NHMRC Development Grant awarded to Associate Professor Laura Downie for dry eye innovation

Congratulations to Associate Professor Downie on her 2020 NHMRC Development Grant.

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The NHMRC has awarded a three-year grant of over $750 000 to A/Prof Downie and her team of associates, RMIT Professor Leslie Yeo, UoM Associate Dean of Innovation and Enterprise Professor Darren Kelly and UoM Director of Research and Enterprise Development Doctor Heather St John, to fund the ADMiER project.

The team are also receiving continuing business development and commercialisation support from Doctor Ruth Park-Jones. ADMiER is an innovative device that seeks to transform the clinical diagnosis of dry eye by providing an accurate, time-efficient and non-invasive point of care test.