Help prevent limb amputation
Every three hours, one Australian has a limb amputated due to cardiovascular disease.
Yunjia (Carmen) Zhang receives Best Poster Award
Ms Yunjia (Carmen) Zhang received the Best Poster Award for her research focusing on the effects of selenium on atherosclerosis development, at the annual meeting of the Society for Free Radical Research (Australia & Japan).
Collaboration advancing medical research: Drs Anna Waterhouse and John O’Sullivan
Collaboration is essential to advancing medical research, so HRI are delighted that Drs Anna Waterhouse and John O’Sullivan and their multiple research collaborations are featured by the Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney.
Dr Mary Kavurma awarded NHMRC Grant
Dr Mary Kavurma was awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant for her research into stimulating blood vessel growth to bypass arterial blockages caused by cardiovascular disease.
Monitoring hearts after stroke saves lives: experts
Doctors should monitor patients for three full days after a stroke to establish if they have a common but deadly heart condition, an expert group co-founded by HRI's Professor Ben Freedman urges.
HRI Director of Cardiovascular Research in the UK
HRI’s Director of Cardiovascular Research, Professor Shaun Jackson, recently travelled to the UK to hold discussions with scientific and clinical colleagues in the UK as well as members of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) about the global state of cardiovascular disease, its impact on the community, and how we can best fight it.
Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam awarded at APCH2019
Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam was awarded the Student Prize at the 15th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension 2019 for her work investigating the effects of aspirin on placental growth factor and the development of preeclampsia.
Assoc Prof Simone Schoenwaelder awarded Brain Foundation Research Gift
Assoc Prof Simone Schoenwaelder was awarded a Brain Foundation Research Gift for her work ‘Identification of New Approaches for the Treatment of Stroke’. These Gifts are awarded to applicants on the scientific quality and significance and/or innovation of their research.
Face reveals dark secrets of the heart
HRI has worked on new camera technology that can detect deadly heart problems by scanning patients' faces in a GP waiting room.