Our Scientists

Professor Chris Hayward


Professor Hayward is a Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, Professor of Medicine at the University of New South Wales, and Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney. Research interests include the haemodynamics of cardiac failure and advanced heart failure management with particular interest in the patient-pump optimisation of left ventricular mechanical support devices (artificial hearts).

Cardiac Mechanics Laboratory

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 spiritual and cultural custodians of their land.