Fifteen projects have received funding from the Australian Government's Medical Research Future Fund.
The 11 projects include an international trial of treatments for people who've had cardiac arrests and the development of new treatments for genetic screening.
Obstetrician and gynaecologist Jason Abbott and health data expert Louisa Jorm have been awarded two Research Data Infrastructure grants from the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources.
Researchers will investigate treatment measures for COVID-19 infection and the aerosol transmission of SARS-COV-2.
Researchers will examine new treatments to improve outcomes for people with advanced kidney disease and those who have experienced an ischaemic stroke.
Researchers from UNSW will test the effectiveness of mental health interventions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Researchers at the Kirby Institute have received an MRFF grant to determine the best time for COVID-19 boosters for people starting immunosuppression.
Researchers from UNSW Sydney will receive federal government funding for seven new medical research projects.
A new clinical trial led by a UNSW Medicine & Health professor receives more than $2.3m in funding.
The Kirby Institute and the School of Population Health at UNSW Sydney receive grants from the highly competitive Medical Research Future Fund.