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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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Yunjia (Carmen) Zhang receives Best Poster Award

17th December, 2019

Ms Yunjia (Carmen) Zhang received the Best Poster Award for her research focusing on the effects of selenium on atherosclerosis development, at the annual meeting of the Society for Free Radical Research (Australia & Japan).

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Collaboration advancing medical research: Drs Anna Waterhouse and John O’Sullivan

13th December, 2019

Collaboration is essential to advancing medical research, so HRI are delighted that Drs Anna Waterhouse and John O’Sullivan and their multiple research collaborations are featured by the Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney.

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Dr Mary Kavurma awarded NHMRC Grant

9th December, 2019

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.

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Monitoring hearts after stroke saves lives: experts

6th December, 2019

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.

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HRI Director of Cardiovascular Research in the UK

4th December, 2019

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.

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Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam awarded at APCH2019

4th December, 2019

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.

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Assoc Prof Simone Schoenwaelder awarded Brain Foundation Research Gift

3rd December, 2019

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.

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Face reveals dark secrets of the heart

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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