HRI welcomes Dr Ashish Misra HRI welcomes Dr Ashish Misra

HRI welcomes Dr Ashish Misra

as Unit Leader of the Atherosclerosis and Vascular Remodelling Group.
Heart patch helps stem cells Heart patch helps stem cells

Heart patch helps stem cells

Breathe life into dead tissue following a stroke or heart attack
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Latest news from our research labs

Australian scientists pursue implant ‘Holy Grail’

In a world-first discovery, scientists at the Heart Research Institute in Sydney have developed a high-tech coating that regulates the body’s often severe immune response to synthetic implants. This brings us one step closer to an exciting future where the human body does not reject lifesaving coronary bypass implants. 

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Dr Steven Wise wins prestigious NHMRC award

Dr Steven Wise has been presented the prestigious NHMRC Marshall and Warren Award, for the best highly innovative and potentially transformative grant from among all the applications nominated for this award in the 2018 NHMRC Project Grants.

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How to set up your own exercise program

Working out at home or at work – and giving your heart health a boost – has never been easier. With so much information available, from fitness apps for your smartphone to articles and videos on the Internet, it’s almost like having a personal trainer on call.

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