Meet the team: Gemma Little
Some of the best research comes from the sharing of ideas, skills and experiences. Between scientists, between facilities – and between countries.
Celebrating 30 Years of Discovery
In March, HRI celebrated 30 years of groundbreaking research and new discoveries that have contributed to an improved understanding of cardiovascular disease.
Why our hearts fail
Scientists at HRI and The University of Sydney have made new heart failure discoveries in an innovative world-first project examining cryo-preserved human hearts.
World-leading researcher in atherosclerosis to join HRI
World-leading researcher in atherosclerosis, Dr Tessa Barrett, will lead a new research group at HRI, funded by a prestigious NSW Cardiovascular Elite Postdoctoral Researcher Grant from NSW Health and HRI’s Robert Edward Gough Fellowship.
Dr Anna Waterhouse speaks at Sydney Ideas
HRI’s Dr Anna Waterhouse joined Professor Paul Weiss from UCLA and Dr Shelley Wickham from The University of Sydney, Schools of Chemistry and Physics, to discuss nanoscience and taking health and medicine to the next level at a public lecture held by Sydney Ideas together with The University of Sydney Nano Institute.
Help prevent limb amputation
Every three hours, one Australian has a limb amputated due to cardiovascular disease.
Yunjia (Carmen) Zhang receives Best Poster Award
Ms Yunjia (Carmen) Zhang received the Best Poster Award for her research focusing on the effects of selenium on atherosclerosis development, at the annual meeting of the Society for Free Radical Research (Australia & Japan).
Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam awarded at APCH2019
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.
Assoc Prof Simone Schoenwaelder awarded Brain Foundation Research Gift
Assoc Prof Simone Schoenwaelder was awarded a Brain Foundation Research Gift for her work ‘Identification of New Approaches for the Treatment of Stroke’. These Gifts are awarded to applicants on the scientific quality and significance and/or innovation of their research.