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How to cure a hangover
January 8, 2024

For many of us, the holiday season can include enjoying a few festive drinks with friends and family. However, the morning after a night of celebration can often be accompanied by the dreaded hangover. Dr Georgina Williams, an Accredited Practising Dietitian, and researcher in HMRI's Immune Health research program shares some of the science behind the hangover, what causes them, and what can cure them.

'Tis the season for indulgence. Managing overeating this Christmas
December 15, 2023

Dr Georgina Williams, an Accredited Practising Dietitian and researcher in HMRI's Immune Health research program provides some great advice to help you manage your indulgence this festive season.

Celebrating 25 years of HMRI awards
December 14, 2023

Last week on Friday 8 December we celebrated HMRI's 25th Research Excellence Awards. We look back on the past 25 years of award winners and the difference the award made to their career.

Give the gift of health with these Christmas gift ideas
December 13, 2023

Promoting health and well-being can be a unique and thoughtful way to celebrate the holiday season. This Christmas, consider swapping out traditional gifts for ones that inspire a healthier lifestyle.
HMRI Population Health researcher Dr Nicole Nathan shares her gift ideas to help you wrap up well-being and share the joy of health with your loved ones.

Researchers discover neuronal biomarkers of schizophrenia in the blood
December 12, 2023

HMRI and University of Newcastle researcher, Professor Murray Cairns, along with his Precision Medicine team have discovered a unique biomarker in the blood of people with schizophrenia. The findings, published in Science Advances this week, offer a rare insight into the molecular characteristics of the brain by using neuronally derived material present in circulating blood. 

2023 HMRI Researcher of the Year award winners announced
December 8, 2023

In an awards ceremony held at NEX on Friday 8 December in front of an audience of donors, colleagues and community members, three researchers and a research team were honoured with the Hunter’s top research prize.

Celebrating the art of science at the 2023 HMRI Through the Lens exhibition
November 28, 2023

Five HMRI and University of Newcastle researchers were honoured at the opening night of the Through the Lens scientific photography prize.

Dr Eleanor Majellano
November 27, 2023

Introducing Dr Eleanor Majellano, postdoctoral researcher with Professor Vanessa McDonald in HMRI's Asthma and Breathing Research Program and CRE Treatable Traits. 

$9.3m awarded to Newcastle health research projects aiming to improve lives
November 23, 2023

Using facial recognition to transform genetic diagnosis of children with intellectual disability and a community-led breastfeeding support program for Indigenous families are among five Hunter research projects awarded more than $9.3m in Australian government health and medical funding.

Thinking of trying a detox? Here’s what you need to know first
November 22, 2023

Do detoxes work? Research dietitian Laureate Professor Clare Collins AO explains