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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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Dr Anna Waterhouse speaks at Sydney Ideas

9th March, 2020

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.

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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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Help prevent limb amputation

17th December, 2019

Every three hours, one Australian has a limb amputated due to cardiovascular disease.

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Yunjia (Carmen) Zhang receives Best Poster Award

17th December, 2019

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).

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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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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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