20 September 2019Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners (BDHP) has announced the six Queensland research projects that will share $4.1 million provided by the Medical Research Future Fund. BDHP Acting General Manager Dr Susan Hawes explained the funding was part of $33 million the Australian Government was investing as part of its Medical Research Future Fund’s Rapid Applied Research Translation initiative (RART). “RART is targeted at collaborative research that looks at health care processes, practices and interventions for better health outcomes. “After a rigorous application process, BDHP has secured funding to support six research translation projects across our partnership. “These projects will deliver health system improvements, better patient outcomes and cost efficiencies for the Queensland health system. “The projects address specific knowledge gaps in health and demonstrate clinical significance, that is that the treatments will have a real and genuine impact on patients’ lives. “Each project has the potential for scalability and improved workforce capacity. Each project also requires strong multidisciplinary collaboration and meaningful consumer and community involvement. “We congratulate all of the successful research project teams,” Dr Hawes said. The research projects that will receive funding are:
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