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Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation - Call 1 Stage 2 Minutes

 

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Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT)

Minutes of the RIGHT Call 1 Stage 2 Funding Committee Meeting

The meeting was held on 10th & 11th April 2019 at LGC Ltd, Grange House, 15 Church Street, Twickenham TW1 3NL, UK

In attendance:

Funding Committee Members

Professor Tom Solomon (Chair)

Dr Marie-Paule Kieny  (Deputy Chair)

Professor Pamela Abbott

Dr Mary Amuyunzu-Nyamongo

Professor Ben Anderson

Professor Marcello Barcinski

Dr Warren Boling

Professor Kalipso Chalkidou

Mr David Chandler

Professor Janaka de Silva

Professor Lara Fairall

Professor Elizabeth Grant

Dr Satish Gopal

Professor Hsu Li Yang

Professor Diane McMahon-Pratt

Professor Moffat Nyirenda

Dr David Phipps

Ms Una Rennard

Dr Wendy van de Sande

Professor Jo Wilmshurst

Secretariat

Dr Mike Rogers, NIHR CCF

Dr Debbie Willis, NIHR CCF

Dr Nicola Commander, NIHR CCF

Dr Sultana Choudhry, NIHR CCF

Dr Pauline Essah, NIHR CCF

Dr Jazmin Hernandez, NIHR CCF

Mr Bryan Dar, NIHR CCF

Observers

Mike Batley, DHSC

Alexander Ademokun, DHSC

Laurence Poos, DHSC

Caroline Hough, NIHR GHR

Rhiannon Metcalfe, NIHR GHR

Ms Katalin Torok, NIHR CCF

Dr Adam Kamenetzky, NIHR CCF

Dr Claire Vaughan, NIHR CCF

RIGHT Call 1 Stage 2 applications to be considered

NIHR200144: Prevention of epilepsy from birth-related brain injury

Conflicts: Professor Kalipso Chalkidou and Professor Jo Wilmshurst

Outcome:  Recommended for funding

Professor Kalipso Chalkidou returned.

NIHR200134: Epilepsy Pathway Innovation in Africa (EPInA)

Conflicts: Professor Jo Wilmshurst

Outcome: Recommended for funding

NIHR200137: EN-EPILEPSIES Every Newborn - Epilepsy Prevention In LMIC, Enhancing care, Parent Support & Impairment Evaluation Study

Conflicts: Professor Tom Solomon, Professor Moffat Nyirenda, and Professor Jo Wilmshurst

Outcome: Reject

Professor Moffat Nyirenda returned.

NIHR200146: Epilepsy in Children in East Africa; Aetiology, Features and Co-morbidities

Conflicts: Professor Tom Solomon, Dr Warren Boling, and Professor Jo Wilmshurst

Outcome: Reject

Professor Tom Solomon, Dr Warren Boling, and Professor Jo Wilmshurst returned.

NIHR200125: Improving experiences of severe stigmatising skin diseases in Ghana and Ethiopia

Conflicts: Professor Moffat Nyirenda and Professor Kalipso Chalkidou

Outcome: Recommended for funding

NIHR200129: REDRESS: Reducing the Burden of Severe Stigmatising Skin Diseases through equitable person-centred approaches to health systems strengthening

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Recommended for funding 

NIHR200135: Empowering people with Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: Intervention Programme to improve patient journey and reduce Stigma via community Education (ECLIPSE)

Conflicts: Professor Moffat Nyirendra

Outcome: Recommended for funding 

NIHR200132: Transforming the Treatment and Prevention of Leprosy and Buruli ulcers in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)

Conflicts: Professor Tom Solomon and Professor Kalipso Chalkidou

Outcome:  Recommended for funding 

NIHR200140: Social Sciences for Severe Stigmatising Skin Diseases (the 5-S Foundation)

Conflicts: Dr Wendy van de Sande

Outcome: Recommended for funding 

NIHR200133: Evaluation and Transfer of mobile whole slide tissue scanners and liquid biopsies to deliver fast and precise diagnosis for improved outcomes of children and young adults with EBV-driven lymphoma: a joint Tanzanian and Ugandan Paediatric Oncology Network Initiative

Conflicts: Dr Satish Gopal

Outcome: Recommended for funding

NIHR200138: Enhancing the detection and management of Burkitt lymphoma in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond - the ENABLE project

Conflicts: Professor Tom Solomon, Dr Satish Gopal, and Professor Ben Anderson

Outcome: Reject

NIHR200143: Reducing the burden of Kaposi’s sarcoma and Burkitt lymphoma in sub-Saharan Africa

Conflicts: Professor Moffat Niyrenda and Dr Satish Gopal

Outcome: Reject

NIHR200147: Epstein Barr virus and human Herpes virus 8 associated lymphomas and lymphoproliferative disorders in Africa – to achieve improved diagnosis and management, and better understanding of aetiopathogenesis

Conflicts: Professor Kalipso Chalkidou and Professor Ben Anderson

Outcome: Reject