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World’s largest screening project to launch in Australia to prevent disabling strokes

14th May, 2021

HRI’s Professor Ben Freedman, Dr Nicole Lowres and Dr Katrina Giskes have received a significant Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant that is poised to transform Australia’s stroke-related healthcare.

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Australian research to help prevent 10 Australians dying of heart attack each day faces a funding shortfall

11th May, 2021

Researchers at HRI are appealing to the public to help fund research that could prevent thousands dying of heart attack each year.

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First Nations peoples at earlier risk of atrial fibrillation

23rd April, 2021

HRI and collaborators have published research confirming a clear pattern between the incidence of atrial fibrillation and First Nations peoples.

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Bridging the valley of death

22nd March, 2021

Professor Shaun Jackson is calling on the Australian Government to establish a Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) clinical development fund to support the early clinical development of breakthrough medical devices and therapies.

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Nurturing the next generation of scientists

11th March, 2021

HRI welcomed Summer Scholars from both Australia and New Zealand to experience a research career at HRI for seven weeks.

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HRI analyses new atherosclerosis research

4th March, 2021

HRI's Dr Ashish Misra analyses groundbreaking new research into the mechanism of atherosclerotic plaques.

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HRI reviews colchicine for cardiovascular disease

25th January, 2021

HRI scientists and collaborators have reviewed colchicine and its potential as a treatment for cardiovascular disease, in a paper published in Heart, Lung and Circulation.

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Solving a sticky problem in diabetes: Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju wins NHMRC Ideas Grant

22nd December, 2020

Congratulations to Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju on being awarded a 2020 Ideas Grant from the NHMRC for his project Novel ‘Mechano-medicine’ combats deadly sticky blood clots in diabetes.

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Dr Jessica Orchard wins CSANZ Prevention Prize

17th December, 2020

HRI's Dr Jessica Orchard was awarded the Prevention Prize at the Cardiac Society of Australia & New Zealand conference for her talk on the AF-SMART II rural screening study.

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