Applications for Macular Disease Foundation Australia Research Grants Program 2017 have now closed. Applications closed 5pm - 5 June 2017. Grant recipients will be announced on World Sight Day, 12 October 2017.
Macular Disease Foundation Australia funds world-leading research which aims to reduce the incidence and impact of macular degeneration. Since the inception of the Research Grants Program in 2011, the Foundation has committed almost $3 million to 13 leading Australian researchers.
The Foundation’s grants are awarded following rigorous evaluation based on the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines. International peer review ensures successful applicants meet the highest standards.
Foundation funded research grants have published over 40 peer-reviewed articles in leading scientific journals since 2011.
We anticipate continued success given the high quality output our research community is delivering.