The Hawkes Bay Medical Research Foundation has made grants to the total value of $30,000  for medical research in this year’s funding round.

Each recipient applied to the Foundation and a scientific committee then decided, through a rigorous process, the merits of each application.

Each application was judged on health significance, scientific merit, design and methods, expertise, the track record of the research team and strong local content. Mr Andrew Wares, President of the Foundation said medical research in Hawkes Bay has been given a boost thanks to grants from the Hawkes Bay Medical Research Foundation.

It is expected all the research funded this year will, in time, have direct significance to the health and well being of the Hawke’s Bay community.

The grants are as follows:

Author: Laura