December 22, 2011

A unique longitudinal study of Indigenous women hopes to address the disparities in the long-term health implications of renal disease between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.

December 16, 2011

Welcome news for millions of infertile couples around the world will be the release in 2012 of technology that will contribute to quicker, more efficient and safer IVF procedures.

Maree Gleeson
December 9, 2011

A Thank You dinner held at the Newcastle Club on December 8 marked the end of an era for HMRI as director Maree Gleeson stepped down from the post she has held over the past five years.

December 8, 2011

The goal of improving children’s physical activity moved a step closer to reality today when the Newcastle Jets and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) officially launched the SCORES project at Mayfield East Public School.

November 25, 2011

Members of Newcastle’s Awabakal community, young researchers and representatives of the region’s health services came together this morning for the official sealing of the Hunter Medical Research Institute’s ‘Healing’ time capsule.

November 15, 2011

Australian fashion icon Jennifer Hawkins and retired paediatrician (turned artist) Dr Cliff Hosking were today announced as dual Patrons of the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation (HCRF).

November 3, 2011

The medical research battle against diseases and disorders as diverse as melanoma, breast cancer, stroke, heart disease, asthma, diabetes, obesity, mental illness – even snakebites – received a major boost last night when the Hunter Medical Research Institute staged its annual awards.

October 31, 2011

Newcastle researchers are working on an international study to measure the health and wellbeing benefits of weight training for men living with prostate cancer.

Professor Rodney Scott
October 28, 2011

HMRI researcher Professor Rodney Scott, from the University of Newcastle*, is part of an international team that has finally proven that taking a regular low dose of aspirin halves the long-term risk of cancer.

October 28, 2011

A record total of $92,000 in grants and prizes was announced at the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation (HCRF) annual awards last night – more than double last year’s amount.