We are pleased to announce our latest set of successful project grant award winners. Congratulations to the following academic and clinical researchers:


Principal Investigator Institution Project Title Grant awarded
Prof Rachel Waddington Cardiff University  Identifying a utility for dentally derived extracellular vesicles to restore impaired bone healing associated with age-related systemic conditions £127,451
Prof Carol Jagger  University of Newcastle Making the extra years count: the contribution of disease, multi-morbidity and socio-economic differentials to trends in disability-free life expectancy £135,098.69
Dr Gerry McKenna Queen’s University Belfast DEvelopment of a Core outcome set for orAl health services research involving DEpendent older adults (DECADE) £35,715
Prof Phyo Myint University of Aberdeen An evidence synthesis suite to inform a future randomised trial of reducing anticholinergic related harm in older adults £99,165
Dr Reecha Sofat University College London Investigating the causal role of lipid pathways in age-related macular degeneration £268,847.92
Dr Lucy Dipper City University STARs – STorytelling for older Adults in Residential settings £90,996
Dr Steven Clapcote  University of Leeds  Effects of specific inhibition of PDE4B on age-related cognitive decline £254,873.88


We will be reporting back on the progress and impact of these projects in due course. In the meantime you can browse examples of current and past research grants here.