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.
Jessica Orchard wins Best 8-minute PhD presentation
HRI’s Jessica Orchard was awarded best 8-minute PhD presentation at the recent Australian Society for Medical Research NSW conference.
Dr Katrina Giskes receives Dr Charlotte Hespe Research Award
Dr Katrina Giskes has been awarded the NSW & ACT Dr Charlotte Hespe Research Award for her outstanding work as a General Practitioner by GP Synergy.
HRI expands research into inflammation and blood pressure disorders
HRI is delighted to welcome Dr Christopher Stanley as lead of the Microvascular Research Group.
Dr John O’Sullivan – 2020 Future Leader Fellowship
HRI’s Dr John O’Sullivan has been awarded a 2020 Future Leader Fellowship for his research into HFpEF, a common form of heart failure.
Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju) – Eureka Prize Finalist
Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju has been named a Eureka Prize finalist for Outstanding Early Career Researcher in recognition of his excellent scientific research, leadership and engagement.
World-first study shows smartphones can improve detection rate of atrial fibrillation in patients following stroke
A world-first multi-centre international study (SPOT-AF) has found smartphone monitoring of patients with stroke is effective in detecting atrial fibrillation (AF).
Dr Melissa Farnham awarded Diabetes Australia grant
Dr Melissa Farnham was awarded a Diabetes Australia research grant for her work investigating the protective effects of a ketogenic diet against severe hypoglycaemia that frequently occurs in people with diabetes.
HRI sheds further light on relationship between diet and cardiometabolic disease
Recent HRI research has validated the metabolic pathways that link dietary components with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.