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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
Judy Myers Main Image

The leading heart research relieving 4 years of endless pain

There is an advanced treatment for unexplained heart conditions which are hurting your loved ones and mine every day. Because of people like you supporting Australian Heart Research (AHR), the lifesaving research outcome has been made possible. Thank you! Your support this Christmas will ensure this world-first research will benefit more of our loved ones. […]

November 03, 20173 comments
Dr Rosanna Tavella, Clinical Data Manager and researcher-Featured

Research Making Inroads for Personalised Patient Care

Being admitted into hospital after suffering a cardiac complication can be extremely stressful and the unknown can be frightening. Thanks to Clinical Data Manager and researcher at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research Dr Rosanna Tavella, this is about to change.

August 29, 20170 comments
Tim Lamming

Living in Hope for a Better Life

Tim Lamming’s life was turned upside down after he was diagnosed with MINOCA and has been experiencing severe daily chest pain ever since. He lives in hope that Professor Beltrame will bring an end to his pain, with his world-first life-changing research.

July 18, 20170 comments
John Beltrame

A World-First Study into Unexplained Heart Attacks (MINOCA)

We’re excited to announce Professor John Beltrame is the recipient of our inaugural The Basil Hetzel Translational Grant, in partnership with The Hospital Research Foundation. With his team, Prof Beltrame will pioneer the causes and treatment of patients living with chest pain following an ‘unexplained heart attack’.

June 19, 20175 comments
Dr Rachel Dreyer

An Exciting Update From Dr Rachel Dreyer!

We caught up with Dr Rachel Dreyer back in 2015 who is researching after she moved to Yale University Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation in the United States and we have an exciting update to share!  Dr Dreyer has just received a promotion through Yale School of Medicine and is eager to share her […]

April 26, 20170 comments

A Potential Link between Heart Disease and Cancer

An exciting research project is underway at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI) where Associate Professor Betty Sallustio is making inroads in heart research that also has the potential to benefit cancer patients.

April 12, 20170 comments
Vicki and husband

A Widow’s Broken Heart

Vicki Khor was pleasantly surprised to receive our latest newsletter detailing researchers at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research are leading the way in understanding a condition Vicki knows all too well…

April 06, 20170 comments