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The home of heart research fighting heart disease. 

With more than 250 scientists and 21 laboratories in one location,
the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is the Australian headquarters for
world-class heart research. Here, our researchers solve the unsolved to prevent heartbreak happening to you.    

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Your support can help end heart disease

Every 12 minutes


an Australian dies of
cardiovascular disease

Every 4 hours


an Australian baby is
born with a heart defect

Every single year


56,000 Australians suffer
heart attacks

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.

Cardiovascular disease kills 17.5 million people
every year. 

Knowledge is the key.

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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