Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Declining risk of sudden death in heart failure

New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine has concluded that the risk of sudden death from sudden cardiac failure has been almost halved over the past …

Self-care of chronic illness - seminar presentation

The MacKillop was delighted to host the public seminar, ‘Self-care of chronic illness’, by Professor Barbara Riegel, Edith Clemmer Steinbright Professor of Gerontology, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, on 29 June …

APRE success for researchers

We congratulate members of the Centre of Exercise and Nutrition (CEN) on their success in the 2017 Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) research grant program. Researchers from the …

Participants wanted for HIIT exercise training study

Can high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and protein supplementation make you fitter and stronger? Researchers from the Centre for Exercise and Nutrition at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, ACU are …

Snapshot of Heart Failure in Australia

The Snapshot of Heart Failure in Australia Report quantifies the burden of heart failure from an Australia-wide to “local area” perspective. This report provides key …

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 …