Chronic disease in high risk populations [ 2008 - 2013 ]

Also known as: Chronic disease in high risk populationsq

Research Grant

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Researchers: Prof Wendy Hoy (Principal investigator)

Brief description Professor Hoy has conducted precedent-setting research into chronic disease, especially in high risk populations, with a focus in Australia on Indigenous health. She is a role model for work amongst Indigenous people, specifically among Aboriginal people, and her work has been very influential, particularly in the training of staff. Professor Hoy’s Australia Fellowship will be used for an expanded multidisciplinary research program targeting the prevention and management of chronic diseases in the Aboriginal population, and focusing on hypertension, kidney disease, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Funding Amount $AUD 4,000,000.00

Funding Scheme NHMRC Research Fellowships

Notes Australia Fellowship

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