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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 340 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.

Atherothrombosis and Vascular Biology | Professor Karlheinz Peter

Biomarker Discovery | Associate Professor Bing Wang

Cardiac Cellular Systems | Associate Professor Alex Pinto

Cardiac Hypertrophy | Professor Julie McMullen

Cardiometabolic Health and Exercise Physiology | Associate Professor Erin Howden

Cardiovascular Endocrinology | Associate Professor Morag Young

Cardiovascular Inflammation and Redox Biology | Professor Judy de Haan

Clinical Diabetes and Epidemiology | Professor Jonathan Shaw

Clinical Electrophysiology | Professor Peter Kistler 

Computational Biology and Clinical Informatics | Professor David Ascher

Diabetes Clinical Research | Associate Professor Neale Cohen

Diabetes and Population Health | Professor Dianna Magliano

Diabetes and Vascular Medicine | Professor Alicia Jenkins

Epigenetics in Human Health and Disease | Professor Sam El-Osta

Haematopoiesis and Leukocyte Biology | Professor Andrew Murphy

Heart Failure Research | Professor David Kaye

HTLV-1 Research

Human Neurotransmitters | Professor Murray Esler

Imaging Research | Professor Tom Marwick

Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease | Dr Tin Soe Kyaw

Lipoproteins and Atherosclerosis | Professor Dmitri Sviridov

Mechanobiology and Microfluidics | Associate Professor Sara Baratchi

Metabolomics | Professor Peter Meikle

Molecular Imaging and Theranostics | Associate Professor Xiaowei Wang

Molecular Metabolism and Ageing | Associate Professor Brian Drew

Molecular Proteomics | Associate Professor David Greening

Non-Communicable Diseases and Implementation Science | Professor Brian Oldenburg

Physical Activity | Professor David Dunstan

Preclinical Disease and Prevention | Associate Professor Melinda Carrington

Systems Genomics | Professor Michael Inouye

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