PhD students are Rising Stars
Congratulations to PhD students Manisha Patil and Ivy Guan, finalists in the NSW CVRN Rising Stars Research competition – the HEART Pitch.
Dr Jessica Maclean awarded for life-saving stroke research
Dr Jessica Maclean has been awarded a Kanematsu Research Award 2021 from the RCPA Foundation to advance new potential care for stroke sufferers.
Sydney Cardiovascular Symposium registrations now open
Registrations are now open for the virtual Sydney Cardiovascular Symposium, to be held on 9 – 10 December 2021.
Pesky bush ticks could be key to saving lives in world-first HRI research
HRI is on the cusp of developing a drug to save people from deadly strokes using a common Australian bush tick.
HRI scientists examine if a low-carb ketogenic diet is protective during hypoglycaemia
New research may pave the way for determining whether a ketogenic diet may be beneficial in managing blood glucose and complications associated with low blood sugar in diabetes.
Cardiometabolic Disease Group publishes review on heart failure models
The Cardiometabolic Disease Group at HRI has published a much-needed review on models of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).
PhD student Paraskevi Morris speaks at CSANZ
PhD student Paraskevi (Evi) Morris recently spoke at the 69th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) 2021.
Making cardiovascular medical devices safer
Dr Anna Waterhouse is investigating how vital medical devices, such as those used in heart surgery, can be made safer for patients.
HRI investigates link between AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and blood clots
In an Australian first, a pilot study will seek to find biomarkers for blood clot risks in patients who have been given the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.