The cardiovascular research crisis and what to do about it

Garry LR Jennings and Jaye Chin-Dusting
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja16.01166
Published online: 15 May 2017

With reference to Batterham and colleagues,1 we applaud the call to better align research funding to disease burden. We also address this shortfall in the leading killer: cardiovascular disease (CVD).

  • 1 Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 Heart Foundation, Melbourne, VIC
  • 3 Monash University, Melbourne, VIC
  • 4 Australian Cardiovascular Alliance, Chittaway Bay, NSW

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