The Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa (HICRA)  is an active and productive arena for the training of both clinician-scientists and biomedical scientists. HICRA is comprised of several groups, namely the Cardioprotection Group, Cardiac Disease and Maternity Group, Cardiovascular Genetics and Heart of Africa Projects.

Our state-of-the-art Translational Research hub provides a vibrant and stimulating space for interaction between members from the different research groups.

 A major focus is on translational research and to serve as a centre of training for post-graduate students from South Africa and other African countries.