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HSC Doctoral Fellowship Awards

HSC R&D Division is committed to supporting research training to increase research and development capacity and build an evaluative evidence-based culture in Health and Social Care Services in Northern Ireland (HSC).

In response, HSC R&D Division has funded Doctoral Fellowship Awards, which are intended to enable individuals to develop a research career within the HSC by undertaking research training leading to a PhD.

 

2016

Title
Fellow
Status
Dates
Cost
The development and testing of a universal trans-disciplinary programme to enhance working memory which will target attention and language skills in 4-5 year old children: A clustered randomised feasibility trial
Miss Anita Harron
(BHSCT/UU)
ACTIVE
2016-2019
£190,225
Development and testing of a supportive intervention to meet the needs of older male carers looking after a spouse/partner with a long term condition: a feasibility study
Ms Anne Fee
(NHSCT/UU)
ACTIVE
2016-2019
£173,242
Gender Dysphoria: prevalence, experiences and pathways for people with autism or autistic traits
Ms Katrin Lehmann
(BHSCT/UU)
ACTIVE
2017-2020
£208,646
The development of early warning diagnostic and treatment response markers of Non-Uterine Pelvic High Grade Serous Carcinomas (HGSCs)
Dr Laura Feeney
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2016-2019
£203,703
 

2015

Title
Fellow
Status
Dates
Cost
Identification of Targetable Mediators of Resistance to Neo-Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma
Rosalie Douglas
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2015-2018
£198,716
Evaluation of mechanisms in and methods of inhibiting ventilator induced lung injury
Andrew Boyle
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2016-2019
£165,210
Role of Active Deresuscitation After Resuscitation (RADAR-2): a systematic review and pilot randomised controlled trial
Jon Silversides
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2015-2019
£250,000
Is it possible to develop a non-pharmacological intervention to improve the outcome of critically ill patients with delirium?
Leonna Bannon
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2015-2018
£150,350
 

2014

Title
Fellow
Status
Dates
Cost
Stroke Prevention Rehabilitation Intervention Trial of Exercise - SPRITE - A Feasibility and Pilot Study
Neil Heron
(GP/QUB)
ACTIVE
2014-2018
£272,501
Impact of structured education on psychological stress to overcome a barrier to injectable treatment for type 2 diabetes. A randomised controlled trial
Deirdre McCay
(WHSCT/UU)
ACTIVE
2014-2017
£176,739
Exploring the role of naturally occurring prostate calcifications as an alternative to surgically implanted fiducial markers for Image guided radiotherapy
Angela O'Neill
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2014-2017
£169,607
Investigation of Aspirin as a novel therapy for the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Philip Toner
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2014-2017
£191,055
Do statins improve survival in stage II and III colon cancer and does this effect differ by TP53 or KRAS gene mutation status?
Ronan Gray
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2014-2017
£202,869
Clinical utility of 3D power Doppler ultrasound and maternal biomarkers in the prediction of pre-eclampsia in high risk pregnancies
Kelly-Ann Eastwood
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2014-2017
£191,742
 
 

2013

Title
Fellow
Status
Dates
Cost
Investigation of Oncostatin M inhibition as a novel therapy for the acute respiratory distress syndrome
Marianne Fitzgerald
(BHSCT/QUB)
ACTIVE
2014-2017
£190,765
Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback in Young People with Autism - a Feasibility Study
Helen Coulter
(SEHSCT/UU)
ACTIVE
2013-2018
£250,000
Characterising the cell of origin of high grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC)
James Patrick Beirne
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2013-2016
£190,787
Development of an Intervention to increase physical activity in chronic pain patients
Joanne Marley
(BHSCT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2013-2016
£167,608
Promoting resiliency in parents of children with complex physical healthcare needs through the development of a structured parent support programme
Sharon McCloskey
(NI Hospice/UU)
ACTIVE
2013-2016
£210,009
An organisational case study of transition to adult services by young people with life-limiting conditions in Ireland
Helen Kerr*
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2013-2015
£170,510
*AIIHPC Fellowship
 

2012

Title
Fellow
Status
Dates
Cost
Effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on insulin resistance and cardiovascular risk factors in people at high risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Helen Wallace
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2013-2016
£177,457
Deactivation of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators at end of life: An exploratory study of heart failure patients', carers' and healthcare professionals' perspectives
Loreena Hill
(BHSCT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2012-2015
£168,060
Reducing radiation dose in paediatric cardiology:  An investigation into the effects on image quality and DNA integrity
Richard Gould
(BHSCT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2012-2015
£148,253
Developing a Cancer Cachexia Rehabilitation Intervention for People with Inoperable Advanced Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Cathy Payne*
(NI Hospice/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2012-2015
£187,880
*AIIHPC Fellowship
 

2011

Title
Fellow
Status
Dates
Cost
An investigation into the effect of an antibotic cycling policy, based on retrospective time series analysis data, on the incidence of hospital acquired MRSA and CDAD
Geraldine Conlon
(NHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2011-2015
£179,069
Moral distress in end of life care in the Intensive Care Unit
Una St Ledger
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2011-2015
£186,935
Differences in gene methylation due to human papillomavirus infection in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
Michael Moran
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2011-2014
£189,083
Molecular Characterisation of poor Prognosis triple negative Breast Cancers
Gareth William Irwin
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2011-2014
£193,407
 

2010

Title
Fellow
Status
Dates
Cost
Assessing Domestically Violent Men's Readiness to Engage with Domestic Violence Training Programmes in Northern Ireland
Maurice Mahon
(WHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2010-2015
£184,645
Investigation of Keratincoyte Growth Factor as a novel therapy in acute lung injury
Mark Cross
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2010-2014
£211,273
Effect of a polyphenol-rich diet on vascular and platelet function: a randomised controlled trial
Rebecca Noad
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2010-2014
£176,518
 Investigating the concept of informed consent in patients diagnosed with non-curative disease who have considered participation in a clinical trial that has palliative intent only
Mary Murphy 
(BHSCT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2010-2014
£163,756
Vision and Visual Function in Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD); developing an evidence-base for the eye care profession
Pamela Anketell
(BHSCT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2010-2014
£158,661
Is Lung Clearance Index a Reliable, Valid and Sensitive Indicator of Lung Disease in Bronchiectasis?
Stephen Rowan (BHSCT/SEHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2010-2013
£197,647
 

1998-2009

Title
Fellow
Status
Dates
Cost
Defining hand arthritis in systemic lupus erythematosus using Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound Imaging.
Elisabeth Ball
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2010-2013
£119,423
Promoting a Sense of Coherence and Wellbeing in Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer Receiving Hospital Care.
Suzanne Mooney
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2015
£180,183
Improving population health & well-being in Northern Ireland: How health policy gets translated into practice.
Anne-Marie Doherty
(NHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2013
£205,913
Studies of the biological implications of different IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy) planning and delivery techniques.
Conor K McGarry
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2012
£163,771
Cigarette Smoke Extract and Predisposition to Infection: The role of Toll-like receptors TLR-3 and TLR-4.
David Comer
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2012
£183,248
A Genome-Wide Association Study & Characterisation of Genetic Risk Factors for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
Declan T Bradley
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2012
£174,181
The role of epithelial to mesenchymal transition in cutaneous scleroderma.
Donal O'Kane
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2012
£180,431
Surveillance for Barrett's oesophagus - A population based cohort study and mathematical modelling.
Shivaram Bhat
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2012
£247,483
A study of factors influencing research outcomes in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.
 Frances Burns
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2012
£138,964
New Molecular insights into the progression of Malignant Melanoma.
Muireann Roche
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2011
£137,060 
Clinical validation of a rapid qualitative near-patient molecular test to detect Neisseria meningitides.
Thomas W Bourke
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2011
£130,121 
Targeting microvascular dysfunction in young hypertensive patients.
Caroline Bleakley
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2009-2011
£112,654
Realistic evaluation of the management of long-term sickness absence in three health and social services trusts in Northern Ireland.
Angela Higgins
(NHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2012
£151,881
A study to develop and evaluate an educational resource in palliative and end-of-life care for specialist palliative care/ learning disability services: promoting collaborative working.
Dorry McLaughlin
(NI Hospice/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2012
£198,790
Defining a pulmonary exacerbation in adults with CF.
Fiona Kerr
(BHSCT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2012
£113,295
The role of intracellular signalling pathways in the development of myeloproliferative disorders.
Emma Claire Arnold
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2011
£126,092
Prognostic Significance and Apoptosis Sensitization of BAX and BAK double immunonegative Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Ian Paul
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2011
£182,161
Suppressor of cytokine signalling 3 (SOCS3) in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis (AD).
Nicola Cooke
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2011
£126,839 
Nasal epithelial ion transport as a non-invasive surrogate measure of alveolar epithelial ion transport and fluid clearance in ALI/ARDS.
Rob MacSweeney
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2011
£189,183
A Trial of Micronutrient Supplementation in Patients with Heart Failure.
Nicholas A McKeag (BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2011
£163,138
The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone (RAAS) axis, endothelial function and hypertension: diagnostic strategies, and therapeutic role of potassium supplementation.
Una Graham
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2010
£104,427
Effect of HMG Co-A reductase inhibition on endothelial dysfunction, bioavailability of tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) and functional regulation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) in human heart failure.
Kristopher Lyons
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2008-2010
£113,893 
 Vascular Pleiotrophic Effects of Bisphosphonates in Post Menopausal Women with Osteoporosis: Cellular Mechanisms and Functional Consequences.
Auleen Millar
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2007-2011
£108,379
A randomised controlled trial of tea tree oil (5%) body wash versus standard body wash to prevent colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in critically ill adults.
Gillian Thompson
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2007-2010
£119,786
Prevention of acute lung injury associated with one lung ventilation following oesophagectomy - a role for simvastatin?
Murali Shyamsundar (BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2007-2010
£177,694
Investigation of the role of Interleukin-8 signalling as a mechanism of resistance of colorectal cancer cells to Oxaliplatin and 5-Fluorouracil.
Olabode Oladipo
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2007-2010
£182,399
The development and evaluation of an information pack for patients with rectal cancer.
Gloria O'Connor
(WHSCT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2007-2010
£182,052
An evaluation of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a case management approach for chronic conditions in a Community Healthcare setting.
Marina Lupari (nee Bigger)
(NHSCT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2007-2010
£211,356
An investigation into the role of placental p38 MAPKα in diabetic pre-eclampsia.
Philip Johnston
(BHSCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2007-2009
£93,852
Lifestyle limitations in children and young people with cerebral palsy: a population study.
Collette Donnelly
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2010
£107,601
Investigating the role played by BRCA1 as a predictive marker of response to chemotherapy in Ovarian Cancer.
Judith Carser
(BCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2009
£198,397
Effect of statin therapy on monocyte function in the metabolic syndrome.
Brona Roberts (nee Loughrey)
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2009
£171,413
The effect of hydroxyl-methyl coenzyme A reductase inhibition (statins) in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Thelma Craig
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2009
£158,846
The impact of systemic family therapy as an element of treatment for families following trauma.
Stephen Coulter
(SEHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2009
£190,371
Studies of insulin action in patients at increased vascular risk. Modulation by antihypertensive and endocrine replacement therapy.
Claire McHenry
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2008
£100,366
Progression of renal failure in Northern Ireland.
Michael Quinn
(BCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2008
£101,918
Oxygen consumption kinetics in chronic heart failure and the effect of cardiac resynchronisation therapy.
Gareth Riddell
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2008
£118,474
The implications of NHS Funding of Assisted Conception on Patient Demographic Distribution.
Salman Kidwai
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2008
£110,888
A search for loci contributing to acquisition of peak bone mass.
 Claire McVeigh
(GPHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2006-2008
£98,476
The experience and needs of women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) over time following disclosure of a positive genetic test for BRCA1/BRCA2.
Lisa Jeffers
(BCHT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2005-2012
£138,744
Dietary antioxidants and pulmonary function in Northern Ireland.
Kathy McClean
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2005-2009
£154,275
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in nursing homes: can an improvement in infection control practices decrease MRSA prevalence?
Naomi Baldwin
(UHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2005-2009
£132,950
Fit2Fly - Development of a new flight assessment system for respiratory disease.
Susan Martin
(BCHT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2005-2009
£123,111
How can effective evidenced based pain management with older people following colorectal surgery be facilitated into practice?
Donna Brown
(RGHT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2005-2008
£131,933
The effect of dietary intake of fruit and vegetables on vascular function in type 2 diabetes mellitus and normal pregnancy.
Ciara McLaughlin
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2005-2008
£149,552
Therapeutic Implications of the Effects of Oral Hypoglycaemic Therapy on the Enteroinsular Axis in Type 2 Diabetes.
Joy Cuthbertson
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2005-2007
£101,297
Ciprofloxacin-induced phototoxicity in patients with cystic fibrosis.
 Julia Tolland
(BCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2005-2007
£102,780
A case control study of aetiological factors in achalasia.
Kar Lau
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2005-2007
£94,830
The relationship between measurements of retinal thickness using optical coherence tomography and retinal function using multifocal electroretinography in patients with myopia and retinal disorders.
Clive Wolsley
(RGHT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2009
£158,878
Periodontal disease and preterm, low birth weight - a biological link?
Martina Pirie
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2008
£156,558
An investigation of the impact of assertive outreach on people with severe and enduring mental health problems in Northern Ireland.
Gavin Davidson
(HCT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2007
£137,077
Endocrine, cellular and molecular effects of diabetes on male fertility.
Ishola Agbaje
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2007
£163,106
The role of Interleukin-8 signalling as determinant of response to chemotherapy in Prostate Cancer.
Paula Scullin
(BCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2007
£173,914
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia: Characterisation of response to chemotherapy by HOX gene expression profiling.
Damian Finnegan
(BCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2007
£165,136
Early diagnosis of lung cancer by Raman Microscopy.
Nicholas Magee
(BCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2007
£148,828
Identification of appropriate benchmarks for an effective primary care based nursing service for adults with depression - an exploratory study.
Carole McIlrath
(RCN/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2007
£194,724
A randomised controlled trial of a patient-held quality of life record (PHQLR) in patients diagnosed with oesophageal cancer.
Moyra Mills
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2007
£131,483
An evaluation of an adapted United States model of pharmaceutical care to improve psychoactive prescribing for nursing home residents in Northern Ireland.
Susan Patterson
(EHSSB/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2007
£168,834
A study of aspirin resistance in patients with cardiovascular disease.
 Alison Muir
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2006
£90,865
Antioxidant nutritional status in the development of reflux oesophagitis and Barrett's oesophagus.
Heather Ferguson   
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2006
£106,273
Genetics of familial hip osteoarthritis: identification of genetic susceptibility factors.
Claire Benson
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2004-2006
£107,490
Self-management in non Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Bronchiectasis - a randomised controlled trial.
Katherine Lavery
(BCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2003-2007
£117,641
The application of the Analytic Hierarchy Process as a decision aid for practitioners and policy makers.
William Moore
(NHSSB/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2003-2006
£97,257
A qualitative study of the experience of cachexia in cancer patients.
Joanne Reid
(BCHT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2003-2006
£101,572
A comprehensive investigation of the mechanisms that underlie differences between venous and arterial grafts.
Andrew Muir
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2003-2005
£92,042
Comparison of the effects of Hypolipidaemic Drugs on insulin resistance in Type 2 Diabetes, essential Hypertension and mixed Hyperlipidaemia.
Neil Black
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2003-2005
£82,365
Development of administration protocols for a novel transdermal patch containing 5-aminolaevulinic acid for use in topical photodynamic therapy.
 Nabla McLoone
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2003-2005
£93,459
Successful Breastfeeding Promotion - A motivational model of informational design applied and tested.
Janine Stockdale
(UCHT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2007
£119,001
Investigated of Supported?  The Social Work Response to Non Child Protection Referrals: Perspectives from Files, Fieldworkers and Families.
David Hayes
(NWBHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2006
£127,367
Factors associated with psychosocial dysfunction in patients with head and neck cancer and the effectiveness of cognitive behavioural interventions.
Cherith Semple
(UCHT/UU)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2005
£108,432
Characterisation of electrical activity in ventricular fibrillation as a basis for low energy defibrillation.
Anthony McClelland
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2004
£82,074
Genetic analysis in age-related macular degeneration in Northern Ireland.
Vivienne McConnell
(BCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2004
£109,899
The effect of protein kinase C inhibition on vascular function in diabetes.
Ross McMahon
(RGHT/QUB)
RESCOMP
2002-2004
£82,353
The immune system and osteoclastogenic cytokines: their role in post-menopausal osteoporosis.
Stephanie Walker
(GPHT/QUB)
RESCOMP
2002-2004
£87,949
An investigation in to the role of Oncoproteins in the development of Neuroendocrine Tumours.
 Ian Cadden
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2004
£80,293
An investigation into new Algorithm Methodologies in support of public access defibrillation.
Nicholas Cromie
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2004
£85,082
Insight into the Mechanism behind Nonsteroidal Induced Fracture Non-union. An Inhibition of Angiogenesis.
Mark Murnaghan
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2004
£86,397
Characterisation of SEPT9 gene expression in health and disease.
Michael Scott
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2004
£84,399
The effect of colonic fuels on inflammatory bowel disease.
 Adrian Neill
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2002-2004
£84,138
The role of pro-inflammatory cytokines in osteoporosis.
 Gary Colleary
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2004
£135,145
Characterisation of the role played by BRCA1 in mediating antimicrotubule induced cell death.
 Richard Kennedy
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2004
£143,665
Reduction of Cardiovascular Risk Associated with Obesity.
Kathryn Ryan
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2004
£96,220
Chronic Child Abuse - Failings in Practice, Systems or Policy?
John Devaney
(UCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2004
£151,595
Viral infections and the Respiratory Epithelium in Childhood Wheezing Disorders.
Sharon Christie
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2003
£102,289
An epidemiological, immunohistochemical and genetic study of syringomata and cylindromata in Northern Ireland.
Art O'Hagan
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2003
£90,581
Investigation of the transport of bone-forming precursor cells in the peripheral circulation to a fracture site.
Denise Shirley
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2003
£91,530
Management of Atrial Fibrillation Using a Novel Passive Implantable Atrial Defibrillator.
Simon Walsh
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2003
£82,074
Assessment of genetic susceptibility to colitis associated colon cancer by polymorphic DNA markers.
 Rosalind Smyth
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2003
£86,076
The psychological impact of sharps injuries: applicability of a cognitive model of anxiety.
Wendy Losty
(RGHT)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2003
£61,376
An international case-control study of cutaneous malignant melanoma.
 Elizabeth McMullen
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2001-2002
£79,595
The effect of team working on prognostication and care optimisation for patients with lung cancer.
Tracy Owen
(EHSSB/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2000-2004
£88,176
Investigation of deficient fracture healing associated with soft tissue envelope trauma.
Jonathan Bunn
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2000-2003
£107,315
Risk in Community Care: Professional Decision Making on the Long Term Care of Older People.
Brian Taylor
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2000-2003
£140,571
Studies of the Pathophysiology & Prevention of Obesity.
Stephen Hull
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2000-2002
£86,528
Clinical and Molecular Genetic Investigation in Familial Idiopathic Epilepsy.
 Shane McKee
(BCHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2000-2002
£88,332
Family based studies in the genetic investigation of ischaemic heart disease.
 Paul McGlinchey
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2000-2002
£82,099
p53 specific changes in Mitomycin C treated bladder cancer
 John McKnight
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2000-2002
£78,669
Secretion, clearance and relation to glycaemic control of glycated insulin in human type 2 diabetes.
 John Lindsay
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
2000-2002
£80,226
The investigation of Corneal Epithelium in vitro and in vivo: Modulation by stem cell grafting and peptide analogues.
 Jonathan Moore
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2002
£115,963
The Changing Face of Care in NI under the Children (NI) Order 1995. (A Prospective Study of Care Outcomes and Decision Making for Looked After Children).
Theresa Donaldson
(NI Guardian Ad Litem Agency/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2002
£132,403
The Epidemiology of Blindness from Diabetic Retinopathy in Northern Ireland.
Patricia Hart
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£155,233 
Variation in Basal Pulsatile Insulin as a Determinant of Insulin Action in Type 2 Diabetic subjects.
 Simon Au
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£79,815
Identification of a gene causing familial chondrocalcinosis and correlation of disease causing mutatuins with clinical and radiographic features in familial and sporadic calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate disease.
Adrian Pendleton
(RGHT/BCHT)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£86,130
Determination of the relationship between BRCA1 mutation and response to chemotherapy in ovarian cancer.
Sarah McKenna
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£96,554
Determination of acute myocardial injury by reconstructing epicardial and endocardial signals from a non-evasive multi-channel electrocardiograph.
John Riddell
(RGHT)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£73,209
Title-Enhancement of the Gut Mucosal Barrier in Inflammatory Bowel Disease using Bovine Colostrum and Fructooligosaccharides.
Samantha Sloan
(AAHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£86,727
Non-invasive monitoring of airways inflammation in children with asthma and/or cough
Timothy Warke
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£82,190
Factors Influencing Endothelial Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes and Possible Strategies for Prevention.
Brian Mullan
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£85,656
The clinical significance of emerging pathogens in leukaemia patients and the development of molecular diagnostics for the rapid identification and quantification of infectious agents.
Brian McIlhatton
(BCHT)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£86,907
Do hip protectors really prevent hip fractures? An evaluation of routine provision of external hip protectors for elderly residents of nursing and residential homes in the Eastern Health and Social Services Board area.
Peter O'Halloran
(CAHGT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1999-2001
£106,660
A comparative study of non-selected characteristics and attitudes of kinship carers and non-relative foster carers to: (a) plan for the future care of the children and (b) social services involvement in their families.
Una Lernihan
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1998-2001
£82,089 
Vascular Mechanisms in Glaucoma.
Joanne Logan
(RGHT/QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1998-2001
£83,488 
A study of the ability of the pre-term infant to digest fat.
 David Mitchell
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1998-2000
 £77,248
Antisene Bcl-2 oligonucleotides and chemonsensitity to Mitomycin-C in bladder cancer
Brian Duggan
(QUB)
RESEARCH COMPLETE
1998-2000
£73,112 

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final costs subject to change
Status as of January 2016

BHSCT-  Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
NHSCT-  Northern Health and Social Care Trust
SEHSCT-  South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
SHSCT-  Southern Health and Social Care Trust
WHSCT-  Western Health and Social Care Trust
UU-  Ulster University
QUB-  Queen’s University Belfast
BCHT-  Belfast City Hospital Trust
GPHT-  Green Park Hospital Trust
HCT- Homefirst Community Trust
RGHT-  Royal Group of Hospitals Trust
SEBT-  South and East Belfast Trust
UCHT- Ulster Community Hospital Trust
NWBHT- North and West Belfast Hospital Trust
CAHGT- Craigavon Area Hospital Group Trust
AAHT- Antrim Area Hospital Trust