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Nano ‘junk’ could save lives

30th May, 2019

Scientists at the Heart Research Institute in Sydney have developed a simple, cheap and efficient way to collect nanoparticles that can be used in the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s.

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HRI calls on Aussies to support mums-to-be

22nd May, 2019

In Australia, cardiovascular disease continues to take the lives of 22 females every day – killing almost three times more women than breast cancer. Preeclampsia and gestational diabetes developed during pregnancy can significantly increase a woman’s risk of heart disease later in life, but these can be manageable complications if monitored.

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Professor Annemarie Hennessy AM named Distinguished Professor

14th May, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Annemarie Hennessy AM, recently named Distinguished Professor by Western Sydney University.

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Celebrating 30 Years of Discovery

11th April, 2019

In March, HRI celebrated 30 years of groundbreaking research and new discoveries that have contributed to an improved understanding of cardiovascular disease.

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HRI welcomes Government’s commitment to medical research

5th April, 2019

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment in the Budget to fully fund the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

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New publication in Nature Materials

26th March, 2019

A new paper on how biomechanical thrombus growth is mediated has been published by the HRI team led by Prof Shaun Jackson and Dr Arnold (Lining) Ju in Nature Materials.

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Australian scientists pursue implant ‘Holy Grail’

18th March, 2019

HRI researchers are a step closer to an exciting future where the human body does not reject lifesaving coronary bypass implants, a new study reveals.

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Dr Steven Wise wins prestigious NHMRC award

14th March, 2019

Dr Steven Wise has been presented the prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Marshall and Warren Award.

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Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju wins multiple awards

11th March, 2019

Congratulations to Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju on being awarded a 2019 DECRA, amongst other achievements.

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