YY awarded $30,000 Kick Start Grant

Dr Hui Xin Ong (YY) recipient of 2016 KickStarter GRANT

Dr Hui Xin Ong (YY) recipient of 2016 KickStarter GRANT

Congratulations go to YY (Hui Xin Ong) who was awarded a Sydney Medical School Kick Start Grant this month. 

YY will utilise the funding to establish a project on Innovative inhaled antibiotic treatment strategies for the eradication and prevention of persistent respiratory infections. Specifically, The project will explore different novel anti-biofilm agents for patients suffering from chronic lung infections.

The Kickstart Grants Program is a partnership between the University of Sydney and the Balnaves Foundation for investing in people and pilot projects that are likely to lead to external funding returns for the Sydney Medical School and the University of Sydney in the future (you can learn more about the scheme here)