Cardiology

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia and worldwide.

Our cardiology teams are committed to preventing death and suffering from heart disease. Our leading research aims to improve the prediction and prevention of heart attacks, and the management of heart attack patients. We are also working to improve diagnosis of the disease.

We are a group of scientists and physicians developing patient-focused research to target the major challenges of diseases of the heart and blood vessels. The Kolling Institute’s close collaboration with the Royal North Shore Hospital ensures our clinical observations and scientific breakthroughs are directly incorporated into patient care.

Find out more about:

Cardiovascular Discovery Group

Cardiac Membrane Biology Laboratory

Preventative Cardiology and Heart Failure

Translational Cardiology Research Laboratory



Events, News and Seminars

International focus on our ovarian cancer research

International focus on our ovarian cancer research

In an exciting breakthrough, researchers from the Kolling Institute’s Bill Walsh Lab have identified..... Read more

Category: Research Excellence

Home grown ideas place physio in patients' hands

Home grown ideas place physio in patients' hands

New research is testing a new way to meet the rapidly growing demand for physiotherapy in our publi..... Read more

Category: New Treatment

Common medication may lower risk of “heartbreak”

Common medication may lower risk of “heartbreak”

RNSH cardiologist Professor Geoffrey Tofler has led a world-first study which found that common med..... Read more

Category: Research Excellence