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
  • 2007 Funding Round
    Dr Haxby Abbott
    University of Otago
    Economic analysis of physiotherapy care to reduce costs of osteoarthritis
    $134,565
    12 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
  • 2010 Funding Round
    Professor Cliff Abraham
    University of Otago
    Cognitive decline during aging and Alzheimer's: Biomarkers & therapeutic targets
    $4,479,233
    60 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
  • 2016 Funding Round - Programme
    Professor Wickliffe Abraham
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    Harnessing brain mechanisms to tackle Alzheimer’s disease
    $4,933,051
    60 months
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr David Ackerley
    Victoria Link Limited
    The role of quinone oxidoreuctases in virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    $131,000
    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
  • 2009 Funding Round
    Dr Monica Acosta
    The University of Auckland
    Studying eye diseases of Māori, Pacific and the elderly using animal models
    $150,000
    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
  • 2006 Funding Round
    Dr Philip Ainslie
    University of Otago
    Effects of physical activity on blood flow to the brain in young and old humans
    $150,000
    36 months
  • Emerging researcher first grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Benjamin Albert
    University of Auckland
    Omega-3 fats during obese pregnancy, for metabolic protection of the offspring
    $249,926
    36 months
  • Explorer Grant (2017 funding round)
    Dr Azam Ali
    University of Otago, Dunedin
    'No drill, no fill' - a novel substitute to regrow teeth
    $150,000
    24 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
  • 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
  • 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