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International collaboration to detect AF through face scans

28th November, 2019

HRI has worked on new camera technology that can detect deadly heart problems by scanning patients' faces in a GP waiting room.

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Illuminate 2019 – Celebrating 30 years of discovery at HRI

8th November, 2019

The Heart Research Institute’s annual Awards for Excellence dinner, Illuminate, celebrated 30 years of discovery at HRI this year.

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HRI welcomes Dr Xuyu Liu

12th July, 2019

HRI is pleased to welcome Dr Xuyu (John) Liu as Unit Leader.

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Heart screen could protect hundreds from stroke

24th June, 2019

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.

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Why our hearts fail

11th June, 2020

Scientists at HRI and The University of Sydney have made new heart failure discoveries in an innovative world-first project examining cryo-preserved human hearts.

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World-leading researcher in atherosclerosis to join HRI

11th May, 2020

World-leading researcher in atherosclerosis, Dr Tessa Barrett, will lead a new research group at HRI, funded by a prestigious NSW Cardiovascular Elite Postdoctoral Researcher Grant from NSW Health and HRI’s Robert Edward Gough Fellowship.

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Dr Anna Waterhouse speaks at Sydney Ideas

9th March, 2020

HRI’s Dr Anna Waterhouse joined Professor Paul Weiss from UCLA and Dr Shelley Wickham from The University of Sydney, Schools of Chemistry and Physics, to discuss nanoscience and taking health and medicine to the next level at a public lecture held by Sydney Ideas together with The University of Sydney Nano Institute.

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Associate Professor Sanjay Patel awarded NHMRC grant

28th February, 2020

Congratulations to HRI’s Associate Professor Sanjay Patel on being awarded a grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council for his COLchicine CARDIovascular Outcomes in Acute Coronary Syndrome (COLCARDIO-ACS) Study.

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Dr Melissa Farnham awarded Cooper Foundation Grant

24th December, 2019

Dr Melissa Farnham has been awarded a Project Grant by the Rebecca L Cooper Foundation for her research investigating the role of the brain in the development of cardiometabolic diseases in people with obstructive sleep apnoea.

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