India, May 14 -- Six projects to receive funding, including trials which will investigate improving outcomes for people suffering severe brain injuries, strokes and knee replacement pain.

UNSW Sydney researchers have received over $20.7 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for six clinical trials aimed at addressing significant knowledge gaps in health conditions such as stroke and brain injury.

A total of 25 research projects will receive over $77 million through this round of the NHMRC's Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies Grant scheme.

Interim Dean of UNSW Medicine & Health Professor Adrienne Torda applauded the grant recipients for their success.

"This is an outstanding result and acknowledges the d...