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
 

The Florey: Innovative new approach for Parkinson’s disease

Florey researchers have partnered with engineers from ANU to develop and study a new type of hydrogel that could radically transform a novel stem cell treatment for Parkinson’s disease.

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August 19th, 2021
 

Podcast: Minding Your Mind

Prof Ian Hickie, of the Brain and Mind Centre has launched a podcast, Minding Your Mind, to explore all aspects of mental health; the different types of mental health issues we can experience, their causes, how they affect us, and what we can do to get help and find solutions.

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August 10th, 2021
 

Australian breakthrough to stop heart arteries from clogging

Victor Chang scientist has led landmark research that has the potential to stop arteries of the heart from becoming clogged by targeting a particular gene.

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August 3rd, 2021
 

Victor Chang: Discovery of live-saving heart attack treatment

New research out of Victor Chang brings treatment for Australia’s biggest killer a step closer, this exciting discovery could lead to new preventative treatments for atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.

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July 16th, 2021
 

Beneficiary Profile: MS Research Australia

MS Research Australia is the largest non-government funder of research into multiple sclerosis (MS). They have invested over $44.3m into MS research via major collaborative research platforms and investigator-led projects.

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December 9th, 2020
 

Thank you from MS Research Australia

MS Research Australia has a message of thanks to the Hearts and Minds Community for the support we provide them and their research to Stop and Reverse MS within the next 10 years.

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November 23rd, 2020
 

Beneficiary Profile: Victor Chang

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death globally and costs the Australian economy $12 billion each year. Every 12 minutes, one Australian dies from the disease. This is why the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is dedicated to finding cures through their world class research.   

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October 12th, 2020
 

Thank you from Prof Pat McGorry, Orygen

Professor Pat McGorry, Executive Director of Orygen has a message of thanks to Cooper Investors and HM1 shareholders for the support we provide them and their research into the mental health of young people.

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September 27th, 2020
 

The ASX company championing hearts and minds

Swinburne’s Centre for Human Psychopharmacology is honoured to have been selected by one of Hearts and Minds’ fund managers, Cooper Investors, as a recipient of funding.

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September 25th, 2020
 

'Silent wave' of brain damage could follow pandemic

Australia urgently needs to prepare for a "silent wave" of COVID-19, which appears to be taking the form of long-term neurological side effects following infection with the virus. 

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September 23rd, 2020
 

Beneficiary Profile: Black Dog Institute

1 in 5 of us will experience symptoms of mental illness in any given year. In Australia that’s around 5 million people. And roughly 60% of these people won’t seek help. Learn what Black Dog is doing to create a mentally healthier world for everyone.

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September 8th, 2020
 

ABC: Cash for Causes

An increasing number of LICs are being created to spit out cash for causes. HM1 is such a LIC that top fund managers donate their time too. This year it paid out $9.3m to medical research. HM1's Chairman Chris Cuffe, speaks to Elysse Morgan on ABC's The Business.

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September 1st, 2020
 

Hearts and Minds keep shining the light on medical research

CEO Paul Rayson says HM1's results are outstanding given the bumpy period. COVID-19 has shone a light on medical research and he's proud to contribute to the field and help support people during these tough times.

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September 1st, 2020
 

Hearts and Minds donates almost $10m to charity

Listed investment company Hearts and Minds Investments (ASX: HM1) will donate $5.1 million to 10 medical research this week, in addition to the $4.1 million it already donated in March. [Financial Standard]

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September 1st, 2020
 

Beneficiary Profile: RPA Green Light

Emergency departments are the frontline of health care, with one in seven Australians seeking help from a hospital emergency department every year. Our medical staff depend on research findings to help inform their responses to urgent patient needs.

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August 10th, 2020
 

Beneficiary Profile: The Florey

Every year, 4.7 million Australians are diagnosed with one of the conditions that the Florey study. That's why they believe everyone has a stake in medical research. 

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July 7th, 2020
 

Understanding biomarkers of cognition in the elderly

Swinburne researchers have been investigating the biomarkers for cognitive ageing in healthy elderly Australians to examine whether age associated cognitive decline can be reduced.

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June 25th, 2020
 

Settling the Mind: Mental Health and Coronavirus Webinar Series

The Black Dog Institute has put together a webinar series called "Settling the Mind", which shares evidence-based insights and resources to help you navigate the affects of Covid.

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June 18th, 2020
 

Charlie Teo Foundation: How hope keeps them going

The Charlie Teo Foundation takes a moment to celebrate 2 years of the Foundation (CTF) and the exciting projects they are funding to help in their fight against brain cancer. 

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June 16th, 2020
 

Beneficiary Profile: Orygen

1 in 5 young people will have experienced a depressive episode by the time they are 18. With thanks to Cooper Investors and Hearts & Minds, we have been able to put youth mental health on the global agenda and progress our work in developing a global mental health framework.

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June 9th, 2020