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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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.
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A view to better health

See some of the fabulous images captured as part of Baker IDI's Photography Competition 2014 - 'Better health, better lives, better futures'

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
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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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