HMRI announces new Institute Director | Professor Frances Kay Lambkin
April 11, 2022

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is pleased to announce Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin has been appointed as the new Institute Director of HMRI for a period of five years.

Hunter health trailblazers crowned with national honours
March 31, 2022

Two University of Newcastle and HMRI researchers who are trailblazing in their fields to improve the health and wellbeing of communities around the world, have been awarded prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) awards.

The painful reality of Endometriosis: HMRI researchers pursue treatment for incurable condition
March 31, 2022

Endometriosis is a progressive, chronic, and painful condition that affects almost one in ten Australian women.

Evidence of brain changes in those at risk of bipolar disorder captured with MRI scans
March 29, 2022

A study that showed changes in the brain in those at risk of developing bipolar disorder raises new hope about early intervention.

Volunteers needed to test anti-viral effects of Lactoferrin
March 24, 2022

Researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the University of Newcastle are looking for participants to take part in a new study on the immune and anti-viral effects of the dietary supplement Lactoferrin.

New video explains why stillbirth is not the mother’s fault
March 22, 2022

Researchers and artists from the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the University of Newcastle have collaborated to create a tool to help women who have experienced stillbirth.

Hello! Hello! Meet Michael and Ollie – the first babies born into the NEW1000
March 16, 2022

On 15 July 2021, weighing in at just 900gms and one kilogram, twin boys Michael and Ollie North became the first babies to be born into the NEW1000 family study. 

HMRI's mobile poo palace coming to a place near you!
March 11, 2022

HMRI's mobile poo palace coming to a place near you!

Donors to Hunter Medical Research Institute have helped fund research into a new nasal spray that could stop COVID-19
March 8, 2022

Called INNA-051, it boosts the immune system to fight common colds in the nose and throat before it reaches the lungs. Now, it’s proved remarkably successful in reducing viral replication of COVID-19 as well. This medical advancement shows what can happen when you donate to HMRI.

Listen up! The importance of ear health
March 3, 2022

By Dr Guy Cameron

World Hearing Day is held on 3 March by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Each year it raises awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promotes ear and hearing care across the world.