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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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Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam awarded at APCH2019

4th December, 2019

Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam was awarded the Student Prize at the 15th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension 2019 for her work investigating the effects of aspirin on placental growth factor and the development of preeclampsia.

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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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HRI UK funds cutting-edge microscopes

18th October, 2019

The generosity of HRI UK supporters has enabled the purchase of two cutting-edge microscopes that will help speed our cardiovascular disease research to the next breakthrough.

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HRI’s stroke medication breakthrough is featured on Channel 9 News

24th September, 2019

HRI spoke to Channel 9 News Health Reporter Gabriella Rogers about how a breakthrough anti-clotting drug is poised to enter Phase 2 clinical trials to improve the quality of life for thousands of stroke sufferers.

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Heart disease research in the UK

15th August, 2019

Professor Willem Ouwehand, Professor of Experimental Haematology at the University of Cambridge and at the Sanger Institute speaks to Professor Ben Freedman, Deputy Director Research Strategy and Group Leader at HRI about the state of heart disease research in the UK and the potential for research collaborations.

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Dr John O’Sullivan awarded prestigious grant

13th August, 2019

Originally from Ireland, Dr John O’Sullivan has been awarded a grant under the NSW Government’s transformative $150 million investment in cardiovascular research.

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