Medical research was a winner in the NSW Budget handed down today, with $100 million committed to cancer, population health, drug and alcohol research.
As a fifth-generation Hunter Valley miner, mine manager and owner, Allan Davies knows the value of digging – whether that’s for coal, gold or medical knowledge.
Every minute in the world a woman dies as a result of pregnancy or childbirth, and every three seconds a child dies from preventable causes. These deaths are not just isolated medical occurrences. Maternal and child deaths impact beyond the immediate family to the broader society. In Africa, 35 babies and 5 mothers die, for every 1000 babies born.
The search for new pathways to treat melanoma has unearthed a molecular target that may play an important activation role in tumour growth, according to University of Newcastle researchers.
The Hunter’s health and medical researchers found 80 reasons to celebrate last night as HMRI announced or acknowledged its community-funded grants and prizes during the 2015 Awards Night.
Professor Clare Collins was named Researcher of the Year at the Hunter Medical Research Institute’s prestigious 2017 Awards Night.