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One step closer to understanding atherosclerosis

3rd May, 2022

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.

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Link between dementia and atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat)

7th April, 2022

A major new report, led by HRI's Prof Ben Freedman, has confirmed a strong link between atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) and dementia.

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Prof Roland Stocker awarded 2021 Basic Science Award

31st March, 2022

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.

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New hope for babies born with heart defect

15th March, 2022

Dr Ashish Misra is conducting research that opens a pathway towards a improved therapy for patients with the heart defect SVAS.

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First congenital heart disease registry launched in Australia

21st February, 2022

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.

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A pioneering generation: people with complex congenital heart disease living longer

18th January, 2022

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.

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HRI awards grants for NZ collaborations

17th January, 2022

HRI is delighted to announce the award of three grants funded by HRI donors to support research into cardiovascular disease – the world’s biggest killer.

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Arterial Inflammation and Redox Biology Group publishes in Nature Communications

7th January, 2022

The Arterial Inflammation and Redox Biology Group, led by Professor Roland Stocker, has published a paper in the prestigious Nature Communications journal.

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HRI wins Silver in PRIA Golden Target Awards

17th December, 2021

A fundraising appeal by the Heart Research Institute (HRI) has won silver in the Golden Target Awards, run by the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA).

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