Dr Xuyu Liu awarded cardiovascular drug discovery grant
Congratulations to Dr Xuyu Liu on being awarded a Drug Discovery Initiative and Cardiovascular Initiative Partnership Grant for his research “A PROTAC-based bioengineering platform for more efficacious antiplatelet drug discovery”.
Quadruple success for HRI
HRI researchers have been awarded an outstanding four grants under the NSW Cardiovascular Research Capacity Program.
Silent sleep danger for smokers uncovered in world-first study
HRI scientists have discovered people who smoke and also have sleep apnoea - known as the silent killer - are putting themselves in even greater danger of future health complications.
Dr John O’Sullivan awarded 2021 Vanguard Grant
Congratulations to Dr John O’Sullivan on being awarded a Vanguard Grant for his research into “stiff” heart failure.
PhD students are Rising Stars
Congratulations to PhD students Manisha Patil and Ivy Guan, finalists in the NSW CVRN Rising Stars Research competition – the HEART Pitch.
Dr Jessica Maclean awarded for life-saving stroke research
Dr Jessica Maclean has been awarded a Kanematsu Research Award 2021 from the RCPA Foundation to advance new potential care for stroke sufferers.
HRI scientists examine if a low-carb ketogenic diet is protective during hypoglycaemia
New research may pave the way for determining whether a ketogenic diet may be beneficial in managing blood glucose and complications associated with low blood sugar in diabetes.
Cardiometabolic Disease Group publishes review on heart failure models
The Cardiometabolic Disease Group at HRI has published a much-needed review on models of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).
PhD student Paraskevi Morris speaks at CSANZ
PhD student Paraskevi (Evi) Morris recently spoke at the 69th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) 2021.