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Dr Jessica Orchard wins best 8-minute PhD presentation

1st December, 2020

HRI’s Jessica Orchard was awarded best 8-minute PhD presentation at the recent Australian Society for Medical Research NSW conference.

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Dr John O’Sullivan – 2020 Future Leader Fellowship

22nd October, 2020

HRI’s Dr John O’Sullivan has been awarded a 2020 Future Leader Fellowship for his research into HFpEF, a common form of heart failure.

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Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju – Eureka Prize Finalist

8th October, 2020

Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju has been named a Eureka Prize finalist for Outstanding Early Career Researcher in recognition of his excellent scientific research, leadership and engagement.

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World-first study shows smartphones can improve detection rate of atrial fibrillation in patients following stroke

2nd October, 2020

A world-first multi-centre international study (SPOT-AF) has found smartphone monitoring of patients with stroke is effective in detecting atrial fibrillation (AF).

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Dr Melissa Farnham awarded Diabetes Australia grant

14th September, 2020

Dr Melissa Farnham was awarded a Diabetes Australia research grant for her work investigating the protective effects of a ketogenic diet against severe hypoglycaemia that frequently occurs in people with diabetes.

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HRI sheds further light on relationship between diet and cardiometabolic disease

10th September, 2020

Recent HRI research has validated the metabolic pathways that link dietary components with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

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HRI study confirms role of GPs and novel eHealth tools for AF screening to prevent stroke

3rd September, 2020

New research has shown how novel eHealth tools used in rural Australian general practices are helping to reduce gaps in screening and treatment for atrial fibrillation (AF) in people over 65 years of age.

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Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju – Young Tall Poppy Science Award

24th August, 2020

HRI’s Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju has been recognised for his research excellence and public outreach in the Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for his research into heart disease.

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Dr Mary Kavurma awarded ACvA Research Catalyst Grant

20th August, 2020

Dr Mary Kavurma has been awarded an Australian Cardiovascular Alliance Research Catalyst Grant for her research into peripheral artery disease.

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