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HRI UK awards Acceleration Grants to Dr Anna Waterhouse and Dr John O’Sullivan

HRI UK awards Acceleration Grants to Dr Anna Waterhouse and Dr John O’Sullivan

The Heart Research Institute UK is pleased to announce the award of two inaugural Acceleration Grants to Dr Anna Waterhouse, leader of the Cardiovascular Medical Devices Group and to Dr John O’Sullivan, leader of the Cardiometabolic Disease Group.

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Meet our Illuminate Award winners

Meet our Illuminate Award winners

The HRI's annual Illuminate event recognises the achievements of some of our best and brightest early career researchers. Meet this year's award winners.

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A celebration of science: Illuminate

A celebration of science: Illuminate

This year, the Heart Research Institute’s annual Awards for Excellence dinner, Illuminate, celebrated and recognised some of our most up-and-coming scientists, as well as the contributions of women to medical research.

Held at the The Women’s College, The University of Sydney, the event was attended by distinguished guests and supporters from the scientific community, including The Hon Brad Hazzard, NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research.

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Crystal ball molecule predicts diabetes before it strikes

Crystal ball molecule predicts diabetes before it strikes

HRI researchers have developed a simple test to predict diabetes more than a decade before it strikes, a breakthrough that could help ease the impending diabetes epidemic. The team has uncovered an important molecule found in liver fat that can identify who is most at risk of developing diabetes and other cardio-metabolic disorders like liver disease.  

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