Learn more about HMRI's 2020 Researchers of the Year, Distinguished Laureate Professor NIck Talley, Professor Tracy Burrows and Associate Professor Andrew Gardner.
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.
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).
Preventing the early onset of labour is vital in the fight against pre-term birth but unfortunately developing new drugs is a long and difficult process. Fortunately, there are already several well-studied existing drugs that are known to prevent early labour or stop labour once it has begun.
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.
Midwives play an important role in maternal and newborn health and wellbeing.
On 5 May 2021, we celebrate International Day of the Midwife and acknowledge this contribution and recognise the extraordinary profession and the role it plays in society.
HMRI researcher Dr Gemma Paech, a senior sleep scientist at John Hunter Hospital, said the key to getting a better night's sleep often came down to consistency, some calm, tech-free time before bed, and creating a bedroom environment conducive to sleep.
Originally published in The Newcastle Herald