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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Take a virtual tour of our world-class facilities

Where groundbreaking research happens
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Thank you to our generous supporters

Our Parts for Hearts crowdfunding campaign generated over $60,000 in donations.

Join the Heart Research Institute

Are you interested in working at a centre of excellence in cardiovascular medical research? The Heart Research Institute is seeking motivated, results-focused PhD students to find new ways to prevent, detect and treat the world’s number one killer – cardiovascular disease.

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Latest news from our research labs

Mentoring the next generation of scientists

Recently, ten bright young researchers from New Zealand took part in a summer scholarship at the HRI to get hands-on experience in our world-class laboratory facilities and to be mentored by leaders in the cardiovascular disease research field. They share their experiences here.
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The right exercise for you

Exercise is one of the best ways to boost your heart health and overall wellbeing. But what is the right amount and type of exercise? As with many things, the answer is: it depends. People have different health goals, abilities and limitations, so there is no one-size-fits-all answer. At the end of the day, you have to choose the right exercise for you. This can be daunting with all the options out there, so here are some comparisons of different types of exercise to help you make the best choice for you.

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HRI success in Sydney Nano Grand Challenge

Molecular Nanorobotics for Health, a project co-led by Dr Anna Waterhouse, Cardiovascular Medical Devices Group Leader at HRI, has been chosen as one of Sydney Nano’s five Grand Challenges in recognition of its potential social, economic and scientific impact.

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