In a world-first discovery, scientists at the Heart Research Institute in Sydney have developed a high-tech coating that regulates the body’s often severe immune response to synthetic implants. This brings us one step closer to an exciting future where the human body does not reject lifesaving coronary bypass implants.
The Heart Research Institute welcomes Dr Ashish Misra as Unit Leader of the Atherosclerosis and Vascular Remodelling Group.
Born and raised in Nevada, USA, Dr Melissa Farnham originally had no interest in research. Now Unit Leader of the High Blood Pressure Group at HRI, and balancing the challenges of family and work, she couldn’t imagine any other career path.
Our Thrombosis Group is conducting groundbreaking research to discover new ways to prevent heart attack and stroke, with the focus on blood clots. But to continue this vital work, we need your help.