Heart disease is a leading cause of death around the world. Globally it accounts for more than 17 million deaths a year and this figure is on the rise. We are developing new strategies for predicting, preventing and treating the disease.


  • Professor Anushka Patel

    • Vice Principal Director & Chief Scientist, The George Institute for Global Health
    • Professor of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
    • Cardiologist (Hon), Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Anthony Rodgers

    Professor Anthony Rodgers

    • Professor of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
    • Chair of Clinical Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of London
  • Dr Praveen

    Dr D Praveen

    • Program Head, Primary Health Care
    • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
  • Professor Craig Anderson

    • Director, Global Brain Health, The George Institute
    • Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
  • Prof Alta Schutte

    Professor Alta Schutte

    • Professorial Fellow, The George Institute, Australia
    • Principal Theme Lead: Cardiac, Vascular and Metabolic Medicine, UNSW Sydney