We will upload information about the latest recipients to have been awarded HRC funding for all of our funding opportunities as this information becomes officially available.

The information provided is for ‘year to date’ funding.

Previous Recipient List

  • Project (2019 funding round)
    Professor Mark Vickers
    The University of Auckland
    Circulating miRNAs in maternal blood as biomarkers for preterm birth
    $1,142,110
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Silas Villas-Boas
    The University of Auckland
    In vivo metabolic pathway analysis of pathogenic bacteria in response to oxygen
    $123,000
    30 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Margaret Vissers
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Ascorbate-mediated Regulation of HIF-1 Mediated Tumour Growth and Angiogenesis
    $812,985
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Feasibility Study
    Professor Margreet Vissers
    The University of Otago, Christchurch
    The efficacy and feasibility of modifying tumour metabolism for therapeutic gain
    $100,000
    12 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Pamela von Hurst
    Massey University, Albany
    Vitamin D Deficiency Risk and Respiratory/Allergy Disease in NZ 1-4 year-olds
    $149,883
    36 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Mr Andrew Waa
    University of Otago, Wellington
    Te ara auahi kore
    $1,189,413
    48 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Ms Cathrine Waetford
    AUT University
    Health measurement and knowledge translation for improved Māori health outcomes
    $417,189
    18 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Dr Natalie Walker
    The University of Auckland
    Cytisine - a promising low cost intervention for smoking cessation
    $1,180,705
    30 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Robert Walker
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Dialysis Outcomes in those aged 65 years and over
    $772,060
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Project
    Dr Natalie Walker
    The University of Auckland
    The combined use of nicotine replacement therapy and e-cigarettes
    $1,199,916
    36 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Associate Professor Natalie Walker
    University of Auckland
    Smoking relapse prevention in COPD patients
    $1,195,250
    36 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Associate Professor Natalie Walker
    University of Auckland
    A head-to-head trial of cytisine and varenicline for smoking cessation
    $1,599,944
    36 months
  • Feasibility Study Grant (2017)
    Honorary Associate Professor Natalie Walker
    University of Auckland
    Feasibility of a smartphone-based support system for hazardous drinkers
    $187,415
    18 months
  • Project
    Dr Logan Walker
    University of Otago, Christchurch
    Genetic modifiers of risk of familial breast and ovarian cancer
    $1,142,728
    36 months
  • Project (2019 funding round)
    Associate Professor Logan Walker
    University of Otago
    Impact of germline copy number variation on endometrial cancer risk
    $1,145,197
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Marie-Louise Ward
    The University of Auckland
    How does myocardial stretch determine the strength of the heartbeat?
    $130,452
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Professor Jim Warren
    The University of Auckland
    Adherence Innovations in Medication use for Health Improvement (AIM-HI)
    $147,617
    12
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Wilma Waterlander
    The University of Auckland
    Nutrition 2.0: Toward a food systems approach for public health nutrition
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Dr Robert Weinkove
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
    A randomised placebo-controlled trial of paracetamol in febrile neutropenia
    $148,512
    12 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Dr Susan Wells
    The University of Auckland
    Cardiovascular risk prediction for New Zealanders - beyond Framingham
    $1,321,281
    36 months