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 


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. 5 grants have been awarded this year:

Kacie Dickinson, Flinders University
Melinda Hutchesson, University of Newcastle
Julian Sacre, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
Berhe Sahle, Menzies Medical Research Institute
Jun Yang, Hudson Institute of Medical Research


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.This year’s winner is Rachel Climie.


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.