Australia’s cardiovascular specialists have welcomed a new report that shows Australia has become complacent about the impact of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The report calls for a fresh approach to treating our biggest killer, which includes diseases such as coronary heart disease, stroke and blood vessel disease. The report by the Baker IDI, Change of Heart:… Read more »
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Through the generosity of a bequest, the Heart Foundation will be investing $4 million towards helping resolve stroke-related problems in Australia. To maximise the capacity of this investment, the Heart Foundation will be seeking to leverage this funding through partnerships with government, philanthropy and other foundations.
Australian Medical Research and Innovation Five Year Strategy Title: SUBMISSION from the Australian Cardiovascular Alliance to the MRFF Strategy Submitted by: Australian Cardiovascular Alliance Contact information: Professor Jaye Chin-Dusting (Chair), firstname.lastname@example.org The establishment of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) as a dedicated vehicle for investment in medical research has been greatly welcomed by the… Read more »
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The National Board has committed an additional $5. 3M funding in 2017 to the nationally competitive grants offered by the Heart Foundation. This is a one-off commitment from the research reserves to address the short term crisis, and further, the Board has agreed to work towards a significant increase in recurrent funding, supported by targeted… Read more »
Founding board member of ACvA, Livia Hool, recently attended the International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) Congress held on April 18-21 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, along with Dr Kim Mellor and Dr Helena Viola who are both Early Career Researcher (ECR) Representatives on the ISHR Council. Livia, as the Australasian Section President, along with Past… Read more »