Barbara Cameron Fellowship
Please note that the Barbara Cameron fellowship is a past fellowship and is no longer being awarded.
History of the Barbara Cameron Award
Barbara Cameron, who endured rheumatoid arthritis for an extended period, expressed her desire to contribute to research on the disease. In her honour, her sister generously donated $200,000 specifically designated for rheumatoid arthritis research.
To read the original letter of donation from Barbara Cameron’s sister Jean Hale, click here.
Information about the Barbara Cameron Award
Applicants were required to be Fellows or Advanced Trainees of the RACP or its Faculties or Chapters or members of the ARA who held a doctoral degree or equivalent, awarded within the preceding five years.
If the applicant was not a Fellow or Advanced Trainee of the College or its Faculties or Chapters, a major member of the Research Team had to be a Fellow or Advanced Trainee.
The purpose of this Fellowship was to promote and encourage research into the cause and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and education of both professionals and patients about this disease.
Funding could have been used for:
- Providing stipend support
- Other support such as laboratory set-up costs
- A short-term Research Assistant appointment
|2021||Mihir Wechalekar||Improving outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA): Investigating mechanisms of biologic disease-modifying drug response, or lack thereof, by an integrated genomic and biological marker approach|
Reassessing the mortality gap in rheumatoid arthritis in Australia
Pre-clinical rheumatoid arthritis: prediction and prevention
Application of a cyclic peptide for the treatment of T-cell mediated inflammatory disease
|2007||Sharon Van Doornum||Early management of myocardial infarction in rheumatoid arthritis patients – a comparison with the general population|
|2005||Peter Youssef||Mechanism of action of zoledronic acid in inflammatory arthritis|