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NAB’s 2019 graduates raise funds for stroke research

23rd August, 2019

In 2019 committee of NAB’s graduate intake in Sydney voted on the HRI as their charity of choice and put together an impressive program of activities including office fundraising, fielding a team in the City 2 Surf, fundraising at a table tennis competition, a health check drive for World Heart Day, and an evening event.

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Congratulations to our City2Surf team

13th August, 2019

Congratulations to our HRI team, who made a fantastic showing at the City2Surf this year, finishing in the top 30 per cent of all teams from non-profit organisations.

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HRI welcomes Dr Xuyu Liu

12th July, 2019

HRI is pleased to welcome Dr Xuyu (John) Liu as Unit Leader.

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Top HRI scientist takes exciting next step

11th July, 2019

Talented Heart Research Institute (HRI) bioengineer Dr Steven Wise is taking up an exciting opportunity to further his innovative research program with the HRI’s close collaborative partner The University of Sydney (USYD).

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Heart screen could protect hundreds from stroke

24th June, 2019

Testing Māori and Pacific people for an irregular heartbeat earlier could spare hundreds of people from stroke each year, a University of Auckland study has found.

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Mentoring the next generation of scientists

17th June, 2019

Recently, ten bright young researchers from New Zealand took part in a summer scholarship at the HRI to get hands-on experience in our world-class laboratory facilities and to be mentored by leaders in the cardiovascular disease research field. They share their experiences here.

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HRI awarded at ASMR meeting

4th June, 2019

Congratulations to Manisha Patil, Bob Lee and Dr Richard Tan on receiving awards at the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) Annual Scientific Meeting on Friday 31 May.

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HRI speaks to Channel 7 News

31st May, 2019

Preeclampsia (high blood pressure during pregnancy) is the leading cause of stillbirths and newborn deaths in Australia. It also doubles a woman’s risk of heart disease and stroke later in life.

HRI's Professor Annemarie Hennessy talks to Channel 7 News about preeclampsia.

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Nano ‘junk’ could save lives

30th May, 2019

Scientists at the Heart Research Institute in Sydney have developed a simple, cheap and efficient way to collect nanoparticles that can be used in the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s.

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