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.
Help prevent limb amputation
Every three hours, one Australian has a limb amputated due to cardiovascular disease.
Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam awarded at APCH2019
Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam was awarded the Student Prize at the 15th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension 2019 for her work investigating the effects of aspirin on placental growth factor and the development of preeclampsia.
HRI’s Dr Marc Ellis awarded the RCPA Kanematsu Research Award 2019
HRI’s Dr Marc Ellis has received the RCPA Kanematsu Research Award 2019 to support his research into how platelets become activated by turbulent blood flow, and why this process is increased in diabetes.
Dr Ju awarded Future Leader Fellowship and Paul Korner Innovation Award
HRI’s Dr Lining (Arnold) Ju has been awarded a Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship as well as the Heart Foundation Paul Korner Innovation Award.
HRI’s Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam awarded at SOMANZ
HRI’s Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam recently received the SOMANZ Andrew Phippard Memorial Award for best scientific research oral presentation.
HRI raises awareness on World Thrombosis Day
To celebrate World Thrombosis Day, HRI’s Thrombosis and Haematology Research Groups did their part to raise awareness of thrombosis – a leading factor in heart attacks and stroke.