RESEARCH. TRANSLATION. PREVENTION.

Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute is an independent, internationally renowned medical research facility. Our work extends from the laboratory to wide-scale community studies with a focus on diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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Preventing sudden cardiac death in young athletes

Baker IDI researchers want to understand more about the incidence, mechanism and opportunities for prevention of sudden cardiac death in young athletes.
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Baker IDI's New App is Coming

The Vodafone Foundation is supporting Baker IDI to break-up the sitting time of Australians, including the development of a new smartphone app called YoYo. Register here to receive an alert when this new app is released.
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Improving the lives of people with type 1 diabetes

Baker IDI scientists to lead NHMRC-JDRF Diabetes Complications Centre of Research Excellence
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Stand Up For Your Health

In a recent story on Channel Nine's 60 Minutes, Baker IDI researchers highlighted the health implications of too much sitting. Prof. David Dunstan provides some tips to keep you moving.
Imagine a Healthier Future

Support the Medical Research Future Fund

Australia's medical research community unites to champion the Medical Research Future Fund in support of enhanced public investment in health and medical research

Join Hike for Health - Machu Picchu 2015

Experience an adventure of a lifetime and make a difference to life-saving medical research. Join Hike for Health 2015 in Peru

The Baker IDI Blood Pressure Diet and Lifestyle Plan

High blood pressure is more common than you think. This comprehensive guide, written by Baker IDI experts, tells you everything you need to know about high blood pressure
Read Sheri's story

Sheri's race against time.

Diabetes is killing a generation of Australians like Sheri. We can't solve it without research.
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Our Research

Baker IDI's Research

Baker IDI's research is based on the notion of a disease continuum from birth to death, with the aim of treating, managing and preventing disease at any stage.

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Psych Research Participants Wanted

We are looking for volunteers with a major depressive disorder to participate in clinical research.

Are you a fainter?

We are looking for participants aged 18-50 who suffer from recurrent fainting or near fainting spells due to Vasovagal Syncope to participate in a trial investigating the benefit of a new medication - L-DOPS - in this condition.

Baker IDI Sleep Apnoea Study

Sleep study

We are looking for volunteers who are overweight/obese, to identify the best screening methods for a very common sleep disorder called Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA).

 

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