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Why our hearts fail: research

11th June, 2020

Scientists at HRI and The University of Sydney have made new heart failure discoveries in an innovative world-first project examining cryo-preserved human hearts.

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Key to helping critically ill COVID-19 patients sits with Sydney-based researchers’ blockbuster anti-clotting drug

9th June, 2020

HRI is on the precipice of a significant research breakthrough for the treatment of one of the major life-threatening complications of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), microscopic blood clots.

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Cardiovascular Medical Devices Group reviews next-generation surfaces

5th June, 2020

HRI's Cardiovascular Medical Devices Group reviews next-generation liquid-infused surfaces that could be used to improve medical devices like heart bypass machines.

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HRI undertakes critical research into COVID-19-related heart disease

18th May, 2020

The Heart Research Institute, in partnership with major NSW hospitals, universities, and other research institutions, is striving to unravel the deadly link between the coronavirus (COVID-19) and cardiovascular disease.

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Revealed: the molecule messing with your gym workout

17th May, 2020

Research by HRI explains why some people fail to shed pounds and lower cholesterol even when eating well and exercising hard.

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World-leading researcher in atherosclerosis to join HRI

11th May, 2020

World-leading researcher in atherosclerosis, Dr Tessa Barrett, will lead a new research group at HRI, funded by a prestigious NSW Cardiovascular Elite Postdoctoral Researcher Grant from NSW Health and HRI’s Robert Edward Gough Fellowship.

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Strokes strike Indigenous people younger

27th April, 2020

Heart experts at HRI are calling for better screening for Indigenous Australians to protect them from high and growing rates of a common heart condition linked to deadly strokes.

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A landslide win for HRI researchers

23rd April, 2020

Seven of HRI's scientists have been recognised as world leaders in their research fields with the award of prestigious NSW Cardiovascular Research Capacity Building Grants for their work.

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Heart study debunks meat metabolite myth

17th April, 2020

A metabolite linked to red meat and egg-rich diets is not the heart attack and stroke trigger many feared, new Australian research reveals.

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