Research

HeartKids, with the support of its sponsors and donors, is proud to have committed over $2,000,000 of funding for research projects looking to unlock the mysteries of Childhood Heart Disease.

The specific focus and aim of these has been to:

  • Reduce mortality and/or morbidity from CHD
  • Reduce the incidence of CHD
  • Develop preventative measures to reduce CHD
  • Improve early detection of CHD
  • Understand the causes and disease processes of CHD
  • Improve the treatments and management of CHD
  • Gain a better understanding of the consequences of CHD and its treatment including the neurological, cognitive or social impacts on children affected by CHD and how these issues may be addressed.