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

  • 2012 Funding Round
    Professor Chris Cunningham
    Massey University, Wellington
    Best Health for Māori: Te Hoe Nuku Roa - Housing, Hazards and Health
    $786,852
    36 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Professor Gregory Cook
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Repurposing amiloride derivatives as new agents for drug-resistant tuberculosis
    $1,186,404
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Dr Haxby Abbott
    University of Otago
    Decreasing pain, disability, waiting lists and costs of osteoarthritis
    $646,762
    36 months
  • 2015 Funding Round - Project
    Associate Professor Haxby Abbott
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The impact and management of rising osteoarthritis burden
    $1,197,719
    36 months
  • Projects
    Professor Haxby Abbott
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    The primary care management and impact of osteoarthritis: learning from big data
    $1,199,993
    36 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Dr Istvan Abraham
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    ANGELS as a Potential Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease
    $782,886
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Wickliffe Abraham
    University of Otago
    Mechanisms of secreted amyloid precursor protein regulation of synaptic plasticity
    $1,024,344
    36 months
  • 2013 Funding Round
    Professor Wickliffe Abraham
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Astrocyte-neuron communication in a novel homeostatic form of metaplasticity
    $569,000
    36 months
  • Projects
    Professor Wickliffe Abraham
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Mechanisms of neural network metaplasticity via astrocytes
    $1,175,591
    36 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Dr David Ackerley
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Biodiscovery and biosynthesis of new drug candidates
    $1,195,266
    36 months
  • Projects
    Professor David Ackerley
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Repurposing the anthelmentic niclosamide to combat Gram negative superbugs
    $1,189,475
    36 months
  • 2008 Funding Round
    Ms Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll
    Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd
    Te Tomokanga: a model for facilitating bicultural health policy and programme development
    $350,000
    18 months
  • Projects
    Dr Siautu Alefaio-Tugia
    Massey University, Auckland
    Caring for our Wisdom Bearers: Pacific Matua (Elder) care
    $599,713
    36 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Professor Shanthi Ameratunga
    The University of Auckland
    M-health Delivery for Reducing Alcohol in the Trauma Environment (MoDeRATE) Trial
    $1,185,265
    36 months
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Shanthi Ameratunga
    The University of Auckland
    Determinants of life-threatening injuries among young and middle-aged adults
    $789,352
    36 months
  • 2016 Funding Round - Project
    Professor Shanthi Ameratunga
    University of Auckland
    Towards streetscapes promoting inclusive mobility, health and wellbeing for all
    $1,188,467
    36 months
  • 2011 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Robert Anderson
    The University of Auckland
    Potent Reactive Radicals as Hypoxia-Selective Cytotoxins for Cancer Treatment
    $1,194,225
    36 months
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Robert Anderson
    The University of Auckland
    Prodrug release of kinase inhibitors in cancer therapy
    $719,625
    36 months
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Associate Professor Robert Anderson
    The University of Auckland
    Free radical studies and disease
    $1,405,446
    36 months
  • 2014 Funding Round – Project
    Professor Tim Anderson
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Genetics, brain imaging, and cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease
    $1,178,804
    36 months