Blood clot breakthrough a saviour for diabetics
A breakthrough by Australian scientists could soon protect tens of thousands of Australian people with diabetes from killer heart disease and strokes.
Mechanobiology Down Under
The inaugural Mechanobiology Down Under meeting was held at the Bronte Surf Lifesaving Club in Sydney on 3–4 May 2018.
Heart screen could protect hundreds from stroke
Testing Māori and Pacific people for an irregular heartbeat earlier could spare hundreds of people from stroke each year, a University of Auckland study has found.
Heart patch helps stem cells work magic
A young Sydney scientist has invented a body patch that breathes life into dead tissue following a stroke or heart attack, dramatically improving a patient’s chance of full recovery.
Smart new nanoparticle makes good drugs brilliant
A super-charged nanoparticle with truck-like power and GPS-style precision is poised to change the way medication is delivered to sick Australians.
Silk mends broken hearts
The world’s most luxurious fabric could soon be used to weave blood vessels that offer life to heart bypass patients, a breakthrough Australian study has found.
Crystal ball molecule predicts diabetes before it strikes
Australian researchers have developed a simple test to predict diabetes more than a decade before it strikes, a breakthrough that could help ease the impending diabetes epidemic.
Research experiences across the Tasman
Five talented student researchers from New Zealand took part in a summer scholarship at the HRI.
Illuminate 2017: Celebrating science and curiosity
The Heart Research Institute’s annual Awards for Excellence dinner, Illuminate, was recently held to celebrate and recognise some of our most up-and-coming scientists and showcase to our supporters some of the advances we are making in our mission to fight cardiovascular disease.