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Distinguished Prof Annemarie Hennessy AM celebrates 20 years at HRI

28th July, 2022

Distinguished Professor Annemarie Hennessy AM is celebrating 20 years at HRI as Vascular Immunology Group Leader this year.

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HRI welcomes new Scientific Director, Prof Andrew Coats AO

27th July, 2022

HRI is delighted to announce that world-leading cardiovascular expert Professor Andrew Coats AO is joining the Institute as Scientific Director.

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Advancing medical treatment for diabetes patients more likely to develop atherosclerosis

18th July, 2022

HRI's Dr Ashish Misra has received a 2022 Diabetes Australia research grant for his project to identify the mechanisms linking diabetes with atherosclerosis.

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Is atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) a cause of dementia?

5th July, 2022

Prof Ben Freedman, HRI, spoke to Health Europa Quarterly about whether atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) is a cause of dementia.

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Extending the CHAANZ Congenital Heart Disease Registry to NZ

1st July, 2022

HRI is establishing the Congenital Heart Alliance of Australia and New Zealand (CHAANZ) Congenital Heart Disease Registry, a comprehensive NZ registry of demographic and clinical data from cohorts of paediatric and adult cases of CHD from sites across New Zealand.

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New therapeutic strategies for stiff heart failure

24th June, 2022

HRI has launched an international research project investigating new therapeutic strategies for stiff heart failure.

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Dr Yen Chin Koay wins ISHR International Poster Prize

22nd June, 2022

Dr Yen Chin Koay of HRI’s Cardiometabolic Disease Group was awarded the International Poster Prize at the XXIV World Congress International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) 2022, Berlin, Germany.

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The Congenital Heart Fitness Intervention Trial bringing hope

15th June, 2022

HRI is embarking on “CH-FIT: The Congenital Heart Fitness Intervention Trial” to investigate the benefits of exercise for people with congenital heart disease.

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Sepsis research accelerated by James N. Kirby Foundation Grant

14th June, 2022

Dr Christopher Stanley’s research focuses on cardiovascular decline seen in sepsis, also known as septic shock – for which there is no clinical treatment.

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