ACFRT 2014 Application Information &

Funded Application for 2014

ACFRT grants support individuals and small research teams seeking funding for top up grants and seed funding in the specific area of Cystic Fibrosis research. 

ACFRT will review its assessment processes in 2015. Watch this space or contact Cystic Fibrosis Australia for further information in February 2015.

Cystic Fibrosis Australia would like to announce that the Trustees for the  Australian Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust (ACFRT) have approved funding of an important research study coming out of the University of Wollongong with conferring institutions, the University of NSW and Nanyang Technological University.


Chief Investigator (CIA)  -  Dr Michael Kelso 

CIB - Associate Professor Scott Rice

CIC - Doctor Nicolas Barraud


Project title – ‘Multi-action antibiotics to treat chronic biofilm infections’


ACFRT will fund the project to $588,687 over 3 years.


The project was Peer Reviewed to ‘Worlds Best Practice’ by the NHMRC review process.


Thanks are extended to the NHMRC for their cooperation in providing to ACFRT recommendations for funding in 2014.CFA offers  congratulations to Dr Kelso and his team and we wish them well with the progress and outcomes of this important project for the Cystic Fibrosis community.


Thanks are also extended to the many supporters and donors to ACFRT without whom such research would not be funded. 

Further enquiry can be directed to Cystic Fibrosis Australia on 02 8883 4477

Email: annmareeb@cfa.org.au