Grants

GRANT SUPPORT

Current Grants

2015-20: Dr Hamish G. MacDougall. Rapid Translation of Advanced Vestibular Testing and Treatment. The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation Senior/Principal Research Fellowship. A$1,000,000.

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2017-19: Ian Curthoys, G. Michael Halmagyi, Payal Mukherjee, Leigh McGarvie, Hamish MacDougall. Measuring Vestibular Sensitivity. The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation. Conjoint Grant $362,435.

2014-17: Strabismus measurements using automated 3D video oculography. Albert Bruppacher Foundation and OPOS Foundation. CoPI $210,000.

 

 

Past Grants

 

2016: VR-embedded Binocular Eye Tracker Proof of Concept with CODES. DSTG CoPI

2016: Psychology VR ‘Holodeck’. The University of Sydney, School of Psychology RIBG Top-Slice

2014-16: Understanding and predicting freezing of gait in Parkinson’s Disease. NHMRC CoPI

2014 Test of Balance using VR. The University of Sydney, School of Psychology RIBG

2014: Wearable Technology Evaluation Library. The University of Sydney, School of Psychology RIBG Top-Slice

2013-16: Comprehensive clinical tests of vestibular function to track vestibular compensation and Meniere’s Disease. NHMRC CoPI

2013: Maker Lab: 3D printers, CNC milling, Laser Cutter, Vinyl Cutter, Reflow Oven. The University of Sydney, School of Psychology RIBG Top-Slice

2012-15: Tracking the course of acute human vestibular compensation. The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation CoPI

2012-15: Effect of Motion on Human Performance. Defense Science and Technology Organization (DSTO)

2009-15: Assessment of operator proficiency following long-duration spaceflight. NASA CoPI

2011: Effect of Motion on Human Performance. Defense Science and Technology Organization (DSTO)

2009-12: Incomplete Vestibular Compensation: Real-world Characterization, Prediction and Intervention. The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation PI

2008-12: Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation (GVS) as an Analogue of Post-Flight Sensorimotor Dysfunction. NASA Co-PI

2010: Correlating extended home ambulatory monitoring of freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease with performance on a virtual gait paradigm. Brain Foundation Annual Research Awards

2008-11: Acquisition as a Mediator of Cognitive Skills Development. ARC CoPI

2008-09: Galvanic Vestibular Spatial Disorientation Training for Pilots. Qantas Research Proposal, Research Agreement.

2008: STISIM drive simulator software and PC upgrade. The University of Sydney, School of Psychology RIBG Top-Slice

2008: Investigating Freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s Disease. Australian Brain Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease Award CoPI

2006-10: Validation of centrifugation as a countermeasure for otolith deconditioning during spaceflight (SPIN) and validation of a specific drug against g-level transition induced spatial disorientation and orthostatic intolerance (SPIN-D). Life Sciences Research, ESA CoPI

2004-09: Pilot study of artificial gravity as a multi-system countermeasure to bed rest deconditioning. NASA MSSM CoPI

2004-08: Head-eye coordination during simulated Orbiter landing. NASA CoPI

2006-08: Functional Assessment of Head-eye Coordination during Driving. ARC APD

2005-09: Effect of microgravity on natural head movements. NASA ISS flight experiment selected 11/24/2004 CoPI

2005-07 Galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) augmented training for exploration class missions. NASA/National Space Biomedical Research Institute CoPI

2005: 41st Parabolic Flight Campaign: Head-eye coordination during G-level transitions. ESA CoPI.

2005: 39th Parabolic Flight Campaign: Head-eye coordination during G-level transitions. ESA CoPI.

2003-04: Promethazine effects on adaptation to cross coupled vestibular stimulation. NSBRI Post Doctoral Fellow.

2003-04: Support to the Neurovestibular Team of the NSBRI for countermeasure research in artificial gravity. Post Doctoral Fellow

2003-04: Validation of centrifugation as a countermeasure for in-flight otolith deconditioning. NASA Post Doctoral Fellow

2000-03: Clinical application of galvanic vestibular stimulation and eye movement response analysis using video image processing. The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation. Doctoral Scholarship

1994-2000: Adaptation to Linear Acceleration in Space: Spatial Orientation of the VOR. NASA Neurolab Project on Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-90). Post Graduate Scholarship

 

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