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New COO for the Heart Research Institute

9th August, 2022

HRI is pleased to announce that Dr Tim Gainsford has been appointed Chief Operating Officer from Monday, 5 September 2022.

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Distinguished Professor 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 Interim Scientific Director.

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Advancing medical treatment for diabetes patients - some 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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Inspiration from natural products in heart-healthy diets used to fight cardiovascular disease

28th June, 2022

HRI’s Dr Xuyu Liu is researching how healthy heart diets that contain ‘natural products’ can give rise to new treatments for thrombosis.

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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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