On Wednesday 28th September, the HMRI Brain Neuromodulation Research Program hosted a public community seminar on chronic pain.
Professor Hubert Hondermarck and his research team are identifying the key difference between aggressive prostate cancer tumours and less aggressive, indolent ones, so that the treatment can be dialled up or down accordingly.
Drug repurposing involves investigating new uses for approved drugs that could be used to treat other conditions in a timely, costly and hugely impactful way. Professor Nikola Bowden and Jill Emberson PhD Scholarship Winner, Bayley Matthews, spoke with ABC Newcastle about their research into repurposing drugs to find a treatment for ovarian cancer.
Associate Professor Tracy Dudding-Byth, who is leading research into NF (Neurofibromatosis) at the Hunter Medical Research Institute, speaks with ABC Newcastle about how NF can affect people's lives and what research is being done to better understand why some people develop the condition more severely.