Five HMRI affiliated researchers have been successful in attracting $7.74 million in competitive funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council. The funding was announced by Health Minister Greg Hunt MP on Wednesday May 20, 2020.
Researchers from the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute and Hunter New England Health have excelled in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, attracting more than $860,000 to analyse the physiological and mental health effects of hazardous bushfire smoke.
A new auto-injecting pen will allow patients with severe eosinophilic asthma patients to self-administer a drug known as Mepolizumab, with reimbursement under the PBS.
Finger prick technology will bring personalised cancer treatment to patients’ front door
Professor Coralie English and team have adapted to COVID-19, and this current trial reflects that. She explains how the i-REBOUND trial is looking at providing expert support for exercise (moving more) and diet (eating well) after stroke.
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Video conferencing isn’t just changing the way the world does business – platforms like Zoom can also revolutionise group fitness sessions to keep sporting teams and workforces fit and motivated while sidelined by COVID restrictions.
Wednesday May 20 is Clinical Trials Day, a day when we celebrate our researchers and the volunteers who participate in our clinical trials. This day has been chosen to commemorate James Lind’s scurvy clinical trial which commenced on May 20, 1747 and laid the foundation for all modern clinical research which followed.https://hmri.org.au/participate-research
The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is a medical research institute based in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.