The Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine provides funding for two research grants of up to $20,000 annually. These grants are available to researchers who have been members of ASUM for at least the two years prior to application.
ASUM continues to invest in ultrasound research to drive quality health outcomes for all. Congratulations goes to A/Prof George Condous and Robyn Boman who, along with their research teams, have been awarded the ASUM Research Grant for 2023. We look forward to learning more as their research develops and outcomes are shared at our conference.
A/Prof George Condous and his research team aim to improve patient outcomes developing tools for ‘Rectal deep endometriosis identification using Ultrasound and Artificial Intelligence’
ASUM Research Grant awarded to Robyn Boman and her research team to determine an ‘Alternative ultrasound imaging technique and an automated image processing algorithm for the early indication of rheumatoid vasculitis‘
Congratulations goes to Arun Sett and Nathan Peters who have been awarded the ASUM Research Grant for 2022.
Arun and the clinical research team endeavour to determine ‘Can point of care ultrasound predict extubation failure in preterm infants? A prospective observational study (EXODUS: EXtubation Of preterm infants: the Diagnostic Utility of ultraSound)’
Nathan Peters and research team research ‘Non-inferiority of low-level versus high-level disinfection for elimination of bacteria on contaminated transcutaneous ultrasound transducers: A randomised controlled trial.’
Nilkant Phad, Koert de Waal, Edward Crendal(left to right)
Congratulations goes to Koert de Waal who has been awarded the ASUM Research grant for 2021. Koert and the clinical research team at the John Hunter Hospital project to determine “How intracardiac blood flow patterns determine the development of the preterm heart.”
2019 Sandhir Prasad, John Atherton and William Parsonage
Serial evaluation of advanced echocardiographic parameters during healthy pregnancy – a prospective observational cohort study
Robert Gibson, Wayland Wang. Paul Simkin, Siggarth Sood, Beng Ghee Lim, Damien Stella and Suong Le
Evaluation of ultrasound shear-wave elastography and attenuation imaging of the liver – a prospective comparison with MRI elastography and proton-density fat fraction
2018 Sonja Brennan, Yogavijayan Kandasamy, David Watson, Donna Rudd and Michal Schneider
The renal parenchyma – Evaluation of a novel ultrasound measurement to assess fetal renal development
George Ntoumenopoulos, Hergen Buscher and Louise Hansell
Ability of diagnostic lung ultrasound to predict duration of ventilation in the critically ill patient
Alison Lee-Tannock and Dr Sailesh Kumar
Characterisation of Fetal, Neonatal and Childhood cardiac function in fetuses at risk of cardiac dysfunction.
Assoc Prof James Rippey, Dr Jason Scop and Dr Ian Gawthrope
The Practice and Impact of subspecialist Emergency Physician sonologists (DDU) in a Tertiary Emergency Department.
Larissa Bligh and Dr Sailesh Kumar
Development of a screening test for intrapartum fetal compromise using the fetal cerebroplacental ratio (CPR) and maternal PIGF levels.
Name: Larissa Bligh Research project title: Antenatal screening for intrapartum fetal compromise in low risk women. Awarded in 2015 for: $20,000 Read more
Dr Nilkant Phad and Dr Koert de Waal
Comparison of common methods of left ventricular volume quantification in preterm infants.
Dr Stefan Kane and Professor Shaun Brennecke
Maternal ophthalmic artery Doppler waveform analysis in the assessment and management of pre-eclampsia
Dr Stefan Kane MBBS BA BMedSc FRANZCOG DDU
A consultant obstetrician undertaking subspecialist training in maternal fetal medicine at the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne. Read more
Associate Professor Donna Taylor, Dr James Seow and Dr Deepthi Nanayakkara
Ultrasound visible breast biopsy markers: Can these be used for preoperative ultrasound guided lesion localisation?
Assoc Prof Konstantin Yastrebov, Prof Anthony McLean and Prof John Myburgh
CHAISE study: Comparative Haemodynamic Assessment: InvaSive and Echocardiographic techniques.
Name: Konstantin Yastrebov Research project title: Comparative Haemodynamic Assessment: InvaSive and Echocardiographic techniques (CHAISE) Awarded in 2013 for: $20,000 Read more
Dr Fabricio da Silva Costa and Dr Padma Murthi
First and second trimester prediction of pre-eclampsia.
Jenni Sanderson and Prof Alec Welsh
Application of Spatio-temporal Imaging Correlation (STIC) to the placenta and fetal kidney to evaluate perfusion using novel volumetric pulsatility indices.
Dr Timothy Schindler and Prof Alec Welsh
Fractional Moving Blood Volume (FMBV) using Doppler images as a measure of cerebral perfusion in the neonate.
Kate Russo, Prof Jon Hyett, Dr Peter Muller and Dr Rosalie Grivell
Ultrasound assessment of maternal cardiac function as a predictive tool for pre-eclampsia.
Prof Alec Welsh
Fetal cardiovascular evaluation after maternal betamethasonevs dexamethasone administration.
Dr Mate Rudas
Echocardiographic evaluation of the haemodynamic effects of PEEP adjustment in patients with acute lung injury in the ICU.