Checking check-ups to help Close the Gap
July 12, 2019

A new intervention aims to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who receive an annual GP check-up.

Professor Manohar Garg
July 8, 2019

World Health Organisation advice on reducing saturated fat intake might inadvertently lead to malnutrition, nutrition experts say

Dr Heidi Janssen
June 19, 2019

Stroke researcher Dr Heidi Janssen has received HMRI's first Women in Medical Research Fellowship to help reconnect stroke survivors with the community.

Dr Carmel Smart
June 19, 2019

A diabetes trial is underway, using a smartphone app to determine insulin dosage based on food intake.

Bob Kennedy
June 11, 2019

Two former HMRI chairs and a toxicology researcher were named a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in Queens Birthday Honours.

Josie and Dr Matt Dun (dad)
June 11, 2019

Dr Matt Dun is working to trial new treatments for DIPG (brain cancer) in the hope of saving his daughter Josie and other kids like her.

May 30, 2019

HMRI-affiliated researchers are working on an array of research projects aimed at stopping smoking.

Professor John Wiggers
May 21, 2019

The World Health Organisation will collaborate with Newcastle researchers to fight non-communicable diseases.

Professor Brett Neilan and Professor Mark Flynn
May 20, 2019

A new multimillion-dollar project will develop an artificial intelligence surveillance system to better tackle antimicrobial resistance.

Gillian Gould
May 13, 2019

Health professionals and organisations to receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy.