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

  • 2013 Funding Round
    Professor Michael Berridge
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington
    Mitochondrial genome replacement
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Explorer Grant
    Professor Gregory Cook
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Designing metabiotics to combat multidrug-resistant pathogens
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Professor Michael Eccles
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Using circular polarised light to evaluate cell differentiation status in vivo
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Patrick Gladding
    Waitemata District Health Board
    A novel nanosensor array for heart failure diagnosis
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant
    Associate Professor Julia Horsfield
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Discovering novel pathways for gout via functional genetics
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Bronwyn Kivell
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Preclinical development of non-addictive pain medications
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Geoffrey Krissansen
    The University of Auckland
    Novel protein replacement therapy to combat incurable genetic disorders
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Phoebe Macrae
    University of Canterbury
    Can we rehabilitate a reflex? A treatment protocol for the cough reflex
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Mr Bruno Marques
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Designing diagnostic and rehabilitation landscapes for the disabled
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Ms Samantha Marsh
    The University of Auckland
    Using principles of the 'slow movement' to prevent obesity from birth
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant
    Dr Justin O'Sullivan
    The University of Auckland
    Squeezing through cracks reprograms cells
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Jeong Park
    Massey University
    Chromatin nanofibre as a therapeutic cancer vaccine
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Explorer Grant
    Dr Anthony Phillips
    The University of Auckland
    Re-thinking the cross talk between bacteria and host cells
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant
    Dr Anthony Phillips
    The University of Auckland
    Cyclic voltammetry of the critically ill: A new window on disease status
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Explorer Grant
    Professor John Reynolds
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Temporal and spatial control of drugs for improved treatment of brain disorders
    $150,000
    18 months
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Trevor Sherwin
    The University of Auckland
    One cell, two phenotypes: capturing pluripotency for tissue repair
    $150,000
    24 months
  • Explorer Grant
    Dr Stefanie Vandevijvere
    The University of Auckland
    Citizen empowerment for creating healthy community environments in New Zealand
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 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
  • Explorer Grant (2016 funding round)
    Dr Richard Whiddett
    Massey University
    Intelligent digital environment for wellbeing and healthcare
    $150,000
    24 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Explorer Grant
    Dr Siouxsie Wiles
    The University of Auckland
    Evolution in action: A novel model for studying pathogen adaptation in vivo
    $150,000
    24 months