Professor Tonkin is a cardiologist who has been a renowned leader in cardiovascular research for several decades and has served the Heart Foundation for over 35 years.
Dr Perry wants to help those who have suffered mild to moderate heart failure, and are at risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD), receive a lifesaving device.
The Heart Foundation’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Professor Gregory Dusting, has developed lifesaving cardiovascular drugs over the last three decades.
At just 28 Stephanie Simonds has already won several awards including the 2016 Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research.
Kathryn Backholer hopes her research will translate to improved health outcomes for all Australians, regardless of their socioeconomic position.
Kyly Mills, a Kamilaroi woman, is evaluating a chronic disease self-management program in an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.
Justin Hamilton’s passion for heart research is very personal. His family has a long history of heart disease, and he wanted to see what he could do about it.