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HRI undertakes critical research into COVID-19-related heart disease

31st March, 2020

The Heart Research Institute, in partnership with major NSW hospitals, universities, and other research institutions, is striving to unravel the deadly link between the coronavirus (COVID-19) and cardiovascular disease.

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Double win for Jessica Orchard

26th March, 2020

Congratulations to Jessica Orchard on winning an educational grant for the European Heart Rhythm Association 2020 Congress as well as the Emerging Researchers in Mobile Health Prize at eHealth@Sydney 2020.

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Associate Professor Sanjay Patel awarded NHMRC grant

28th February, 2020

Congratulations to HRI’s Associate Professor Sanjay Patel on being awarded a grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council for his COLchicine CARDIovascular Outcomes in Acute Coronary Syndrome (COLCARDIO-ACS) Study.

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Dr Melissa Farnham awarded Cooper Foundation Grant

24th December, 2019

Dr Melissa Farnham has been awarded a Project Grant by the Rebecca L Cooper Foundation for her research investigating the role of the brain in the development of cardiometabolic diseases in people with obstructive sleep apnoea.

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Collaboration advancing medical research: Drs Anna Waterhouse and John O’Sullivan

13th December, 2019

Collaboration is essential to advancing medical research, so HRI are delighted that Drs Anna Waterhouse and John O’Sullivan and their multiple research collaborations are featured by the Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney.

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Dr Mary Kavurma awarded NHMRC Grant

9th December, 2019

Dr Mary Kavurma was awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant for her research into stimulating blood vessel growth to bypass arterial blockages caused by cardiovascular disease.

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Monitoring hearts after stroke saves lives: experts

6th December, 2019

Doctors should monitor patients for three full days after a stroke to establish if they have a common but deadly heart condition, an expert group co-founded by HRI's Professor Ben Freedman urges.

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HRI Director of Cardiovascular Research in the UK

4th December, 2019

HRI’s Director of Cardiovascular Research, Professor Shaun Jackson, recently travelled to the UK to hold discussions with scientific and clinical colleagues in the UK as well as members of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) about the global state of cardiovascular disease, its impact on the community, and how we can best fight it.

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International collaboration to detect AF through face scans

28th November, 2019

HRI has worked on new camera technology that can detect deadly heart problems by scanning patients' faces in a GP waiting room.

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