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A new strategy to prevent heart failure in diabetes

Did you know patients with diabetes are six times more likely to develop heart disease than those without diabetes? Now, promising research could change this statistic and improve the lives of those living with this debilitating condition.

August 28, 20180 comments

Grant’s Life-Changing Diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation

Imagine being diagnosed with a condition you’ve never heard of. This was the frightening reality for 55-year-old loving father-of-two Grant Octoman who was diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), a condition affecting the heart, making it beat out of rhythm.

August 28, 20180 comments

Revolutionising Heart Failure Treatment

Associate Professor Claudine Bonder and Postdoctoral Research Scientist Dr Eli Moore have one goal – to prevent the many deaths that occur from heart disease in Australia each year.

August 28, 20180 comments
Dr Jeroen Hendriks

Spotlight on Heart Researcher Dr Jeroen Hendriks

Earlier in the year Australian Heart Research (AHR), part of The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) Group, proudly announced funding for a lifesaving research project to treat the common heart condition, Atrial Fibrillation (AF).

July 17, 20180 comments
PhD candidate Clementine Labrosciano and Dr Sivabaskari (Tharshy) Pasupathy

Taking Heart Research across the Globe

With your support, Australian Heart Research (AHR) is committed to ensuring our researchers can collaborate with world-class cardiologists around the globe leading to better treatments and improved care for heart disease sooner.

January 30, 20180 comments
Professor Beltrame

National Support Boosts Heart Care

A groundbreaking new research project coordinated from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) has secured national funding to change the way patients undergoing elective coronary stenting are treated across the state. Leading this innovative project is Professor John Beltrame who has been awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership grant to identify the […]

January 16, 20181 comment