Cardiovascular Research

Our research arm, Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre (MCRC) is a self-funding, independent research group within the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University (through the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health and Departments of Medicine and Surgery, Monash Medical Centre).

MCRC mission statement

To be an internationally recognised centre for cardiovascular clinical research and clinical research training and to partner MonashHeart in being recognised as a leading hub of cardiological excellence worldwide.

Our research groups and themes

Meet the team

Centre Director

Prof Stephen Nicholls is the Director of  Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre.  He is a world-renowned cardiologist, and leads the Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) due to open at Monash University's Clayton campus in 2022.

Prof Nicholls’ research broadly focuses on developing new strategies to reduce the risk of heart disease, involving translational research spanning preclinical human and clinical trials.


Other staff and students

Visit the MCRC website for a full list of staff and students.