Through a focus on health system integration and multidisciplinary research translation, the CV CAG aims to improve health outcomes for current and future generations of cardiovascular patients.

  • Focus and align cardiovascular research across the translational pathway with the needs of the health services.
  • Deliver deeper collaboration and great efficiency to drive excellence, scale, and impact of cardiovascular research.
  • Increase competitiveness for research funding and a heightened recognition for cardiovascular research.


  • Development of virtual eMR derived clinical quality registries - Lead: Professor David Brieger
  • Development of an economic evaluation framework for cardiac services

Leadership Team

  • Prof. Clara Chow


  • Prof. Gemma Figtree

  • Prof. David Brieger

  • Prof. David Celermajer

  • Prof. Robyn Gallagher

  • Dr Sean Lal

  • Dr Rebecca Kozor

  • Prof. Leonard Kritharides

  • A/Prof. Saurabh Kumar

  • Prof. Kazuaki Negishi

  • Dr Sanjay Patel

  • Prof. Julie Redfern

  • Prof. Chris Semsarian

Disciplines represented in the leadership team

Cardiology, Physiotherapy, Nursing