Grants

Research Grants Received

NHMRC Grants

  1. NHMRC ID635231, Huang, XF and C Deng,: Schizophrenia: Prevention and treatment of atyipical antipsychotic drug-induced obesity, 2010 – 2012, $399,250
  2. NHMRC ID573426: Huang, XF and K. Newell, The effects of phencyclidine on the NMDA receptor/neuregulin1 signalling complex: implications for schizophrenia, 2009-2011, $417,000
  3. NHMRC ID:573441, Yinghua Yu (Postdoc) and XF Huang (Supervisor) for NHMRC training fellowship, Evaluation of functional protein molecules in treating obesity, 2009-2012, $334,171
  4. NHMRC ID:493301, Karl, T, J Arnold, XF Huang, I McGregor, The role of cannabis in an Nrg1 animal model of genetic vulnerability to schizophrenia. 2008-2010; CTN receives $170,000 for 0.5 RA + $20,000 per year for 3 years (Total funding is $449,800).
  5. NHMRC, ID Huang, XF, NHMRC Target identification of chemical coded neural networks for treating obesity 2005-2007 $254,250
  6. NHMRC ID Huang, XF, Obesity induced by high-energy diet: Central influences in prevention, 2002-2005 $220,000
  7. NHMRC, ID:514631, Tapsell, Huang, Batterham, PUFA as a protective agent in the dietary management of obesity 2005-2007, $377,375

ARC-Linkage

  1. ARC-Linkage Project ID: 0561586, Huang, Tapsell, Batterham, Functional properties of a whole grain in weight management 2006 $225,444

Others

  1. Huang, XF, Deng, C., Newell, K.A. Frank, E, Fernandez, F, Chen, J., du Bois T, Yu, YH, Han, M, 2010- 2012, Centre for Translational Neuroscience Initiative, URC, $165,000
  2. Huang, XF et al. Equipment for Molecular Pathology Laboratory, 2009, $10,000
  3. Huang, XF and A Katsifits IHMRI, UOW and ANSTO, ‘Obesity associated cancer research’, 2010-2012, $360,668
  4. Huang, XF and P Craig, URC Research Partnership Scheme, Development of a functional food combination to achieve synergistic satiety effects for the prevention of obesity, 2009, $40,000
  5. Huang, X.F., Deng, C., Newell, K.A. Chen, J., Fernandez, F., Groeller, H., Mitchell, T, Blanksby, S., Aquilina, A., Meyer, B., Mazzochi-Jones, D. Molecular Pathology Infrastructure. University of Wollongong Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG), $65,750.
  6. Huang XF and C Deng: The role of histamine, NYP and melanocortin systems in the development and prevention of olanzapine-induced obesity; URC near miss grant 2009, $15,000
  7. Huang, XF, Neuropathology of Schizophrenia; Schizophrenia Research Institute Funding 2008- 2010 ($140,000 x 3yrs).
  8. Huang XF and A Katsifits, AINSE, Peripheral Benzodiazapine as an Early Marker for Obesity and Inflammation: Implications for Development of Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Cancer, 2009, $14,000
  9. Chen, J. Obesity associated colon cancer, IHMRI seeding grant, 2009, $10,000
  10. Fernandez, Kelly, P. Investigation of gene involved in addiction, 2010, $19,000
  11. Fernandez, F. Investigation of the role of ubiquitin protein in schizophrenia, IHMRI seeding grant, 2010, $10,000.
  12. Frank E. Schizophrenia perturbs inflammation – challenging an animal model for schizophrenia. University of Wollongong Research Committee Small Grant, 2010, $13,900
  13. Frank E. Evaluation of mGlu2/3 as a novel drug target in a genetic animal model for schizophrenia. University of Wollongong Research Committee Small Grant, 2009, $13,400
  14. Huang X-F, Frank E, Deng C, Fernandez F, du Bois TM. Establishment of LUMINEX x MAP technology to advance our research in schizophrenia and allied disorders. 2009 pending. Rebecca Cooper Foundation.
  15. Frank E. Monitoring neurotransmission in vivo – a microdialysis approach in a genetic animal model of schizophrenia. Clive & Vera Ramaciotti Foundations Establishment Grant, 2009, $30,000
  16. Huang XF, NHMRC equipment grant 2008: Dedicated radioactive laboratory equipment: $5,480
  17. Newell K.A. and Huang X.F. Neuregulin 1 and ErbB4 mRNA and protein expression in schizophrenia. University of Wollongong Research Committee Small Grant, 2008 $12,400.
  18. Newell, K.A. An investigation of neuregulin 1 expression following perinatal NMDA hypofunction. University of Wollongong Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Committee Small Grant, 2008 $5000
  19. Newell, K.A. Are CB1 receptors more sensitive at adolescence than adulthood in Sprague-Dawley rats: implications for vulnerability to the effects of cannabis use. University of Wollongong Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Committee Early Career Researcher Grant, 2008 $3000
  20. Newell, K.A. Schizophrenia Research Institute Early Career Researcher of the Year, 2008, $7000
  21. Frank E. The glutamate receptor subtypes mGlu2/3 - novel antipsychotic targets with implications on the vulnerability to schizophrenia? University of Wollongong Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Committee Early Career Researcher Grant, 2008, $3,000
  22. Frank E, XF Huang, K Newell, C Deng The influence of a Nrg1 knockout on mGlu2/3 receptor binding in the developing mouse brain – implications of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research Institute New Initiatives Funding, 2008, $5,200
  23. Newell K.A. and Huang X.F. The role of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 and cannabinoid CB1 receptors in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research Institute New Initiatives Funding, 2008 $5000
  24. Huang, XF AstraZeneca Project Cause or consequence genes of obesity2006 $100,000
  25. Huang, URC New initiative of research strength, 2007, $40,000
  26. Newell, K.A. Cognitive behavioural changes induced by a double hit during brain development: Implications for schizophrenia. University of Wollongong Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Committee Early Career Researcher Grant, 2007, $2285.
  27. Huang, Tan NISAD Project Neuropathology of Schizophrenia, 2005, $330,000
  28. Deng, Huang et al. AINSE Project PCP induced apoptosis in a rat model, 2005, $21,000
  29. Astheimer, Huang XF, RIBG Beta and Gamma Radiation Counters, 2005, $45,000
  30. Huang, Deng, Zavitsanou NISAD/UOW Beta-imager analysis of drug binding efficacy for treating schizophrenia, 2005, $20,000
  31. 0. Huang, Deng, Zavitsanou NHMRC Equip. ProgRes C10 digital microscope camera system 2004 $5,000
  32. 1. Huang, XF iiMH/UOW Assist in grant preparation, 2004, $2,000
  33. 2. Huang, XF NISAD Equip. Beta-imager, 2004, $200,000