Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) respiratory researchers from the University of Newcastle have played an integral role in developing a new preventative nasal spray treatment by Australian biotech company, Ena Respiratory, that could protect people from COVID-19 infection and prevent transmission.
With unexplained gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms a common and costly burden for many Australians, a new NHMRC funded Centre for Research Excellence will be launched on Wednesday 9 September, to advance the understanding, identification and treatment of chronic digestive diseases.
From this Fathers’ Day, 30,000 NSW fathers will get the chance to have messages from their new baby even if it’s before the birth. Researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) have created a digital platform to deliver advice and guidance directly to new dads via text.
Each year in the Hunter New England (HNE) region, over 900 people experience their first heart attack, placing HNE within NSW’s highest cardiovascular disease mortality band.
In an effort to reduce the region’s risk of heart disease, researchers from NSW Regional Health Partners (NSWRHP) including the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and Hunter New England Health have been awarded a Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant of over $1 million.
The University of Newcastle’s Centre for Advanced Training Systems (ATS) is excited to deploy their TACTICS VR: Acute Stroke Workflow training tool to 7 interstate sites in South Australia, as part of the next phase of the TACTICS clinical trial.
Dr Bridie Goggins is a postdoctoral researcher working in the Gastrointestinal Research Group at HMRI. But (probably more famously) she's the brains behind HMRI's 2019 Open Day's hugely popular Poo Room. Bridie conceived of the Poo Room to demystify and de-stigmatise the gut, and poo. We don't often talk about poo, or people who are suffering with gut problems. Bridie wants to change that.