The home of heart research
fighting heart disease

With more than 200 scientists and 23 laboratories across Australia, the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
is the Australian headquarters for world-class heart research.
Here, our scientists solve the unsolved to prevent heartbreak happening to you.

Cardiovascular disease kills
17.5 million people every year

In Australia, and around the world, cardiovascular disease kills more people than any other disease or illness. More than any cancer, Alzheimer's, or HIV/AIDS.

Every day, the scientists at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute discover more about how to protect, heal, and care for our hearts. You can too.

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You can make a real difference too

Our in-house research, funded through the generosity of supporters, helps people of all ages survive and avoid heart disease.

A baby attached to a heart monitoring machine
Acknowledgement of Country

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, the Gadigal of the Eora nation, on which we meet, work, and discover.
Our Western Australian laboratories pay their respect to the Whadjuk Noongar who remain as the ongoing spiritual and cultural custodians of their land.