- Professor Peter Barlis
Honorary Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne; Interventional Cardiologist, St Vincent's and Northern Hospitals
Get your heart checked
The recent deaths of high-profile Australians to suspected heart attacks reminds us all to check our heart health, says University of Melbourne expert.
Using maths to assess blocked arteries
University of Melbourne researchers have used laser imaging to mathematically model the severity of artery blockages and now may be able to predict danger areas
The stent tech-race against heart attack
From dissolving materials to nanoscience, a technology race is underway to make coronary stents failure-proof because stent failure often means a heart attack.
3D printing to save hearts
Researchers are a step closer to 3D printing custom heart stents during cardiac surgery, thanks to advances in imaging and computational modelling.