Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Exercise Metabolism Symposium

ACU played a lead role at the Second Exercise Metabolism Symposium in Gothenburg, Sweden this week, organised by Professor John Hawley from the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research …

Professor Barbara Riegel joins The MacKillop

The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research is delighted to welcome world-leading US nurse scientist Professor Barbara Riegel to our team of international Professorial Fellows. Professor Riegel is a …

2017 ESC Heart Failure Congress

Professor Simon Stewart, Director of The MacKillop, recently presented the findings of the WHICH II trial in a Late Breaking Trial Session …

Excising carbs a futile exercise

Despite testimonials from some high-profile athletes and sports science professionals promoting the benefits of adopting a low carb high fat diet for endurance performance, new research from Mary MacKillop …

Landmark Nature Reviews Cardiology publication

In a ground-breaking study recently published in Nature Reviews Cardiology, the Mary MacKillop’s Centre of Research Excellence to Reduce Inequality in Heart Disease led by Professor Simon Stewart has …

Participants wanted for world-first 24 hour trial

Does the time you eat affect your health? Are you male? Aged 30 – 45 years? Overweight? Or do you know someone who is? The Centre for Exercise and …

Professor John McMurray joins The MacKillop

Internationally renowned cardiologist Professor John McMurray, widely recognised as one of the world’s leading authorities on the epidemiology and clinical management of heart disease, has joined the Mary MacKillop …

2017 MacKillop International Scientific Symposium presentations

The MacKillop’s 2017 International Scientific Research Symposium in February 2017 showcased the ever-growing portfolio of world-leading research within our Institute, including the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence to Reduce Inequality …

Participants needed for metabolic study

How does exercise influence the metabolic systems that control the body’s natural circadian rhythm? The body’s natural circadian clock is regulated by night and day cycles, temperature, dietary …

ARC grant success

Congratulations to MacKillop Professorial Fellow Bruce Kemp in being awarded a prestigious ARC Discovery Project Grant funding of $356,500 for 2017-2019. The project, ‘Mechanism of AMPK …