Our researchers

  • Professor Clara Chow

    Professor Clara Chow

    A trial of a new ultra-low dose quadpill to treat high blood pressure has had remarkable results.

    Read Clara's story
  • Prof Andrew Tonkin

    Prof Andrew Tonkin

    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.

    Read Andrew's story
  • Dr Rebecca Perry

    Dr Rebecca Perry

    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.

    Read Rebecca's story
  • Dr Nick Zwar

    Dr Nick Zwar

    Dr Zwar and a team of researchers have found a new system to help GP practices identify patients with high risk factors for heart attack or stroke.

    Read Nick's story
  • Prof Gregory Dusting

    Prof Gregory Dusting

    The Heart Foundation’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Professor Gregory Dusting, has developed lifesaving cardiovascular drugs over the last three decades.

    Read Gregory's story
  • Dr Stephanie Simonds

    Dr Stephanie Simonds

    At just 28 Stephanie Simonds has already won several awards including the 2016 Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research.

    Read Stephanie's story
  • Dr Kathryn Backholer

    Dr Kathryn Backholer

    Kathryn Backholer hopes her research will translate to improved health outcomes for all Australians, regardless of their socioeconomic position.

    Read Kathryn's story
  • Dr Chinthaka Balasooriya

    Dr Chinthaka Balasooriya

    A team at UNSW are helping doctors of the future to improve the management of hypertension.

    Read Chinthaka's story
  • Dr James Chong

    Dr James Chong

    In a world-first discovery, heart researcher Dr James Chong has found a way to save those whose hearts need fixing.

    Read James' story
  • Ms Kyly Mills

    Ms Kyly Mills

    Kyly Mills, a Kamilaroi woman, is evaluating a chronic disease self-management program in an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.

    Read Kyly's story
  • Dr Justin Hamilton

    Dr Justin Hamilton

    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.

    Read Justin's story
  • Dr Pierre Qian

    Dr Pierre Qian

    Dr Qian and a team of researchers have found a new way to deactivate kidney nerves that are often hyperactive in people who have high blood pressure.

    Read Pierre's story

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