Recognising innovative and interesting research from 1991 to 2017
The Leo Dintenfass Memorial Plaque – $5,000, to be used for career advancement
Awarded annually to the most interesting or innovative research grant recipient of the year . The plaque perpetuates the memory of the late Leo Dintenfass, his studies of the properties of blood and a world pioneer in blood viscosity. His research was supported by the Foundation from 1984 until his death in 1990.
The John and Eileen Haddon Memorial Plaque – $2,000 Travel Award, to be used to fund attendance at a meeting of relevance to the application
Awarded annually to the most interesting or innovative research in the field of geriatric diseases. It is awarded in honour of the late John Haddon and his wife Eileen. John Haddon bequeathed his entire estate to the Foundation with a view to support medical research into geriatric diseases (with particular interest in leg ulcers).
The Kevin Cahill Award – $2,000, to be used for career advancement
Awarded annually to the most interesting or innovative research in the field of Vision Sciences. This plaque recognises the invaluable of contribution of the late Kevin Cahill (Founding Director and Chairman) to the Foundation from its inception until his retirement 26 years later.