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.
HRI Director of Cardiovascular Research in the UK
HRI’s Director of Cardiovascular Research, Professor Shaun Jackson, recently travelled to the UK to hold discussions with scientific and clinical colleagues in the UK as well as members of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) about the global state of cardiovascular disease, its impact on the community, and how we can best fight it.
Assoc Prof Simone Schoenwaelder awarded Brain Foundation Research Gift
Assoc Prof Simone Schoenwaelder was awarded a Brain Foundation Research Gift for her work ‘Identification of New Approaches for the Treatment of Stroke’. These Gifts are awarded to applicants on the scientific quality and significance and/or innovation of their research.
International collaboration to detect AF through face scans
HRI has worked on new camera technology that can detect deadly heart problems by scanning patients' faces in a GP waiting room.
Illuminate 2019 – Celebrating 30 years of discovery at HRI
The Heart Research Institute’s annual Awards for Excellence dinner, Illuminate, celebrated 30 years of discovery at HRI this year.
HRI welcomes Dr Xuyu Liu
HRI is pleased to welcome Dr Xuyu (John) Liu as Unit Leader.
Heart screen could protect hundreds from stroke
Testing Māori and Pacific people for an irregular heartbeat earlier could spare hundreds of people from stroke each year, a University of Auckland study has found.
Mentoring the next generation of scientists
Recently, ten bright young researchers from New Zealand took part in a summer scholarship at the HRI to get hands-on experience in our world-class laboratory facilities and to be mentored by leaders in the cardiovascular disease research field. They share their experiences here.