World first: risk of dementia linked to high cholesterol
HRI has made a world-first breakthrough discovery, linking high cholesterol with an increased risk of dementia for the first time.
Collaboration brings advances in therapeutic strategies for stiff heart failure
Dr Yen Chin Koay provides an update on spending six months investigating stiff heart failure in Prof Christopher Loughrey’s lab in Glasgow, Scotland.
Promising research pioneering heart failure treatment
Dr Yann Ng has won a 2023 CVRN-VCCRI Research Innovation Grant to further investigate stiff heart failure.
New diet study could change clinical care for pregnant women globally
An HRI study is investigating whether a Mediterranean diet for pregnant women can positively impact their babies’ heart development.
HRI’s Rod Halstead awarded Order of Australia Medal
HRI's Rod Halstead has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the community.
Self-screening for atrial fibrillation could reduce stroke
HRI has published a key paper about the AF Self-SMART study, which shows that atrial fibrillation self-screening stations in GP offices could potentially reduce stroke.
Training your heart: World-first study on role of exercise for congenital heart disease
HRI researchers are working to determine whether regular exercise could be the key to improving the life expectancy of congenital heart disease patients.
Celebrating the career of Prof Roland Stocker
HRI sends Prof Roland Stocker the warmest well wishes for his retirement and sincere gratitude for his immense contributions to science, in particular cardiovascular disease research.
A meeting of minds at the Sydney Cardiovascular Symposium
HRI and Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute jointly hosted the 2022 Sydney Cardiovascular Symposium, with the theme “Genomics, Diversity and Equity”, focused on Indigenous Australians and closing the gap in cardiovascular health.