HMRI researcher awarded a fellowship to fight preterm birth using nanoparticles
July 6, 2021

Dr Jonathan Paul from the HMRI Mothers and Babies research group has been awarded an Early-Mid Career Fellowship from NSW Health to continue his work to prevent preterm birth.

Tackling health issues at their origin with NEW1000 study
June 17, 2021

Researchers will study the human microbiome in pregnant women, fathers, and their children to determine the impact of a healthy microbiome on health outcomes. 

National honour for Australia’s first Aboriginal surgeon
June 8, 2021

Renowned Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeon and University of Newcastle Associate Professor Kelvin Kong has been awarded the 2021 Australian Society of Medical Research (ASMR) Medal. 

Can you be addicted to food?
May 31, 2021

2020 HMRI Award for Mid-Career Researcher Tracy Burrows intends to find out

Do fertility apps work? A HMRI study investigates
May 31, 2021

Women's health and fertility applications make up nearly 10% of all health-related apps on smartphone app stores. But do they actually work?

Getting kids active through education, movement and understanding
May 31, 2021

Associate Professor Narelle Eather knows the pressure on teachers to cover the curriculum while keeping kids engaged and active. Before teaching at the University of Newcastle and becoming a HMRI Physical Activity Researcher she taught primary and secondary school students. 

HMRI hosted ImmVirX raises $22 million for human trials
May 20, 2021

ImmVirX Pty Ltd has announced the successful completion of $22 million in fundraising, which will go towards the first human studies of its new cancer treatment. ImmVirX is a biotechnology company based at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI*) and is supported by the University of Newcastle Research Associates (TUNRA).

National Volunteers Week 2021: Welcome back to our volunteers
May 18, 2021

After a long break due to the pandemic, we have been delighted to welcome back our fabulous volunteers to HMRI.

2021 Gastronomic Lunch raises over $114,000 for diabetes research
May 18, 2021

After being cancelled last year due to the Pandemic, the Gastronomic Lunch of the year was welcomed back in style at Scratchley's on Sunday, 2 May.

Borne HMRI Fellowship Appointed for Preterm Birth Research
May 14, 2021

Early-career researchers are the driving force behind successful advances in science and technology. Thanks to the generosity of supporters, Borne HMRI has announced the appointment of the first Borne HMRI Early-Career Fellowship - Carol Wang.