2022 Heart Foundation grants and honours have been announced, awarding 12 Sydney researchers in the faculty of medicine and health, and 1 from the faculty of science.
These prestigious awards have just been announced for 2022, with the winning recipients detailed below. A huge congratulation to all of them.
Dr Richard Tan
Awarded for developing a localised and targeted immunotherapy approach for vascular disease.
Harnessing the double-edged sword of digital technology to improve cardiovascular health in adolescents.
Professor Kazuaki Negishi
Novel Therapeutic Application of Three-Dimensional Ultrasound and Microbubble to Treat Heart Attack.
A/Prof Saurabh Kumar
Radiotherapy vs catheter ablation for ventricular tachycardia in advanced structural heart disease: a vanguard multi-centre, randomised controlled trial (RADIOABLATE-VT).
Dr Xuyu Liu
Developing nature-inspired safer anticoagulants for adjunctive thrombolytic therapy.
Dr Ashish Mishra (affiliate)
TGFβ signalling in atherosclerosis: a novel serum biomarker and target of nanomedicine to stabilise unstable plaques.
Dr Lining Ju
Mechanobiology for transcatheter aortic valve implantation cardiac surgery related annular rupture.
Digital models of care and conversational artificial intelligence for cardiovascular disease prevention: what works, for whom, and in what context.
Dr Pierre Qian
(also awarded the 2022 Paul Korner Award for Innovation)
New technologies for treating life-threatening heart rhythm disorders.
Dr Sarah Zaman
Pregnancy complications linked to heart disease in Australian women.
Physical activity and heart attack risk in Australian adults with no cardiovascular risk factors.