Every 90 minutes a New Zealander dies from heart disease. We're investing in a future free from cardiovascular disease.
One in 20 New Zealanders have been diagnosed with heart disease. Early detection can mean the difference between life and death.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in New Zealand. Today's research is tomorrow's cure.
Born and raised in Nevada, USA, Dr Melissa Farnham originally had no interest in research. Now Unit Leader of the High Blood Pressure Group at HRI, and balancing the challenges of family and work, she couldn’t imagine any other career path.
The Heart Research Institute (NZ) is a registered charity in New Zealand and funds vital research into the World’s Number 1 killer - Cardiovascular disease. Donations to The Heart Research Institute (NZ) do not go towards the NZ Heart Foundation.
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