2018 Sydney Cardiovascular Symposium
The Heart Research Institute (HRI) and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute (VCCRI) formally partnered for the second time to host the 2018 Sydney Cardiovascular Symposium, 5–7 December at the Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney.
HRI awarded at Annual Scientific Meeting
Congratulations to Dhanya Ravindran and Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju, who both took home awards from the 2018 Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Atherosclerosis Society (AAS), Australian Vascular Biology Society (AVBS) and High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA), held in Glenelg, Adelaide, 27–30 November.
Meet our Illuminate Award winners
The HRI’s annual Illuminate event recognises the achievements of some of our best and brightest early career researchers in their work to fight cardiovascular disease.
Illuminate: The gap is not closing
Dr Bo Remenyi, one of the first female paediatric cardiologists in Australia and 2018 Australian of the Year for the Northern Territory, recently presented a public lecture on ‘Sliding door moments and rheumatic heart disease’, hosted by the Heart Research Institute as part of our annual Illuminate event celebrating science.
A celebration of science: Illuminate
The Heart Research Institute’s annual Awards for Excellence dinner, Illuminate, celebrated and recognised some of our most up-and-coming scientists, as well as the contributions of women to medical research.
HRI receives Ministerial Award for Cardiovascular Research Excellence
Congratulations to Professor Shaun Jackson, Director of Cardiovascular Research at the Heart Research Institute and Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, on receiving the 2018 Ministerial Award for Cardiovascular Research Excellence.
HRI awarded NHMRC Development Grant
Dr Steven Wise, Leader of the Applied Materials Group at HRI, has been awarded a prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Development Grant for his work inventing a sealant technology for valves used in heart surgery.
HRI awarded NSW CVRN Carer’s Travel Scholarship
Dr Melissa Farnham has been awarded a Carer’s Travel Scholarship by the NSW Cardiovascular Research Network (CVRN).
HRI Chairman welcomed as CSANZ President
Professor Leonard Kritharides has recently been welcomed as the new Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) President.