Clinical Professor Joseph Hung

Research Interests: Cardiovascular Disease

Professor Joseph Hung has current appointments as Professor of Cardiology at the University of Western Australia, Head of Department, Cardiovascular Medicine at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, and Deputy Head of Unit, School of Medicine & Pharmacology at SCGH. He has had a long standing research interest in the epidemiology, mechanisms, management, and prevention of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. He has been involved as a Principal Investigator and author of numerous publications in these areas of investigation. He is a member of the Western Australian Heart Research Institute and contributes to the Cardiovascular Program specifically in the areas of Molecular Biology, Vascular Biology, Novel Risk Factors/Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Genetics. Since 1997, he has been successful as a CI on competitive grants totaling $1.8M. He has frequently served on NHF RGICs and is currently a Member of the NHF Research Advisory Committee. In 2004, he was on a NHMRC Disciplinary Panel. He is currently also a member of the Scientific Subcommittee of the Busselton Population Medical Research Institute.