Welcome to the Heart Research Institute

For over 20 years, The Heart Research Institute has been one of Australia’s leading research organisations working to detect, prevent and treat heart disease.

 

Through our research, The Heart Research Institute has made significant findings that have changed the way we live with and treat Australia’s number one killer.

 

Our scientists are working across a field of research areas to identify factors which contribute to an increased risk of heart disease. Understanding the underlying causes of heart disease is the key to finding a solution.

 

When you make a donation to The Heart Research Institute, your funds are used to support scientific research that will make a difference. 

 

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Our News

 

Vascular Complications in early pregnancy

If you're a woman with children, you've probably heard about preeclampsia. Mothers with a history of this have around double the risk of heart disease later in life.

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How eating increases your blood pressure 

Every meal that you eat causes a significant increase in blood pressure. Our scientists investigate why.

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Highly Cited Researchers Award

Congratulations to our former Director of HRI, who has been named one of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds by Thomson Reuters USA.

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