Isobel Stoodley | ABC Newcastle
June 29, 2020

Isobel Stoodley has a passion for helping people be stronger for longer. While her research is aimed at people 65+ she feels that terms such as elderly are outdated, and don’t really apply to the people she sees in her daily work.

Are there risks to consider when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines?
June 26, 2020

With more cases popping up and fear of a second wave, where is the research for a COVID-19 vaccine up to?

An evidence-based approach to fighting COVID-19
June 23, 2020

Associate Professor Luke Wolfenden, Career Development Fellow at the University of Newcastle, Program Manager at Hunter New England Population Health and HMRI-affiliated researcher, has received a funding grant from nib to deliver their ‘Fast Facts’ project - arming health officials more quickly and effectively with up-to-date evidence to better inform the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Kelly Avery-Kiejda | ABC Newcastle 23 June 2020
June 23, 2020

Dr Kelly Avery-Kiejda is an HMRI affiliated researcher from the University of Newcastle's School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy who is passionate about delivering solutions to breast cancer. Although research has come a long way in the last twenty years in particular, breast cancer is still the most common cancer in women - and the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Australian women.

Cancer patients less likely to be prescribed heart medication
June 22, 2020

A new study, published in the journal JACC: CardioOncology, notes that heart disease has become a leading cause of long-term preventable death in cancer survivors.

Greater funding to shift trial to telehealth
June 19, 2020

The Greater Charitable Foundation has committed almost $180,000 to shift an HMRI stroke fatigue clinical trial to a telehealth model.

HMRI Art Series – a colourful inspiration
June 18, 2020

Newcastle Artist Brett McMahon is renowned for his large scale paintings in somber hues of charcoal, silver and grey. They’re powerful and beautiful. So when his 2019 HMRI Art Series work, inspired by HMRI awardee for Research Excellence Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin was unveiled, there were gasps of surprise and delight.

Management of IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) and pharmacists
June 15, 2020

A recent study published in Pharmacy has revealed that while pharmacists were often the first point of contact for patients with initial symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), many of these health professional lack confidence about managing patients with the condition.

Good gut bacteria to help patients to breathe easier
June 12, 2020

HMRI respiratory researcher Kurtis Budden has received the TSANZ Ann Woolcock New Investigator Award for his work in respiratory disease.

HIIT workouts a good fit for workplaces
June 10, 2020

Participants in a workplace-based High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) study felt better, slept better and were more motivated and fitter after just eight weeks, physical activity researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) and Hunter Medical Research Institute have found.