Blood flow test
April 27, 2015

Researchers at the University of Newcastle’s Clinical Nutrition Research Centre (CNRC) have a new study aimed at guiding women aged 45-plus towards healthy ageing.

Professor Xu Dong Zhang
March 31, 2015

Professor Zhang believes RIP1 sits near the top of signalling pathways for melanoma. Controlling its levels could therefore curb a series of subsequent signals, preventing further tumour growth.

Health Check
March 31, 2015

Australians love Easter but it seems we love Easter eggs more, spending more than A$185 million on chocolate over the holiday break.

 Vestibular Neuroscience by Lauren Poppi
March 20, 2015

By Lauren Poppi
PhD Candidate, PRC for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, The University of Newcastle.

How do we understand the world around us?  A seemingly simple question.

Dr Melinda Hutchesson
March 19, 2015

Young women looking for inspiration to achieve a healthy weight have the opportunity to enrol in a targeted program soon to be trialled by nutrition researchers at the University of Newcastle.

Nienke de Vlieger (left) and Tamara Bucher
March 17, 2015

Nutrition behaviour scientists Dr Tamara Bucher and Nienke de Vlieger are looking to recruit 80 people aged 18-30 for a snack-sorting task and survey.

Associate Professor Murray Cairns
March 12, 2015

University of Newcastle molecular biologist Associate Professor Murray Cairns has received $800,000 in funding for a major genetic study of schizophrenia, with the aim of developing better treatments for the complex neurological condition.

Professor Paul Dastoor
March 11, 2015

Scientists at the University of Newcastle, in collaboration with diabetes researchers at John Hunter Hospital, are developing a saliva-based glucose sensor, using a 2D printer, that might one day spell the end of blood-test needles for diabetics.

Dr Longting Lin and Dr Andrew Bivard .
March 9, 2015

Vital funding from the Greater Charitable Foundation has enabled the Hunter Region’s stroke team to further cement its international reach and reputation, with Chinese-born neurologist Longting Lin being appointed as Imaging Coordinator on the world-leading TASTE research study.

Dr Malcolm Starkey
March 6, 2015

One of Europe’s premier international prizes for emerging respiratory researchers has been awarded to Dr Malcolm Starkey from the University of Newcastle and HMRI’s VIVA (Viruses, Infections/Immunity, Vaccines and Asthma) Program.