Professor Ron Plotnikoff
December 30, 2013

University of Newcastle physical activity researcher Professor Ron Plotnikoff is taking a stand against sedentary office work, describing sitting as the new “smoking” in terms of Australia’s public health risk.

Professor Clare Collins
December 25, 2013

Cherries, strawberries and other brightly coloured fruit and vegetables should be on the guilt-free menu over the Christmas break, according to HMRI nutrition and dietitian researcher Professor Clare Collins. They don’t just taste good … they possibly make you look good as well.

Professor David Lubans
December 23, 2013

With the NSW Christmas school holidays in full swing, HMRI researcher Associate Professor David Lubans is urging children to spend more time in the backyard and less in front of the television and computer.

Professor Rodney Scott
December 23, 2013

Patients with a high hereditary risk of developing colorectal cancer will benefit from a new international study involving Hunter Medical Research Institute geneticist Professor Rodney Scott which refines the global database of genetic information.

 Dr Kathryn Skelding
December 20, 2013

HMRI researcher Dr Kathryn Skelding is one of 17 young scientists to receive a Cure Cancer Australia funding boost this week, with a project aimed at developing a new targeted treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia.

Dr Andrew Gardner
December 20, 2013

University of Newcastle neuroscience researcher Dr Andrew Gardner has received a highly competitive 2013 Australia Award to continue his research and studies overseas.

Professor Zsolt Balogh
December 18, 2013

The battle to save accident victims in Intensive Care often extends beyond treating the original injury, with multiple organ failure (MOF) presenting a constant threat. 

Director Michael Nilsson
December 16, 2013

At HMRI events, we sometimes invite people to say a few words about what motivates them to support HMRI as donor, or to work here as a medical researcher.

Allan and Lyn Davies
December 14, 2013

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.

Professor John Forbes
December 13, 2013

Taking the breast cancer drug Anastrozole for five years reduced the chances of postmenopausal women at high risk of breast cancer developing the disease by 53 per cent compared with women who took a placebo, according to a study published in The Lancet today.