Professor Xu Dong Zhang
August 19, 2015

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner has announced 17 recipients for the 2015 Cancer Institute NSW Research Equipment Grants, with University of Newcastle researchers Professor Stephen Ackland and Professor Xu Dong Zhang among them.

Dementia Patient
August 14, 2015

A multi-institute research team led by Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher from the University of Newcastle has been awarded $3.38 million in federal funding to improve dementia care and outcomes.

Director Michael Nilsson
August 12, 2015

HMRI Director Professor Michael Nilsson hailed the decision today, saying the Government had recognised the importance of medical research in securing the nation’s long-term health and prosperity.

Professor John Forbes
August 11, 2015

Professor John Forbes AM, a surgical oncologist at the University of Newcastle and Calvary Mater Newcastle, has won the prestigious NSW Premier’s Award for Outstanding Cancer Research 2015 in recognition of his leadership in the study of breast cancer.

Kirrilly Pursey
August 11, 2015

Craving chocolate? Hooked on hot chips? University of Newcastle researchers are calling for young men and women to join a study examining levels of food ‘addiction’ in Australia.

Sleep App
August 7, 2015

Using a newly developed smartphone app, Newcastle health researchers are commencing a clinical trial to help improve the all-important life balance between sleep and activity.

Dr Narelle Eather
August 3, 2015

A school-based research program evaluating the efficacy of Crossfit training for teenagers has yielded significant improvements in body composition, aerobic fitness and strength.

Premier Mike Baird
August 3, 2015

Mike Baird and Minister for Medical Research Pru Goward announced Australia’s first medical cannabis trial for terminally ill adults, to be led by Associate Professor Meera Agar from South Western Sydney Local Health District and the University of NSW.

Lesley Bignell
July 29, 2015

These are the faces of grim health statistics that continue to plague our community. Hear their stories in Too Many Too Soon, a video that reminds us why we do what we do.

Lesley Bignell
July 29, 2015

These are the faces of grim health statistics that continue to plague our community.