Funding

Funding

RECENT FUNDING

Action Medical Research Grant (2019 – 2021)
D. J. Davidson, D. Bogaert, J. Schwarze, C. McDougall, J. Boardman, S. Cunningham – Value  £195,625
“The antiviral potential of cathelicidin against respiratory syncytial virus infections in infants.”

Chief Scientist Office Translational Clinical Studies Grant (2019 – 2021)
D. J. Davidson, D. Bogaert, J. Schwarze, C. McDougall, J. Boardman, S. Cunningham – Value  £299,558
“Nasal Cathelicidin Expression in Protection Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus.”

British Society for Immunology Communicating Immunology Grant (2018)
D. Bogaert, M. Perry & D. J. Davidson – Value  £1,000
“World Pneumonia day; teaching the public about infections and antibiotics through music”

British Skin Foundation Grant (2018 – 2021)
D. J. Davidson, B. J. McHugh, D. J. Carke, R. Weller – Value  £85,000
“Human beta-defensin in Atopic Dermatitis: dissecting the mechanism of a novel, targetable, protection against barrier damage.”

Beltane Public Engagement Fellowship (2018)
D. J. Davidson
“Public Engagement and Infectious Disease”

Innovation Initiative Grant (2018)
Manataki, A., D. J. Davidson, Alexandru, C.-A., Bach, B., Wolters, M., Nnabuko, U., Spiliopoulou, A., Baillie, K., Ochs, A., Wang, M., Papapanagiotou, P. – Value £2,807
“Strengthening cross-disciplinary health informatics research”

MRC Public Engagement Festival of Medical Research Award (2018)
D. J. Davidson Value – £ 1000
“CIR Festival of Medical Research 2018”

The Boris Family Foundation Research Grant (2017 – 2020)
M. E. Bowdish, D. J. Davidson, M. Loeb, M. Surette – Value  CAN$ 330,000
“Mining the microbiota for novel immunomodulators”

OPTIMA (MRC / EPSRC) PhD studentship (2017 – 2020)
K. Faulds, D. J. Davidson, D. Graham – Value £ 97,042
“The assessment of host-defence peptide functionalised nanoparticles as microbicidal and immunomodulatory agents using Raman imaging”

Institute for Academic Development – Action Fund Grant (2017 – 2018)
H. Szoor-McElhinney, D. J. Davidson – Value £ 995
“Scientific Interdisciplinary Community – Academic Research Links Initiative Network”

MRC Public Engagement Seed Funding Award (2017 – 2018)
D. J. Davidson Value – £ 3,440
“Supercytes – Inflammation and Immunology Schools Resource”

British Society for Immunology Communicating Immunology Grant (2017 – 2018)
I. Mair, D. Taggart, J. Dorin, D. J. Davidson – Value £ 995
“Denny & the T-team fight Cancer”

MRC Public Engagement Festival of Medical Research Award (2017)
D. J. Davidson Value – £ 3,700
“CIR Festival of Medical Research 2017”

MRC Public Engagement Festival of Medical Research Award (2016)
D. J. Davidson Value – £ 1,000
“CIR Festival of Medical Research 2016”

MRC Public Engagement Seed Funding Award (2016 – 2017)
S. Patrick, D. J. Davidson, A. Astier, S. Walmsley, R. Morton, I. Heersche, K. Witherspoon, N. Stock. Value – £ 2,900
“Science Insights 2016 expansion pilot: roll-out of a successful work experience programme across additional MRC Centres at the University of Edinburgh”

MRC Project Grant (2014 – 2017)
J. Schwarze, R. Maizels, D. J. Davidson Value – £ 626,342
“Mechanisms of helminth induced antiviral immunity to RSV infection”

MRC Senior Non-clinical Fellowship (2011- 2017)
D. J. Davidson Value – £ 2,368,204
“Cathelicidins as immunomodulators of host defence against infectious diseases”

Telethon-New Children’s Hospital Research Fund (2014 – 2016)
T. Strunk, A. J. Currie, D. J. Davidson, O. Levy, D. Burgner, K. Simmer
“Antimicrobial proteins and peptides to prevent late-onset sepsis in preterm infants”
Value – AUS$248,730.51

Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund 2 (2015)
D. J. Davidson
“Interactive Multimedia Public engagement projects for INFLAMMATION Research”
Value – £9,775

Walter Murdoch Distinguished Collaborator award (2011 – 2015)
D. J. Davidson, A. J. Currie
Value – AUS$30,000

Edinburgh Dermatology Research Fund (2014)
B. McHugh & D. J. Davidson Value – £3,914
“Novel antiproteases in atopic dermatitis”

Chief Scientist Office Clinical Training fellowship (2013)
P. Mandal, A. Rossi, D. J. Davidson & A. Hill Value – £ 214,029
“Deficiency in Lipoxin (LXA4) contributes to persistent neutrophilic airways inflammation in non cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis”

Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellowship (2006 – 2010)
D. J. Davidson Value – £ 581,392
“The role of the human cathelicidin LL-37 as an immunomodulator in infectious lung disease”