Discover the world of rare genetic disease research with Associate Professor Gina Ravenscroft | Harry Perkins

In this episode, we speak to Associate Professor Gina Ravenscroft. Gina is an Associate Professor in Neurogenetics at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Perth.

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November 21st, 2023

Delve into the world of kids critical care and trauma research with Dr. Marino Festa | Kids Critical Care Research

In thie episode, we are joined by Dr. Marino Festa, or Rino for short. He is the Medical Director of NSW Kids ECMO Referral Service and a senior specialist in Paediatric Intensive Care at Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

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November 7th, 2023

WEHI | Learn how A/Prof Matt Call is teaching our body to kill cancer

In this episode, CEO Paul Rayson is joined by WEHI’s Associate Professor Matt Call to talk about his incredible research. Matt’s team teaches and trains the body's own immune cells to target and kill cancer cells. 

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October 10th, 2023

WA scientists win Hearts and Minds

We’re excited to announce that we have made our first donation to a beneficiary in Western Australia, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Read their media release here.

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October 3rd, 2023

Could insulin come in a pill? How a molecule that mimics insulin may advance diabetes research

WEHI researchers have answered a 100-year-old question in diabetes research: can a molecule different to insulin have the same effect?

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July 14th, 2023

The Florey. Where remarkable minds advance brain research.

The Florey is the home of neuroscience and mental health research, advancing knowledge of the brain to improve health outcomes for us all. Learn more about their organisation here.

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May 8th, 2023

Medicare Heart Health Check Saved

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute says that the Federal Government's decision to extend Medicare-funded Heart Health Checks will save lives.

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May 5th, 2023

Innovation Centre's key role in delivering new stroke treatments

The Innovation Centre at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute has been very useful for Dr Kirsten Coupland from the University of Newcastle to help her shed light on the inner workings of the brain. 

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April 20th, 2023

Artificial intelligence gives new hope for sufferers of severe heart problem

New AI software can improve the diagnosis of severe aortic stenosis by 72% and could potentially change the lives of about 50,000 Australians with the life-threatening condition.

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April 20th, 2023

Saving Hearts to Save Lives

Professor Peter Macdonald from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute opens up about his career as a cardiologist and scientist, the groundbreaking 'Heart in a Box', and the potential of deadly spider venom.

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April 13th, 2023

Case Study Highlight: The Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute

Working closely with Indigenous communities, The Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute is working to help tackle heart disease and diabetes in remote communities of Central Australia.

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March 7th, 2023

A Heart in a Box: The Gift of Life

A “heart in a box”. It sounds like an ad for Valentine’s Day chocolates. But this box contains an actual human heart which is pumping outside its original body, enabling the gift of life from one person to another.

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February 21st, 2023

WEHI: Art of Science Online Exhibition 2022

WEHI has officially opened their interactive online exhibition, Art of Science, which features incredible biomedical images from WEHI researchers.

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October 21st, 2022

PMRI: Digital Education Platform Project - Pain Management

PMRI is developing digital pain education to support the emerging, current and future health workforce and improve the lives of patients with chronic pain.

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October 20th, 2022

VCCRI: 'Heart in a Box'

An Australian method of preserving donated hearts has boosted the number of successful transplants across the world, with new research demonstrating similar survival rates to traditional transplants.

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September 6th, 2022

VCCRI & Baker Institute: Why exercise is vital for heart health

VCCRI's Jason Kovacic and Baker Institute’s Andre La Gerche delve into the inner workings of elite athletes’ hearts and what this means for the general population.

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September 6th, 2022

WEHI: Say Hi to the life-saving impact of medical research discoveries

HM1 beneficiary Walter and Eliza Hall Institute recently released a video dedicated to the life-saving impact of long-term medical research discoveries.

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September 1st, 2022

VCCRI: How does space travel affect the human body?

Professor Jason Kovacic from Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute explains how deep space travel impacts the human body and heart health.

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August 29th, 2022

Cerebral Palsy Alliance: Changing the GAME

A research team at Cerebral Palsy Alliance is working to develop a world-first, early-intervention therapy approach for infants with cerebral palsy called ‘GAME’ (Goals, Activity, Motor Enrichment).

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August 24th, 2022

VCCRI: Update on historic pregnancy breakthrough

Australia’s first clinical trial to potentially identify pregnant women at risk of recurrent miscarriages or having a baby with birth defects is currently underway.

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August 10th, 2022

The Florey: New target in MND drug discovery

The Florey investigates how a previously underappreciated cell type potentially contributes to the progressive loss of motor neurons in Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

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August 3rd, 2022

Remarkable Demo Day 2022: Disability-tech accelerator

Remarkable, Australia’s first disability-tech accelerator made possible by Cerebral Palsy Alliance, has released a video sharing the innovative products developed by the 2022 cohort.

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July 21st, 2022

Black Dog: Space 22

Black Dog Institute’s art-based researcher Professor Katherine Boydell is starring in an ABC documentary series, Space 22, hosted by Natalie Bassingthwaighte. The series follows those with lived experience of mental ill health.

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July 11th, 2022

VCCRI: Could Australia's deadliest spider save your life after a heart attack?

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Professors Peter Macdonald and Bob Graham believe so.

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July 1st, 2022

WEHI: New findings could lead to cancer therapy without harmful side-effects

Researchers at WEHI have developed a way to potentially reduce the toxic side-effects of a type of immunotherapy, in findings that could overcome the pioneering treatment’s biggest limitation.

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June 21st, 2022

Victor Chang: Innovation Centre

COVID-19 may have stopped tours of Victor Chang's Innovation Centre but it certainly hasn’t slowed their scientists from making new discoveries as shown in this video with Sky News Australia.

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March 17th, 2022

Impact Video: Cerebral Palsy Alliance

This video features Professor Nadia Badawi AM, Professor Alistair McEwan, Paul Rayson and others discussing the incredible impact our partnership will have.

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February 24th, 2022

New Partnership with Cerebral Palsy Alliance

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance and are proud to be supporting this important research.

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February 24th, 2022

The Florey: What is 'Zoom Fatigue' and how to avoid it

The Florey has recently published new research that sheds light on the phenomenon of “zoom fatigue” – yes it’s a real thing! Listen to this podcast episode as Professor Bernhardt explains what it is and how to prevent it.

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February 20th, 2022

Partnership with Swinburne & Cooper Investors

Swinburne has signed a transformational $1 million agreement with Hearts and Minds Investments Ltd and Cooper Investors supporting vital mental health medical research.

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September 23rd, 2021

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