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HRI welcomes Dr Ashish Misra

as Unit Leader of the Atherosclerosis and Vascular Remodelling Group.
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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

Food tips to lower blood pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is believed to impact one in three Australian adults. This is cause for concern as untreated high blood pressure can lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease. To help reduce your risk of high blood pressure, here are some simple dietary changes you can make to take care of your heart health.

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Stir-fried chicken and vegetables

Here's an easy way to pack some protein and nutritious veggies into a quick meal.
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HRI receives Ministerial Award for Cardiovascular Research Excellence

Congratulations to Professor Shaun Jackson, Director of Cardiovascular Research at the Heart Research Institute and Charles Perkins Centre, on receiving the 2018 Ministerial Award for Cardiovascular Research Excellence.
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