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The Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute is one of the few institutes in the world where the work of our staff spans from benchtop to bedside. The Institute has more than 360 scientists, scientific support staff, clinicians, health professionals and students who work across a range of laboratories undertaking research to tackle the deadly trio of diseases: cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. This multi-faced approach ensures that the Institute brings everything to bear on these challenging health issues.

Aboriginal Health | Professor Sandra Eades

Atherothrombosis and Vascular | Professor Karlheinz Peter

Behavioural Epidemiology | Professor Neville Owen

Cardiac Hypertrophy | Associate Professor Julie McMullen

Clinical Diabetes | Associate Professor Jonathan Shaw

Clinical Electrophysiology | Associate Professor Peter Kistler

Clinical Obesity | Professor John Dixon

Diabetes and Population Health | Associate Professor Dianna Magliano

Experimental Cardiology | Associate Professor Xiao-Jun Du

Haematopoiesis and Leukocyte Biology | Associate Professor Andrew Murphy

Health Services | Professor Graeme Maguire

Heart Failure Pharmacology | Associate Professor Rebecca Ritchie

Heart Failure Research | Professor David Kaye

Human Neurotransmitters | Professor Murray Esler

Imaging Research | Professor Tom Marwick

Infection and Chronic Disease | Dr Lloyd Einsiedel

Lipid Metabolism and Cardiometabolic Disease | Dr Anna Calkin

Lipoproteins and Atherosclerosis | Professor Dmitri Sviridov

Metabolic and Vascular Physiology | Professor Bronwyn Kingwell

Metabolomics | Associate Professor Peter Meikle

Molecular Metabolism and Ageing | Dr Brian Drew

Muscle Research and Therapeutics | Dr Paul Gregorevic

Neuropharmacology | Professor Geoff Head

Oxidative Stress | Dr Judy de Haan

Physical Activity | Professor David Dunstan

Pre-Clinical Disease and Prevention | Associate Professor Melinda Carrington

Sports Cardiology | Associate Professor Andre La Gerche

Vascular Biology and Atherothrombosis | Professor Alex Bobik

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With the rising number of Australians affected by diabetes, heart disease and stroke, the need for research is more critical than ever.

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