Why people with sleep apnoea develop high blood pressure and diabetes
Dr Melissa Farnham has been awarded a grant to investigate why people with obstructive sleep apnoea develop high blood pressure and diabetes.
HRI welcomes new Chair, The Hon Peter McGauran
HRI has appointed a new Chair, The Hon Peter McGauran, who is former Federal Science and Technology Minister, and has extensive experience working within the medical sector.
HRI sponsoring 2022 Cardiovascular Postgraduate Scholarship
HRI is sponsoring a new Cardiovascular Postgraduate Scholarship under the Sydney Research Awards and Scholarships program.
One step closer to understanding atherosclerosis
Dr Ashish Misra published a review that brings us one step closer to understanding the inner workings of atherosclerosis, the major cause of stroke and heart attack.
Link between dementia and atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat)
A major new report, led by HRI's Prof Ben Freedman, has confirmed a strong link between atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) and dementia.
Prof Roland Stocker awarded 2021 Basic Science Award
Professor Roland Stocker, leader of the Arterial Inflammation and Redox Biology Group at HRI, has been awarded the 2021 Basic Science Award from the esteemed Society for Free Radical Research-Europe.
New hope for babies born with heart defect
Dr Ashish Misra is conducting research that opens a pathway towards a improved therapy for patients with the heart defect SVAS.
First congenital heart disease registry launched in Australia
In an Australian first, doctors have developed the Australian New Zealand Congenital Heart Disease Registry to help improve the lives of people living with the condition, and their families.
A pioneering generation: people with complex congenital heart disease living longer
People born with half a heart or single-ventricle congenital heart disease (Fontan-CHD) are now living longer than ever before, thanks to advances in medicine and technology.