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Meet our Illuminate Award winners

Meet our Illuminate Award winners

The HRI's annual Illuminate event recognises the achievements of some of our best and brightest early career researchers. Meet this year's award winners.

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A celebration of science: Illuminate

A celebration of science: Illuminate

This year, the Heart Research Institute’s annual Awards for Excellence dinner, Illuminate, celebrated and recognised some of our most up-and-coming scientists, as well as the contributions of women to medical research.

Held at the The Women’s College, The University of Sydney, the event was attended by distinguished guests and supporters from the scientific community, including The Hon Brad Hazzard, NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research.

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Meet the team: Dr Siân Cartland

Meet the team: Dr Siân Cartland

As a Senior Postdoctoral Scientist at HRI, Dr Siân Cartland is not only breaking stereotypes but also pushing boundaries in the scientific world.

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Cancer Drug Could Protect Diabetics from Amputations

Cancer Drug Could Protect Diabetics from Amputations

A molecule that kills cancer cells can also save diabetics and heart patients from limb amputation, an Australian study shows. Breakthrough work headed by the Heart Research Institute offers up a potential new treatment for people with diabetes who develop cardiovascular disease and have to have limbs removed. 

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Belinda Di Bartolo finalist in Young Investigators Award

The Heart Research Institute’s Belinda Di Bartolo was recently chosen as one of four finalists for the ATVB Young Investigator Awards at the November meeting of The American Heart Association in Chicago, USA.
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