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Blood clot breakthrough a saviour for diabetics

15th May, 2018

A breakthrough by Australian scientists could soon protect tens of thousands of Australian people with diabetes from killer heart disease and strokes.

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Mechanobiology Down Under

12th May, 2018

The inaugural Mechanobiology Down Under meeting was held at the Bronte Surf Lifesaving Club in Sydney on 3–4 May 2018.

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Heart screen could protect hundreds from stroke

15th April, 2018

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.

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Heart patch helps stem cells work magic

15th April, 2018

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.

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Smart new nanoparticle makes good drugs brilliant

11th March, 2018

A super-charged nanoparticle with truck-like power and GPS-style precision is poised to change the way medication is delivered to sick Australians.

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Silk mends broken hearts

11th March, 2018

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.

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Crystal ball molecule predicts diabetes before it strikes

15th February, 2018

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.

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Research experiences across the Tasman

11th January, 2018

Five talented student researchers from New Zealand took part in a summer scholarship at the HRI.

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Illuminate 2017: Celebrating science and curiosity

7th December, 2017

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.

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