Strokes strike Indigenous people younger
Heart experts at HRI are calling for better screening for Indigenous Australians to protect them from high and growing rates of a common heart condition linked to deadly strokes.
A landslide win for HRI researchers
Seven of HRI's scientists have been recognised as world leaders in their research fields with the award of prestigious NSW Cardiovascular Research Capacity Building Grants for their work.
Heart study debunks meat metabolite myth
A metabolite linked to red meat and egg-rich diets is not the heart attack and stroke trigger many feared, new Australian research reveals.
Double win for Jessica Orchard
Congratulations to Jessica Orchard on winning an educational grant for the European Heart Rhythm Association 2020 Congress as well as the Emerging Researchers in Mobile Health Prize at eHealth@Sydney 2020.
Dr Anna Waterhouse speaks at Sydney Ideas
HRI’s Dr Anna Waterhouse joined Professor Paul Weiss from UCLA and Dr Shelley Wickham from The University of Sydney, Schools of Chemistry and Physics, to discuss nanoscience and taking health and medicine to the next level at a public lecture held by Sydney Ideas together with The University of Sydney Nano Institute.
Associate Professor Sanjay Patel awarded NHMRC grant
Congratulations to HRI’s Associate Professor Sanjay Patel on being awarded a grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council for his COLchicine CARDIovascular Outcomes in Acute Coronary Syndrome (COLCARDIO-ACS) Study.
HRI’s Summer Scholars shine
HRI said “see you soon” to 12 impressive scholars who joined us for seven weeks of real-life experience in world-class research facilities.
Dr Melissa Farnham awarded Cooper Foundation Grant
Dr Melissa Farnham has been awarded a Project Grant by the Rebecca L Cooper Foundation for her research investigating the role of the brain in the development of cardiometabolic diseases in people with obstructive sleep apnoea.
Help prevent limb amputation
Every three hours, one Australian has a limb amputated due to cardiovascular disease.