A partnership between Hunter-based Greater Bank and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) has led to the creation of a framework that now goes well beyond measuring the impact that business funding of medical research has on communities.
The region’s health and medical researchers making a difference to the lives of local kids and their families, and research supporters, were honoured at the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation’s (HCRF) annual awards night on Thursday October 29.
Australia’s largest and longest operating women’s health survey has secured $8.5m in funding.
The Federal Government Department of Health funding will support the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH) for another three years.
2020 has been a year like no other.
The challenges we have faced this year have not only emphasised the importance of taking care of ourselves and our own mental health, but also the wellbeing of our friends and family during difficult times.
Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement that it is investing $125 million across three projects to improve the health of Australians in rural, remote and regional areas through access to innovative clinical trials.
Asthma treatment – it’s not one-size-fits-all
With at least one asthma-related death each day in Australia, a team of researchers has been awarded $2.5 million dollars from NHMRC to investigate personalised approaches to asthma treatment.
Researchers at Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) are inviting people who have had a stroke, as well as past or present carers of someone who has had a stroke, to help design a long-term recovery group for stroke survivors.
Dr Heidi Janssen, researcher and physiotherapist, who works for Hunter New England Health’s Hunter Stroke Service & Community Stroke Team, says the aim of the group is to help improve recovery and quality of life for people living with stroke.
Dr Janssen says most stroke survivors receive approximately 12 weeks of rehabilitation.