Quadruple success for HRI
HRI researchers have been awarded an outstanding four grants under the NSW Cardiovascular Research Capacity Program.
Silent sleep danger for smokers uncovered in world-first study
HRI scientists have discovered people who smoke and also have sleep apnoea - known as the silent killer - are putting themselves in even greater danger of future health complications.
Dr John O’Sullivan awarded 2021 Vanguard Grant
Congratulations to Dr John O’Sullivan on being awarded a Vanguard Grant for his research into “stiff” heart failure.
PhD students are Rising Stars
Congratulations to PhD students Manisha Patil and Ivy Guan, finalists in the NSW CVRN Rising Stars Research competition – the HEART Pitch.
Dr Jessica Maclean awarded for life-saving stroke research
Dr Jessica Maclean has been awarded a Kanematsu Research Award 2021 from the RCPA Foundation to advance new potential care for stroke sufferers.
Sydney Cardiovascular Symposium registrations now open
Registrations are now open for the virtual Sydney Cardiovascular Symposium, to be held on 9 – 10 December 2021.
Pesky bush ticks could be key to saving lives in world-first HRI research
HRI is on the cusp of developing a drug to save people from deadly strokes using a common Australian bush tick.
HRI investigates link between AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and blood clots
In an Australian first, a pilot study will seek to find biomarkers for blood clot risks in patients who have been given the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
HRI scientists examine if a low-carb ketogenic diet is protective during hypoglycaemia
New research may pave the way for determining whether a ketogenic diet may be beneficial in managing blood glucose and complications associated with low blood sugar in diabetes.