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NIHR project and programme grants

Current Grants

Here is a list of our current NIHR-funded research grants.  Please click on the links in the table below to view the grant summary, or view completed grants.

Grant reference

Chief Investigator

Funder

Title and link to grant details

Dates and original duration ("+" indicates extension)

Total Awarded

16/140/07

Pufulete, Dr Maria

NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) for reducing postoperative pulmonary complications (PPC): a sham-controlled randomised controlled trial (RCT) (INSPIRE)

01/10/2018-31/03/2022

(42 months)

£1,872,723.07

PB-PG-1216-20014

Dures, Dr Emma

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB)

Fatigue - Reducing its Effects through individualised support Episodes in Inflammatory Arthritis (FREE-IA): A Feasibility Study for a Randomised Controlled Trial

01/06/2018-31/05/2020

(24 months)

£248,079.00

ICA-CDRF-2017-03-079

Humphrey, Pauline

NIHR HEE/ NIHR ICA Programme Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship

Development of an intervention to reduce distress during and after brachytherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer

01/05/2018-30/04/2022

(48 months)

£322,731.00

16/94/02

Tume, Lyvonne

NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

A Feasibility Study of No Routine Gastric Residual Volume measurement in mechanically ventilated Infants and Children: the GASTRIC Study

01/04/2018-30/09/2019

(18 months)

£343,123.82

PB-PG-0416-20013

Audrey, Suzanne

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB)

The practicality, acceptability and impact of self-consent procedures for the schools-based HPV vaccination programme

01/09/2017-31/08/2019

(24 months)

£167,298.00

15/101/16

Rogers, Dr Chris

NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Effectiveness and safety of gabapentin versus placebo as an adjunct to multimodal pain regimens in surgical patients: A placebo controlled, double blind randomised controlled trial (The GAP Trial)

01/06/2017-31/05/2021

(48 months)

£1,139,565.13

PB-PG-0815-20016

Bradbury, Dr Charlotte

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB)

A multicentre randomised trial of first line treatment pathways for newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenia: Standard steroid treatment versus combined steroid and mycophenolate (FLIGHT Study)

01/05/2017-30/04/2020

(36 months)

£349,486.00

IS-BRC-1215-20011

Iredale, Professor John

NIHR NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Competition

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Bristol

01/04/2017-31/03/2022

(60 months)

£20,892,445.00

II-LB-0315-20006

Hamilton-Shield, Julian

NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i)

Evaluation and validation of a breath ammonia measurement technology for the improved management of patients with urea cycle defects (BreathDX) (Amber)

14/11/2016-13/11/2018

(24 months)

+ 6 months

£713,623.00

DRF-2015-08-040

Von Vopelius Feldt, Johannes

NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship

Pre-hospital critical care for out of hospital cardiac arrest. Does it work, how does it work and how much does it cost?

01/01/2016-31/12/2018

(36 months)

+ 3 months

£217,279.00

14/140/78

Barham, Mr Paul

NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

ROMIO (Randomized Oesophagectomy: Minimally Invasive or Open): Definitive Trial (BIG ROMIO)

01/12/2015-31/05/2021

(66 months)

£2,119,632.00

PB-PG-0214-33065

Potter, Miss Shelley

NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB)

The iBRA (implant Breast Reconstruction evAluation) study - A prospective multicentre cohort study to inform the feasibility and conduct a pragmatic randomised clinical trial comparing new techniques of implant-based breast reconstruction

01/06/2015-31/05/2018

(36 months)

+ 6 months

£243,418.00

12/205/56

Steward, Dr Colin

NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME)

Treatment of Barth Syndrome by CARDIOlipin MANipulation (CARDIOMAN): A randomised placebo controlled pilot trial conducted by the nationally commissioned Barth Syndrome Service

01/04/2015-31/07/2017

(28 months)

+ 18 months

£528,070.00

CLAHRC-2013-10046

Donovan, Professor Jenny

NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC)

CLAHRC West

01/01/2014-31/12/2018

(60 months)

£8,970,955.00

11/112/01

Hewlett, Professor Sarah

NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Reducing Arthritis Fatigue - clinical Teams using cognitive behavioural approaches (RAFT)

01/11/2013-30/04/2018

(54 months)

+ 8 months

£1,315,470.00

RP-PG-0611-20013

Sparrow, John

NIHR Programme Grant for Applied Research (PGfAR)

Cataract Surgery: Measuring and predicting patient level vision related health benefits and harms

01/10/2013-31/08/2018

(59 months)

+ 8 months

£1,985,607.00

09/51/01

Ramanan, Professor Athimalaipet

NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

A Randomised Controlled Trial of the Clinical Effectiveness, SafetY and Cost Effectiveness of Adalimumab in Combination with MethOtRExate for the Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Associated Uveitis (SYCAMORE)

01/04/2011-30/06/2017

(75 months)

+ 3 months

£1,472,523.00

 07/51/01

Langton-Hewer, Dr Simon

NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

TORPEDO-CF: Trial of Optimal Therapy for Pseudomonas Eradication in Cystic Fibrosis

01/05/2009-30/04/2014

(60 months)

+ 57 months

£1,300,516.23