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Glowing Stem Cells Mend Broken Hearts

Glowing Stem Cells Mend Broken Hearts

HRI researcher is heralding hope for broken hearts with a cutting-edge tool that helps scientists fast-track exciting new therapies to mend damaged organs.

Richard Tan from the Heart Research Institute in Sydney has developed a glowing stem cell tracker model that could change the way the science community develops life-saving tissue therapies.

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Prof David Celermajer: “Science is our only hope to save the planet”

Prof David Celermajer: “Science is our only hope to save the planet”
Professor David Celermajer, Clinical Director at the Heart Research Institute and world debating champion, delivers the Keynote Address at Illuminate 2016. 
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World Health Day 2016: Beat diabetes

World Health Day 2016: Beat diabetes

Today is World Health Day, a global health awareness day held annually on April 7.

Each year attention is drawn to a different global health issue with this year being diabetes.

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HRI researcher awarded prestigious prize

HRI researcher awarded prestigious prize
Jun Yuan, post-doctoral scientist with our Translational Research Group, was recently awarded the Ralph Reader Basic Science Prize at the recent Cardiology Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) 2015 annual meeting in Melbourne. 
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Unravelling the link between diabetes and heart disease

Researchers at The Heart Research Institute are the first in the world to uncover a link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease, a discovery that has the potential to save millions of lives.
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