More than $1 million has been announced by the Federal Government to support researchers investigating how to combat the most common and severely debilitating, however vastly undertreated, side effect of stroke – fatigue.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.