Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Participants wanted for memory research

Would you like to participate voluntarily in a study about memory? Researchers from the Centre for the Heart and Mind are investigating everyday memory in adults over 55.

New report profiles heart failure in Australia

Rediscovering Heart Failure: The contemporary burden and profile of heart failure in Australia Executive Summary We undertook a study of the contemporary burden of heart …

MacKillop Institute researchers to star at cardiac conference

MacKillop Institute researchers will be out in force at Australia’s premier cardiac conference in Melbourne next month – showing how research excellence can make a life-saving difference to …

New clinic to beat diabetes and heart disease

The Centre for Primary Care and Prevention has recently launched a clinic in Colac as part of the MODERN (Management to Optimise Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Risk Reduction …

Experiencing shin pain?

Physiotherapists at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research are conducting a clinical trial to investigate the use of ankle taping and hip and foot exercises for the …

Sister Monica Cavanagh - Launch of The MacKillop

Sister Monica Cavanagh - Launch of The MacKillop

Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven, Professor Simon Stewart, distinguished guests and all here present. It is a delight to be here with you today for the launch of the Mary MacKillop …

E-cigarettes can offer hope for smokers

New research from the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (MMIHR) in collaboration with the University of Melbourne suggests electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking. Dr Aziz Rahman, …

PASCAR Heart of Africa Taskforce

Heart failure is a common and serious problem in Africa due to rheumatic heart disease, cardiomyopathy and poorly managed hypertension. In the past decade, several members of …

Travel grant funding success

Ms. Jill Leckey, PhD Candidate at the Centre for Exercise and Nutrition has recently been awarded a …

Heart of Africa

Professor Simon Stewart, Director of the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health, in collaboration with leading cardiologists from Africa, recently met with his fellow editors to finalise plans for …