In a remarkable act of altruism, Newcastle schoolgirl Lillian Harding decided last Christmas not to ask for presents – instead she wanted money to donate to cancer research through HMRI.
A sustained focus on medical research translation in the Hunter should provide a solid platform to capitalise on the Federal Government’s new $250 million Biomedical Translation package tied to the National Innovation and Science Agenda.
Respiratory researchers at the University of Newcastle believe they have a better way of managing the debilitating breathing condition Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) but need more patients to enrol in a clinical trial.
One in three cancer patients experiences a significant financial burden due to the cost of cancer medication, according to new research being presented at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s Annual Scientific Meeting yesterday in Hobart.
Researchers from the University of Newcastle will establish Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) for venom and antivenom with $2.5 million funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), just announced.
From dusk the GrainCorp silos at Carrington are bathed in pink lighting to draw awareness to breast cancer and acknowledge the research being undertaken by scientists and clinicians from the University of Newcastle, Hunter New England Health and Calvary Mater Newcastle, supported by HMRI and the Hunter Cancer Research Alliance.