Our top researcher wins international medal

Awards and Achievements

Professor Kritharides is Head of Department and Director of Cardiology at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, Professor in Medicine at The University of Sydney, Head of the Atherosclerosis Research Laboratory Group at the ANZAC Research Institute and Deputy Clinical Director of the Cardiovascular Stream of the Sydney Local Health District. 

He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Melbourne, his Postgraduate Physician training in Cardiology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and in 1991 commenced his PhD studies in macrophage biology at The Heart Research Institute, being the first cardiologist to undertake a PhD at the Institute. He later completed post-doctoral studies at The Heart Research Institute and was a group leader at The Heart Research Institute until 2001.

The Heart Research Institute congratulates Professor Kritharides on this most recent highly prestigious award and thanks him for his continued contribution to the activities of The Heart Research Institute.