$82 million boost for cardio research

Cardiovascular research has done well in the latest round of NHMRC grants, with awards worth $82 million going to 106 projects.

It received around 15% of the $540 million funding for 2015, with only oncology getting a larger slice at $98 million. This was followed by diabetes research ($54 million) and mental health ($38.5 million).

One of the projects, led by Professor Jonathan Caparetis (pictured) from the