June 30, 2009

Because of the capabilities of Associate Professor Chris Levi and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) Stroke Research Group which he formed, clot busting treatment has been available to stroke patients at John Hunter Hospital since 2000, three years before it became widely used in routine health care.

June 16, 2009

New hope for a Multiple Sclerosis cure

June 15, 2009

Newcastle Foreshore’s top chefs combined their talents on Sunday, June 14, for the foodies’ event of the year.

Associate Professor Mark Parsons
June 5, 2009

Stroke affects 53,000 Australians each year and is the biggest cause of adult disability.

Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation Chairman Michael Slater, Newcastle mum Cara Vasilescu and her son Jude Vasilescu, HMRI Director Professor Maree Gleeson, Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation Family Health and Wellbeing Scholars Michelle Blumfield and James Bray.
June 5, 2009

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation will today announce two innovative research projects that aim to tackle childhood obesity.

Professor Amanda Baker
June 4, 2009

One in five Australians will experience a mental illness at some stage in their lives. Many will also experience problems with the use of alcohol, cigarettes or illegal drugs. For years treatment did not address the link between these two condition

Associate Professor Darren Shafren
June 3, 2009

Cancer affects around 88,000 Australians each year. One in three Australian men and one in four women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 75.

Dr Carmel Loughland
June 2, 2009

On Tuesday night NBN News explored research into how people with schizophrenia process facial expressions.

Dr Peter Wark
June 1, 2009

Despite much progress in recent years, both asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) continue to cause health problems in adults and children.

Dr Chris Levi at John Hunter Hospital. A high resolution version of this photo is available to media on request.
May 21, 2009

Hunter researchers are reminding people in the Upper Hunter, Great Lakes and Lower Manning areas to call ‘000’ if they recognise the signs of stroke so that more people can benefit from brain-saving treatment.