The High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia has been at the forefront of research into the causes, prevention and treatment of high blood pressure since its inception in 1979. Our research incorporates the full range from experimental molecular biology and genetics to human physiology and drug treatment of hypertension. Its members are among the national and international leaders in the field of cardiovascular research, through clinical trials, research projects, journal editorships, various academic, government and commercial committees and as active organisers and participants at major conferences

2017  Annual Scientific Meeting – Melbourne 

29 November – 1 December 2017 – Victoria University

Call for Abstracts and Meeting Registration now open!

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 Latest News

2017 Early Career Research Transition Grants

These new grants of up to $20,000 each are intended for early career researchers who need help in reestablishing their research as a result of change in physical location, direction of research or a major career interruption.

The Closing Date for application is Monday 6 November 2017. Click here to access the Information for Applicants and the Application Form for further details.


It’s time to put the spotlight on raising awareness around blood pressure, and May Measurement Month is doing exactly that! During May 2017, millions of people will have their blood pressure measured in one of the biggest public screening exercises the world’s ever seen. MMM17 is being led by the International Society of Hypertension and the World Hypertension League

Click here for more information.


2017 HBPRCA Annual Scientific Meeting – 

The 2017 ASM will be held from 29 Nov 2017 – 1 Dec 2017 at Victoria University, City Flinders Campus, Level 12, 300 Flinders Street Melbourne, 3000.

Click here for more details including confirmed speakers for the meeting.

Franco-Australian Exchange sponsored by Servier 

In 2017, Servier has once again kindly supported this great initiative, whereby Australian members are able to receive a grant to travel to France to visit an institution there and work with the chief collaborator, learning from experts overseas, enhancing knowledge and sharing ideas. Click here for more information.


Asian-Pacific Society of Hypertension (APSH) offers funding for Investigator Lead Satellite Meetings.

Click here to read the details and apply by 1 March 2017. 

Joint ASM Hobart 2016 – Winners and more

Click here for details of the fantastic Joint ASM held in Hobart last December.