Grant success for Bronwyn Griffin

Congratulations to PREDICT Executive Member, Associate Professor Bronwyn Griffin from Griffith University/Queensland Children’s Hospital, who has secured a $1.6 million NHMRC Investigator EL2 grant over 5 years. Her fellowship will focus on transforming burn care for Australian children, regardless of location, the initiative integrates advanced technologies for rapid and effective treatment within the critical 24-hour window post-injury.

Key objectives include:

  • Improved Urgent Care: Tailored urgent burns care model for remote areas.
  • Pain and Distress Alleviation: Evaluating virtual reality’s efficacy in reducing distress during treatment.
  • Access Expansion: Adapting advanced therapies for regional emergency care.

Expected to commence in early 2025, the initiative aims to enhance paediatric burn care nationally, under Associate Professor Griffin’s leadership.