Grants awarded

  • BBSRC Discipline Hopper Award
    'Designing a new medical device for dysphagia'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy
    £32,000
    2008-2009
    National Institute for Health Research
  • National Insitute for Heath Research (Programme Grant for Applied Research)
    'Evaluating and implementing better patient-orientated management of chronic gastrointestinal disorders in primary care'.
    Awarded to Prof D G Thompson
    £1.6M
    2008-2012
  • National Institute for Health Research (Research for Patient Benefit Programme - RfPB)
    'A randomised controlled trial of pharyngeal electrical stimulation in the treatment of dysphagia after brain injury'
    Awarded to Dr S Hamdy (with Dr P Tyrrell, Dr M Power, Mr A Vail)
    £249,703
    2008-2010
  • Northwest Stroke Research Network Sustainability and Flexibility Award
    Supporting dysphagia research in stroke (Research Nurse salary)
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy
    £15,000
    2009
  • NIHR Senior Investigators Award
    Awarded to Professor D G Thompson
    £60,000
    2009-2013
  • Proof of Principle UMIP (University of Manchester Intellectual Property) Ltd
    'A feasibility study of a nogel oral hygiene device for dysphagia'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy
    £80,000
    2009-2010
  • NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Scheme
    'A randomised controlled trial of pharyngeal electrical stimulation in the treatment of dysphagia after brain injury'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy and Dr P Tyrrell
    £249,793
    2009-2011
  • Wellcome Trust CRF small grants scheme
    'Defining the mechanisms of faecal incontinence using magnetic resonance imaging in conjunction with novel neurophysiological tools'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy and Dr M L Harris
    £10,779
    2009-2010
  • Wellcome Trust
    'Characterising the application of non-invasive brain stimulation in the neurorehabilitation of dysphagia after stroke' 
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy and Professor J C Rothwell 
    £281,286 
    2010–2013

  • The Wellcome Trust
    'Before "Translational Medicine" : Bench-Clinical Relations since 1950'
    Awarded to Professor M R Worboys, Dr C Timmerman, Professor J V Pickstone, Professor D G Thompson 
    £887,085
    2010-2015

  • NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme 
    'Self hypnosis for intrapartum pain management (SHIP) trial' 
    Awarded to Professor P Whorwell (with Blackburn Royal Hospital Trust) 
    £245,222 
    2010-2012

  • NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme
    'Streamlining hypnotherapy for IBS'
    Awarded to Professor P Whorwell
    £204,682
  • NRI PhD Studentship
    2009 Strategic studentship award
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy, Dr N Pendleton, Professor W Ollier, Professor J Rothwell
    £60,000
    2010-2014
  • BII PhD CASE Studentship
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy, Professor S Williams, Professor W Ollier
    £62,000
    2010-2014
  • Parkinson's Disease Society Innovation Grant
    'Characterising the neurophysiological basis for swallowing dysfunction in patients with Parkinson's disease: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy
    £16,000
    2010
  • Danone Research 
    'Further studies on bloating and IBS'
    Awarded to Professor P Whorwell 
    £750,000 
    2010-2012
  • Wellcome Trust Project Grant
    'Characterising the application of non-invasive brain stimulation in the neurorehabilitation of dysphagia after stroke'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy, Professor J Rothwell
    £284,000
    2010-2013
  • Medical Research Council 
    'Efficacy and mode of action of mesalazine in the treatment of diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D)' 
    Awarded to Professor P Whorwell (with Nottingham) 
    £723,053 
    2011-2014

  • The French Embassy 
    'The role of the vagus nerve in neuroinflammation after ischaemic brain injury' 
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy and Dr S Allan 
    55,000 Euros 
    2011-2015

  • Raynaud's & Scleroderma Association
    'A prospective assessment of gastrointestinal disease and nutritional status in patients with systemic sclerosis' 
    Awarded to Dr S Lal, Dr A L Herrick and Professor J McLaughlin 
    £180,171 
    2011-2014
  • Wellcome Trust Translational Award
    'Design and implementation of ESP2 for chronic dysphagia after stroke'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy with Phagenesis Ltd
    £990,000
    2011-2014
  • NRI Grant Scheme
    'Exploring mechanisms of dysphagia in Parkinson's disease'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy
    £10,600
    2012
  • NIHR Research for Patient Benefit
    'Non-invasive brain stimulation for dysphagia stroke'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy, Professor P Tyrrell, Dr E Michou
    £262,000
    2013-2016
  • Parkinson's UK
    'Exploring novel neurostimulation based therapies for swallowing impairments in Parkinson's'
    Awarded to Professor S Hamdy
    £185,442
    2014-2016
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