Every 12 mins
one Australian dies from Cardiovascular Disease
It's the leading cause of death
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In 2023, Denise will participate in her second Australian Unity Tour de Brisbane. She’ll take on the ride for the second time to support transplant research.
The Prince Charles Hospital’s Critical Care Research Group is revolutionising the way donated organs are transported, addressing one of the major challenges facing the transplant field.
Echocardiography is used to identify a range of heart conditions including those to do with how the heart and its valves function. Learn more.
Lite n’ Easy will make a donation to The Common Good on behalf of customers who restart their Lite n’ Easy healthy meal delivery service between now and April 3.
21-year-old heart transplant recipient Zac Esso is back in training for Tour de Brisbane following a very generous gift from The Common Good partner CUA.
Empire Industrial Estate know the value of medical discoveries, which is why they have adopted this research area! Heart transplant recipient and Company Director Tony Stephens is living proof of...
Ex-Racing Engineer Clayton Semenzin uses the technology from the pit lane to save lives.
Walk into the laboratory of the Cardiovascular Molecular and Therapeutics Translational Group and you’ll feel as if you’ve crossed into a unique and exciting dimension of science. Pipes and pumps, tanks filled with water at precisely 37 degrees Celsius to replicate the conditions of the human body, bubbling tubes crossing over one another–Associate Professor Peter Molenaar’s lab is an intriguing sight.
While any surgery is a physical shock to the body, major surgeries such as open heart and transplant are some of the most traumatic with the longest recoveries. Amazingly, although Cardiopulmonary bypass is used in the majority of heart surgeries in Australia each year, we are still unaware of many of the effects bypass could be having on the body, including the ability to process vital medications critical to recovery.