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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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Assoc Prof Simone Schoenwaelder awarded Brain Foundation Research Gift

3rd December, 2019

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.

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HRI’s Dr Marc Ellis awarded the RCPA Kanematsu Research Award 2019

11th November, 2019

HRI’s Dr Marc Ellis has received the RCPA Kanematsu Research Award 2019 to support his research into how platelets become activated by turbulent blood flow, and why this process is increased in diabetes.

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Illuminate 2019 – Celebrating 30 years of discovery at HRI

8th November, 2019

The Heart Research Institute’s annual Awards for Excellence dinner, Illuminate, celebrated 30 years of discovery at HRI this year.

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Dr Ju awarded Future Leader Fellowship and Paul Korner Innovation Award

8th November, 2019

HRI’s Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju has been awarded a Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship as well as the Heart Foundation Paul Korner Innovation Award.

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