Lillian Harding - Schoolgirl Fundraiser for HMRI
December 10, 2015

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.

Michael Nilsson - HMRI Director
December 9, 2015

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.

Dr Tamara Bucher
December 3, 2015

With the diets of overweight and inactive people having been studied in depth, nutrition researchers at the University of Newcastle are investigating the preferred eating habits of recreational fitness buffs.

Andrew Boyle
December 1, 2015

Hunter heart attack survivors will be among the first in the world to trial a new drug designed to reduce the tissue scarring commonly associated with heart weakening and potential failure.

November 26, 2015

Two Hunter-based research teams from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health have scored $4.4 million in Cancer Council NSW funding to improve cancer service and prevention delivery.

COPD Patient to join HMRI Trial
November 20, 2015

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.

Concussion specialist Dr Andrew Gardner has won a Research Australia award
November 19, 2015

Hunter New England Health neuroscientist Dr Andrew Gardner has been recognised for his significant contributions to medical research in Australia, winning the 2015 Griffith University Discovery Award from Research Australia.

Associate Professor Christine Paul reveals the financial cost of cancer
November 19, 2015

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.

Professor Geoff Isbister’s venom research has received a boost
November 9, 2015

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.

Professor Julie Byles accepts her HMRI Award for Research Excellence
November 5, 2015

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.