Who We Are

Advisory Board 

Professor Murray Esler

Professor Esler is a world leading cardiologist and clinical scientist whose research was pivotal to our understanding of how the heart and sympathetic nervous system interact to affect aging, exercise, mental stress responses, obesity, orthostatic intolerance, panic disorder, depression, heart failure, and high blood pressure. His pioneering work led to the emergence of the field of cardiovascular neuroscience, as well as revolutionary treatment for high blood pressure. Professor Esler is senior director, and head of the human neurotransmitters laboratory, at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia. He is also associate director of the Heart Centre, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne; and professor of medicine at Monash University, Melbourne.

Editorial Staff

Gabrielle Babbington 

Gabrielle is a senior medical journalist, based in Sydney. A former registered nurse, Gabrielle has specialised in medical research and clinical practice reportage, for both doctors and the public, for about 15 years. She also specialises in global health in Asia, having lived, worked and travelled throughout the region for several of those years. She strives to fill the gaps in health risk communication with enterprise medical journalism in the public interest. Gabrielle has written for the Economist Intelligence Unit, Thomson Reuters AlertNet, New Humanitarian (IRIN), SciDev.Net, New Scientist, Australian Doctor, Medibank Health Solutions, and many others