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Current Grants

RCF & Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity

Information about recently-awarded and ongoing grants for Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity (BWHC, formerly Above and Beyond). Details of grants will be published here as they become live. Please click on the links below to view grant details.

Small Pump Priming Grants <£25k

BWHC Legacies

Small Pump Priming Grants

Chief Investigator

Funding stream

Title and link to grant details

Dates

Total Awarded

Bartoli-Leonard, Dr Francesca

BWHC Spring 2023

Prognostic markers of adverse outcomes following cardiac surgery in patients with congenital heart disease

Oct 2023 - Sep 2024

£8,916.00

Eastwood, Dr Kelly-Ann

RCF 2022-23

Developing a pre-conception intervention for women with severe and complex maternal obesity.

May 2023 - Aug 2024

£5,945.70

Dorri, Dr Mojtaba

RCF 2022-23

Putting tooth-roots back in the socket

Jan 2023 -Mar 2024

£9,998.10

Skerritt, Clare

BWHC 2022-23

Maternal metabolic risk factors and prognosticators for offspring affected by congenital heart disease

Dec 2022 - Jan 2024

£9,115.39

Kellett-Wright, Dr Johanna

RCF Autumn 2021

Proof of principle study: Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis using a highly sensitive nucleic acid amplification based test on stool samples obtained by rectal swabbing

Aug 2022 - Apr 2024

£24,912.63

Cutland, Dr Michelle

BWHC Autumn 2021

Follow up testing for sexually transmitted infection (STI) in children and young people (CYP) following sexual abuse or assault: Is it time for a new model

Mar 2022 -Mar 2024

£16,825.78

El-Medany, Dr Ahmed

BWHC Spring 2021

Assessment of chemoreflex control of respiratory and cardiovascular systems in Post-COVID-19 syndrome

Nov 2021 - Dec 2023

£10,640.00

Hazel Blythe

BWHC Spring 2019

Novel mechanisms of autonomic dysfunction in heart failure - effects of iron status on skeletal muscle function and sympathetic nerve activity

Nov 2019 - Dec 2023

£24,252.19

£24,252.19Dr Alan Abraham

BWHC Spring 2019

Multimodal analysis of choroidal immune cells during ocular inflammatory disease

Aug 2019 - Jul 2024

£9,961.50

 

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Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity (formerly Above and Beyond) Legacies

Chief Investigator

Funding stream

Title and link to grant details

Dates

Total Awarded

Dr Jason Mansell

Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity Orthopaedics Legacy 2023

Phosphomycin-functionalised titanium - a novel strategy for minimising orthopaedic implant infections

Dec 2023-Nov 2024

£6,285.00

Siang Boon Koh

Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity Breast Cancer Legacies 2021-22

Predictive biomarkers of drug resistance and sensitivity in triple-negative breast cancer

Aug 2022- Jul 2025

£49,698.86

Maria Pufulete & Ben Gibbison

A&B Neurosciences and Mental Health Legacies 2021-22

Development of a complex intervention to prevent postoperative delirium after cardiac surgery

Jun 2022 - Feb 2024

£24,575.05

Dr Cathy Williams

Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity Ophthalmology Legacies Spring 2019

Can neuroprotective strategies reduced cerebral visual impairment (CVI)? - a pilot study into genetic susceptibility to CVI

Mar 2021-Dec 2024

£64,764.00

Dr Ann Williams

A&B Bowel Cancer Legacy 2020-21

Investigating the use of 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) for chemoprophylaxis in individuals at increased risk of developing colorectal cancer

Oct 2020-Mar 2024

£24,189.50

Professor Paul Moran

A&B  Neurosciences and Mental Health Legacies 2019-20

Suicide prevention for Emergency Department attenders presenting with self-harm and a history of substance misuse

Mar 2020-Sep 2023

£141,945.57

Miss Shelley Potter

A&B Breast Cancer Legacies 2019-20

The ANTHEM study: THErapeutic mammaplasty procedure a safe and effective surgical alternative to Mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer

Feb 2020-Jan 2024

£128,925.03

Dr Rebecca Richmond

A&B Breast Cancer Legacies 2019-20

Assessing the role of sleep in reducing risk and improving outcomes for breast cancer

Jan 2020-Feb 2025

£90,332.00

Dr Elizabeth Coulthard

A&B Neurosciences and Mental Health Legacies 2019-20

Optimising sleep to slow dementia progression and improve quality of life

Jan 2020-Dec 2023

£140,956.00

 

 

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