Cardiovascular seminar series: Macrophages and TLRs at the heart of inflammation-related pathologies
At the most recent Heart Research Institute/Charles Perkins Centre Cardiovascular Seminar, guest speaker Professor Matt Sweet, Director of the Centre for Inflammation and Disease Research and Deputy Head of the Division of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at The University of Queensland presented ‘Blame it on innate immunity: macrophages and toll-like receptors (TLRs) at the heart of inflammation-related pathologies’.
Are you getting enough sleep?
Most of us want it more, but so many of us just aren’t getting enough. So where do you sit on the sleep quality scale? New research from Australia’s Sleep Health Foundation reveals that 33 to 45% of Australian adults suffer from inadequate sleep (of either quality or duration). What impact does this have on our health and wellbeing? And does inadequate sleep affect our ability to exercise and improve fitness?
HRI researchers mentor talented students from New Zealand
HRI has welcomed eight talented researchers from New Zealand to take part in a summer scholarship at the HRI. Launched in December 2016, the 8-week scholarship provided high-achieving and promising Kiwi students the opportunity to work on a medical research project directly related to cardiovascular disease, expand on their skills and knowledge and be mentored in a world-class research institute.