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Heart Research

Life-saving advances in
cardiovascular research,
disease treatment and
disease prevention. 

World-class science fighting
heart disease

With more than 250 scientists and 21 laboratories in one location, this is the Australian headquarters for world-class heart research. Read about the pioneering science and discoveries being made at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. 

Cardiac Transplantation

Donor heart preservation
Heart transplants
New heart failure treatments

Cardiac Mechanics

Cardiomyopathy
Congenital heart disease
Ischemic heart disease
Left ventricular assist devices

Innovation Centre

Cardiogenomics & gene editing
Children's cardiac research
Metabolomics
Cell function & screening

Developmental & Regeneration Biology

Cardiac progenitor cells
Congenital heart disease
Heart development & regeneration

Embryology


Congenital heart disease
Embryonic development
Gene environment interactions

Cardiac Regeneration


Heart failure
Heart muscle regeneration
Organ regeneration

Cardiac Biology

Cardiac regeneration
Heart failure
Hypertension
SCAD

Molecular Pharmacology

Computational chemistry
Drug discovery
Hypertension

Inherited heart diseases

Atrial fibrillation
Dilated cardiomyopathy
Genetics of inherited heart diseases
Zebrafish models

Computational Cardiology

Computational modelling
Drug induced arrhythmia
Pharmacology
Cell function

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Cardiac arrest
Cardiac ion channel function
Electrical activity in the heart
Inherited arrhythmias

Electrophysiology Western Australia

Heart failure and muscular dystrophy
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Sudden cardiac death

Mechanobiology

Mechanosensitive channels
Mechanical forces
Membrane mechanics

Structural Biology

Cryo electron microscopy
Molecular biology
Protein structure

Regulatory Systems

Genome evolution
Gene regulation
Genomics and Bioinformatics

Computational Genomics

Bioinformatics
Congenital heart disease
Mass analysis of human genome data
Statistical genetics

Vascular Biology

Atherosclerosis
Heart attack
Oxidative stress
Stroke