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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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

Imagine a Healthier Future

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

Funding medical research

In the latest edition of Baker IDI Perspectives, we explore some of the challenges and opportunities that the proposed $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund presents.
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2013 Annual Report

Highlights over the past year include scientific discoveries that are helping to tackle frailty, high blood pressure and atherosclerosis.

Become a research volunteer

Make a difference and improve the health of Australians by becoming a clinical research volunteer.
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Scientists recognised with esteemed awards

Baker IDI researchers have been acknowledged with national and international research awards during the past week.

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

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
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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