Heart study debunks meat metabolite myth
A metabolite linked to red meat and egg-rich diets is not the heart attack and stroke trigger many feared, new Australian research reveals.
Double win for Jessica Orchard
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.
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.
Associate Professor Sanjay Patel awarded NHMRC grant
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.
Dr Melissa Farnham awarded Cooper Foundation Grant
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.
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 Mary Kavurma awarded NHMRC Grant
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.
Monitoring hearts after stroke saves lives: experts
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.