Pearls of Port Stephens Show Support for HMRI Ovarian Cancer Research
February 24, 2021

With ovarian cancer sadly taking the lives of over 2/3 of people diagnosed in 5 years, Port Stephens-based fundraising group 'The Pearls of Port Stephens' recently donated more than $3,000 to HMRI to support ovarian cancer research.

Digital tool to dial back COVID-19 anxiety, depression and alcohol use
February 22, 2021

With more than a third of Australians now drinking alcohol daily, compared to 6 percent pre-COVID-19, researchers are developing a digital tool to help communities manage the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.

Meet Laureate Professor Nick Talley: HMRI 2020 Researcher of the Year
February 17, 2021

Meet Laureate Professor Nick Talley, HMRI's 2020 Researcher of the Year. We sat down with Nick to discuss why a career as a gastroenterologist.

Research investment in stroke prevention
February 9, 2021

A new research program is set to investigate the use of innovative online technologies to empower Australians to avoid stroke.

Research shows nasal spray that protects against COVID-19 is also effective against the common cold
February 2, 2021

Research into a new drug which primes the immune system in the respiratory tract and is in development for COVID-19 shows it is also effective against rhinovirus.

New research shows why COVID-19 may affect some worse than others
February 2, 2021

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic it has been well known that the virus does not affect everyone equally. Reviews of patient data around the world has shown that older people, men and those suffering from chronic lung conditions have worse outcomes and higher mortality rates. A new study may have found one potential reason for why some groups seem to get sicker more than others. 

4 Healthy Eating Tips to Tackle the COVID Kilos
January 20, 2021

By Laureate Professor Clare Collins and Dr Rebecca Williams

Originally published in The Conversation

In Australia and around the world, research is showing changes in body weight, cooking, eating and drinking patterns associated with COVID lockdowns.

Laureate Professor Nick Talley named Distinguished Alumni of Mayo Clinic
January 14, 2021

Distinguished Laureate Professor Nick Talley is one of six people in the world to be awarded the honour of Distinguished Alumni of Mayo Clinic for 2020.

Great ideas attract $7 million in NHMRC grants
December 15, 2020

Seven University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded more than $7 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grants, designed to support innovative and creative research projects which address a specific question.

Australian research leads to trial treatment for DIPG
December 11, 2020

For the first time, families of children suffering the worst type of children’s cancer will now have drug combination options with the announcement of a new clinical trial based on Australian research.https://hmri.org.au/researchers/matt-dun