Dawn Simpson
February 9, 2023

HMRI researcher Dr Dawn Simpson has been awarded a Stroke Foundation Research Grant to develop a new tool to tackle post-stroke fatigue.

a lunchbox with healthy sandwich, fruit and almonds spilling out
February 1, 2023

The snack aisle at the supermarket is a minefield when it comes to healthy vs ‘fake healthy’ convenience foods. Dr Rachel Sutherland from HMRI’s Population Health Research Program says there are plenty of good choices for a healthy, nutritious packed lunch – you just need to know what they are.  

The CRI Team
January 30, 2023

QBE has recently partnered with the Centre for Rehab Innovation (CRI) at HMRI and The University of Newcastle, to take a closer look at the models of care, including community-care based models, that are used to manage injuries acquired in the workplace or because of motor vehicle accidents. 

Matthijs Bekkers
January 25, 2023

It’s the people that make HMRI what it is. They’re more than their work, so we want to shine the spotlight on the Humans of HMRI. 

January 12, 2023

Is pasta bad for you or is it actually healthy? Find out from HMRI researcher and Molecular nutritionist Dr Emma Beckett.

Strong Foundations
December 30, 2022

When Susan and Amy-Lea met through the HMRI Foundation their mutual creative drive and energy forged a partnership that delivered a glittering string of events – delighting Hunter locals while bringing in much-needed funds for medical research.

Navigating mental health during the festive period
December 15, 2022

Many Australians report an increase in mental health symptoms at Christmas time. HMRI Director, Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin is also a mental health researcher from our Healthy Minds Research Program. Hear Frances talk about how to help navigate mental health issues over the festive period – both your own and that of your loved ones. 

Diagram/illustration of spinal cord
December 15, 2022

More than $5.2m in NHMRC Ideas Grants will be allocated to seven Newcastle research projects led by HMRI researchers aiming to understand, address and reduce the severity of several diseases and conditions.

Neuroblastoma cell
December 12, 2022

Professor Xu Dong Zhang and his team have discovered a way to combat a form of cancer most common in children under five – neuroblastoma.  

Cheryl Milburn
December 10, 2022

HMRI sincerely thanks Cheryl for her efforts to raise vital funds for ovarian cancer research.