Professor Helge Rasmussen divides his time between working as an interventional cardiologist and leading a team of researchers in molecular and cellular medicine. A particular focus of his research is learning how heart cells work, which has led to discoveries that could mean better treatment for heart failure and other forms of cardiovascular disease.
Your support powers our researchers to explore new medical breakthroughs in heart disease.
Professor Geoffrey Tofler has over 20 years’ experience as a clinical consultant cardiologist, including 13 years at Harvard Medical School Hospital in Boston.
Prof Gemma Figtree is committed to improving the care for heart attack patients, using her knowledge of redox signalling to develop methods of identifying those at highest risk of adverse outcomes, and discovering novel therapies, inspired by her clinical work as an interventional cardiologist at Royal North Shore Hospital.
Dr Bonnitcha is a Chemical Pathology Registrar at RPA hospital and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Northern and Central Clinical Schools in the Medical Faculty.
Professor Kluckow is a Senior Staff Specialist in Neonatology at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney and a Professor of Neonatology at the University of Sydney, Australia. With his Sydney based research group, he has led the development of neonatal haemodynamics and point of care ultrasound in the neonatal unit for the past 20 years,
Dr Liu is recognised as one of the leading researchers at the Kolling Medical Research Institute at University of Sydney; in particular she is highly regarded for her expertise in free radical biochemistry and molecular biology .
Dr Anthony Ashton graduated with a PhD from UNSW and spent 12 years developing his skills in cardiovascular research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. His research is focused on how abnormal reaction of maternal blood vessels can predispose a woman to life threatening complications during pregnancy.
Dr Kristen Bubb has been awarded an Early Career Researcher Grant, which will allow her to pursue her research interests, develop as an independent scientist and mentor a PhD student. Dr Bubb is currently transitioning back to research in Australia after spending her entire post-doctorate career in London.
Dr Hansen is a medical doctor with a particular interest in interventional cardiology, and is embarking on a PhD in basic and translational cardiovascular research.