HBP Foundation

The Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research was established following the success of the International Symposium on Hypertension held in Melbourne in 1994. Under the chairmanship of Colin Johnston, the Foundation has generously supported Fellowships, Postdoctoral Awards and provided meeting support. The Foundation continues to support the HBPRCA ASMs and provides travel grants to supporting young investigators to attend the ISH meetings.The Foundation is also developing new seeding grants for young investigators in career transition, for announcement in due course. 

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The Foundation has supported a two-year postdoctoral fellowship for research projects in hypertension or related fields in basic, clinical or public health areas at an Australian institution.

Awardees

  • Dr Brad Broughton (2012-2013)
  • Dr Sophocles Chrissobolis (2012 – 2013)
  • Dr Tamara Paravicini (2010 – 2011)
  • Dr Russell Brown (2009-2010)
  • Dr Barbara Kemp-Harper (2008-2009)
  • Dr Alyson Miller (2007-2008)
  • Dr Dmitry Mayorov (2006-2007)
  • Dr Michelle Kett (2005-2006)
  • Dr Anne Goodchild (2004-2005)
  • Dr Justine Ellis (2003)
  • Dr Kate Denton (2002-2003)
  • Dr Doug McKitrick (2001 – 2003)
  • Dr Rebecca Ritchie (2000)
  • Dr Amanda Thrift (1999-2000)
  • Dr Ross Hannan (1998-1999)
  • Dr Kathleen Curnow (1997-1998)
  • Dr David Kaye (1996-1997)