Awards and Grants

Manpei Suzuki Diabetes Foundation: 

International Prize for Diabetes Research to a diabetes researcher, nominations close 1 July 2017. Contact info@nzssd.org.nz for more information

 

Awards are advertised at the beginning of each year. Dates of opening & applications are advertised. The research awards are given by pharmaceutical companies & NZSSD for work in the area of diabetes. The number of awards varies each year. 


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The Executive Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 research awards.

Helen Lunt Sanofi C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) as a candidate marker of chronic kidney disease in diabetes

Jeremy Krebs Pharmaco and i:Sens IncA Novel Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes; ‘First in Man’ Proof of Concept Study

Kate Smallman and Karen Pickering NZSSD how can we effectively measure the impact of healthy lifestyle-related education provided to 5-6 year old new-entrant children in the primary school context, particularly in South Auckland

Also:

NZSSD best oral student presentation awarded to: Hyun Young Park

Medi’Ray best oral nursing/allied health professional perennation awarded to: Joanna McClintock

NZSSD best innovative service delivery awarded to:  Janine Strickland

Novo Nordisk registrar poster award to: Shekhar Sehgal 

 

The Executive Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 research awards.

Amber Parry-Strong NZSSD Award: Probiotics and Prebiotics in Prediabetes (P3D): A pilot project trialling the use of prebiotic and probiotic supplements to reduce blood sugar levels, blood pressure and improve lipid profiles in adults with pre diabetes

Geoff Braatvedt Sanofi Award: Corneal nerve microstructural changes in diabetes after bariatric surgery

Rinki Murphy Pharmaco Award: Fecal microbiota transplantation to improve insulin sensitivity

Rosemary Hall NZMS Award: Do changes in glucose metabolism and energy expenditure after weight loss differ amongst ethnic groups in New Zealand?

It is expected that the output of research supported by a NZSSD grant will be presented at a future NZSSD ASM.

Best oral presentation by a young/first time presenter:

 Yasmin Abdul Aziz, University of Otago: INSULIN PUMP COMMENCEMENT AND INITIAL EDUCATION – CURRENT PRACTICE IN NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA

 Best poster presentation by a young/first time presenter:

 Heather Campbell, CCDHB: PRIMARY CARE FOLLOW-UP OF WOMEN WITH PREVIOUS DIAGNOSIS OF GESTATIONAL DIABETES – AN AUDIT

 

2015

Winners announced at the NZSSD Annual Scientific Meeting on 7 May 2015 were:

Jeremy Krebs Astra Zeneca award: Changes in DNA methylation in a group with type 2 diabetes after weight loss

Rinki Murphy Eli Lilly award: Gut microbiota changes after bariatric surgery linked to metabolic benefits

Shiva Reddy Sanofi award: Identifying Key Checkpoints…

Kirsten Coppell Pharmaco award: Prediabetes Lifestyle Intervention

Helen Lunt NZMS award: Use of new blood collection tubes for the measurement of plasma glucose

 

2014 recipients:

Rinki Murphy Sanofi: Pregnancy might provide an opportunity to identify women at high risk of developing metabolic syndrome and subsequent cardiovascular disease and death

Chris Baldi i-Sens Pharmaco: Comparing the cardiovascular benefits of two six-month exercise programmes in middle aged participants with type 2 diabetes

Anna Friis Eli-Lilly: Self Compassion in Diabetes

Craig Jefferies NZMS: Evaluating QT interval in type 1 DM children and comparing QT interval variaton with day to day variation in glucose excursions on cgms

  


 

NZSSD professional development awards:

Awards available to those members who have been financial members for at least18 months.

Close 1 February, 1 May, 1 August and 1 November 2017

More information

NZDF Fellowship (NZ Diabetes Foundation - external award) see below

 


 

NZDF Fellowship -

NZDF Fellowship Application Form.

applications closed 1 September 2015 for the period of study 1.1.2016 to 31.12.2016

 


 

NZSSD Conference Grants

The Executive wishes to assist non-physician financial members to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting by awarding grants to assist with travel costs. A total of $10,000 is set aside for this purpose. Applicants must have been financial members for at least 6 months to qualify