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New COO for the Heart Research Institute

9th August, 2022

HRI is pleased to announce that Dr Tim Gainsford has been appointed Chief Operating Officer from Monday, 5 September 2022.

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Investigating platelet hyperactivity in diabetes for preventative therapies

8th August, 2022

HRI is conducting a collaborative research project investigating the mechanisms of platelet hyperactivity in diabetes with Dr Maggie Kalev-Zylinska, University of Auckland.

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Distinguished Prof Annemarie Hennessy AM celebrates 20 years at HRI

28th July, 2022

Distinguished Professor Annemarie Hennessy AM is celebrating 20 years at HRI as Vascular Immunology Group Leader this year.

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HRI welcomes new Scientific Director, Prof Andrew Coats AO

27th July, 2022

HRI is delighted to announce that world-leading cardiovascular expert Professor Andrew Coats AO is joining the Institute as Interim Scientific Director.

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Advancing medical treatment for diabetes patients more likely to develop atherosclerosis

18th July, 2022

HRI's Dr Ashish Misra has received a 2022 Diabetes Australia research grant for his project to identify the mechanisms linking diabetes with atherosclerosis.

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Extending the CHAANZ Congenital Heart Disease Registry to NZ

1st July, 2022

HRI is establishing the Congenital Heart Alliance of Australia and New Zealand (CHAANZ) Congenital Heart Disease Registry, a comprehensive NZ registry of demographic and clinical data from cohorts of paediatric and adult cases of CHD from sites across New Zealand.

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Inspiration from natural products in heart-healthy diets used to fight cardiovascular disease

28th June, 2022

HRI’s Dr Xuyu Liu is researching how healthy heart diets that contain ‘natural products’ can give rise to new treatments for thrombosis.

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New therapeutic strategies for stiff heart failure

24th June, 2022

HRI has launched an international research project investigating new therapeutic strategies for stiff heart failure.

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Dr Yen Chin Koay wins ISHR International Poster Prize

22nd June, 2022

Dr Yen Chin Koay of HRI’s Cardiometabolic Disease Group was awarded the International Poster Prize at the XXIV World Congress International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) 2022, Berlin, Germany.

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