Associate Professor Lisa Wood
June 15, 2015

Respiratory researchers from the University of Newcastle and HMRI are looking into whether a high-fibre diet can reduce airway inflammation in people with asthma.

June 12, 2015

HMRI researchers based at the Calvary Mater Newcastle have developed a new treatment option for men with prostate cancer, using advanced stereotactic radiotherapy that delivers high doses of radiation without the need for surgery.

John Wiggers
June 4, 2015

An independent study by the University of Newcastle, Hunter New England Population Health and Deakin University has found that the Australian Drug Foundation’s Good Sports program reduces risky drinking by 37 per cent and the risk of alcohol-related harm by 42 per cent.

John Wiggers
May 29, 2015

A children’s obesity prevention program that was developed and implemented by Hunter New England Health practitioners and HMRI researchers has won a coveted national award for promoting healthy eating and physical activity in the community.

Dr Nikki Verrills
May 13, 2015

Two HMRI-funded researchers from the University of Newcastle have secured a further $1 million in grants from Cancer Council NSW to focus on discovering new methods of curbing and treating cancer.

Professor Ronald Plotnikoff
May 1, 2015

Getting taut and trim can be a walk in the park, according to University of Newcastle researchers who have developed an innovative, multicomponent physical activity study.

HMRI MS Research Red Lab Coat Day
May 1, 2015

A better understanding of the epigenetic profiles of immune cells will provide new insight into the disease mechanisms underlying MS.

Glencore’s Craig Strudwick and Dr Brett Graham with the LASU.
April 30, 2015

A laser-equipped microscope that gives brain researchers unparalleled insight into mental illness has just been installed at the University of Newcastle.

April 29, 2015

National surveillance system is encouraging the community to share their symptoms this flu season. is designed to alert health officials to epidemic outbreaks of the potentially life-threatening disease.

Executive job vacancy – come and work at the “knowledge factory”!
April 28, 2015

Opportunity knocks for a commercially-savvy and community-minded executive to join the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) as it continues its global push towards the implementation of translational medical research excellence.