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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 300 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

Behavioural Epidemiology | Professor Neville Owen

Biomarker Discovery | Associate Professor Bing Wang

Cardiac Cellular Systems | Dr Alex Pinto

Cardiac Hypertrophy | Professor Julie McMullen

Cardiovascular EndocrinologyDr 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 | Associate Professor David Ascher

Diabetes Clinical ResearchAssociate Professor Neale Cohen

Diabetes and Population Health | Professor Dianna Magliano

Haematopoiesis and Leukocyte Biology | Professor Andrew Murphy

Heart Failure Research | Professor David Kaye

HTLV-1 Research

Human Autonomic NeurophysiologyProfessor Vaughan Macefield

Human Integrative Physiology | Dr Erin Howden

Human Neurotransmitters | Professor Murray Esler

Imaging Research | Professor Tom Marwick

Lipid Metabolism and Cardiometabolic Disease | Dr Anna Calkin

Lipoproteins and Atherosclerosis | Professor Dmitri Sviridov

Metabolomics | Professor Peter Meikle

Molecular Imaging and Theranostics | Associate Professor Xiaowei Wang

Molecular Metabolism and Ageing | Dr Brian Drew

Molecular Proteomics | Associate Professor David Greening

Neuropharmacology | Professor Geoff Head

Physical Activity | Professor David Dunstan

Preclinical Disease and Prevention | Associate Professor Melinda Carrington

Sports Cardiology | Associate Professor Andre La Gerche

Systems Genomics | Professor Michael Inouye

Vascular Biology and Atherothrombosis | Professor Alex Bobik

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