Hunter Researchers Awarded Competitive Cardiovascular Grants | Professor Aaron Sverdlov
May 1, 2020

Over $20 million in funding has been awarded to NSW cardiovascular researchers, with HMRI affiliated researchers to share in the funds.

April 29, 2020

The bushfires, floods and now the COVID-19 pandemic have had an ongoing impact on many people’s anxiety levels for months. For many Australians, this has had a cumulative impact on their mental health and wellbeing. In situations like this, our minds are responding to a perceived threat has been continuing for months.


The impact of COVID-19 on people with cardiovascular disease and other chronic illnesses | Aaron Sverdlov
April 27, 2020

We spoke with HMRI Cardio-oncologist Professor Aaron Sverdlov about why people with chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes, are at greater risk from COVID-19.

HMRI leading a coordinated approach to clinical trials on COVID-19
April 23, 2020

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) Clinical Trials Unit is playing a key role in supporting a major nationwide study testing potential treatments for coronavirus, COVID-19.   

Professor Josh Davis
April 21, 2020

HMRI is delighted to be involved in a new clinical trial aimed at testing the safety and efficacy of existing drugs for patients hospitalised with COVID-19.

Professor Hubert Hondermarck and Associate Professor Nathan Bartlett
April 17, 2020

Professor Hubert Hondermarck and Associate Professor Nathan Bartlett are researching drug repurposing to offer hope in fast-tracking treatments for COVID-19.

Jessica Stokes-Parish
April 17, 2020

Jessica Stokes-Parish explains what we need to look for in a hand sanitiser.

Professor Xu Dong Zhang
April 17, 2020

Professor Xu Dong Zhang has discovered a molecule in late-stage bowel cancer that typically resists treatment.

Professor Billie Bonevski
April 16, 2020

Here’s what we know about smoking and COVID-19 risk – and how you can boost your chances of quitting while under lockdown.

Associate Professor Nikki Verrills
April 15, 2020

Researchers have discovered a new cellular mechanism that promotes the development of acute myeloid Leukaemia (AML).