing about the impacts that these projects have in the search for future treatments for inherited retinal disease.