Health Innovations Research Institute

The Health Innovations Research Institute (HIRi) connects diverse health and industry communities to more effectively address the changing needs of biomedical research and society.

We translate new scientific knowledge into safe and effective therapeutic outcomes to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Australia and around the world.

We connect diverse health modalities, industry and community to address the health needs of our society. We are experts in biophysics, bioengineering, metabolism, exercise and disease, ion channels and transporters as therapeutic targets, and evidence-based traditional and complementary medicine.

The Institute’s Director is Professor David Adams, and the Deputy Director is Professor Peter McIntyre.

About

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About HIRi

Research programs

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Research programs

Publications

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Publications

PhD projects

PhD opportunities within HIRi including information on scholarships.

PhD projects

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Upcoming events

  • HIRi Seminar Series - Professor Nigel Bunnett 28/10/2014Professor Bunnett will present new information showing that receptors can signal from the endosomal system to induce pain and inflammation.
  • HIRi Seminar Series - Dr Gyorgi Panyi 24/11/2014Dr Panyi will discuss the biochemical, structural and pharmacological features of Vm24, a natural peptide isolated from the Mexican scorpion, Vaejovis mexicanus smithi.
  • HIRi Seminar Series- Associate Professor Peter Noakes 25/11/2014Associate Professor Peter Noakes from the University of Queensland will hold a seminar at the Health Innovations Research Institute’s 2014 Seminar Series, a range of discussions which will address key health issues.

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Australian Centre for Electro-magnetic Bioeffects Research

ACEBR is a NHMRC Centre of Excellence

HIRi seminar series

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