A hub for scientific excellence in cardiovascular research, the Heart Research Institute was established in 1989 as a world-class research institute to better understand the causes and complications of cardiovascular disease.
The Heart Research Institute recruits the best scientists from around the world and collaborates with universities and research laboratories in more than 20 countries worldwide.
Our research takes us far and wide to present findings at international conferences and publish our work in leading international journals and magazines.
Heart Research Institute (NZ)
The Heart Research Institute (NZ) is a member of The Heart Research Institute group. The funds raised by the Heart Research Institute in New Zealand go directly to scientific research, helping find solutions to New Zealand’s - and the world’s - number one killer. Simultaneously, the HRI is fostering scientific excellence in New Zealand, developing research collaborations and scientific fellowships that support emerging New Zealand talent. Find out more.
The Heart Research Institute, located in Sydney, has been one of the leading research organisations for more than 25 years working to detect, prevent and treat heart disease. Our facilities include:
Eliza Street, Newtown
The HRI’s headquarters and laboratories are located in a purpose-built facility in Sydney, Australia, designed to support cutting edge research into cardiovascular disease. The laboratories – split over two levels – provide research space for more than 150 scientific staff.
The Charles Perkins Centre
Opened in 2015 in the heart of the University of Sydney, Australia, the mission of the Charles Perkins Centre (CPC) is to ease the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The HRI has taken a leadership role in this endeavour by driving the ‘cardiovascular node’ of the Charles Perkins Centre – led by the HRI’s Director of Cardiovascular Research Professor Shaun Jackson.