HMRI Researcher Showcase 2020 - Virtual Event
June 3, 2020

On Wednesday 20 May, HMRI hosted its annual Researcher Showcase, this year as a virtual event. Watch the educational and inspiring presentations from the night by our 2010 Researchers of the Year, Associate Professor Stephen Smith, Associate Professor Luke Wolfenden and Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin.

Major funding boost to explore the health impacts of recent bushfires
June 2, 2020

Researchers from the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute and Hunter New England Health have excelled in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, attracting more than $860,000 to analyse the physiological and mental health effects of hazardous bushfire smoke.

Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson
June 1, 2020

A new auto-injecting pen will allow patients with severe eosinophilic asthma patients to self-administer a drug known as Mepolizumab, with reimbursement under the PBS.

Coralie English
May 26, 2020

In the face of COVID-19, Professor Coralie English, stroke researcher at the University of Newcastle and HMRI, rapidly pivoted to deliver online resources to support online provision of stroke care and rehabilitation.

Clinical trial rebounds in times of COVID-19
May 25, 2020

Professor Coralie English and team have adapted to COVID-19, and this current trial reflects that. She explains how the i-REBOUND trial is looking at providing expert support for exercise (moving more) and diet (eating well) after stroke.

May 22, 2020

Video conferencing isn’t just changing the way the world does business – platforms like Zoom can also revolutionise group fitness sessions to keep sporting teams and workforces fit and motivated while sidelined by COVID restrictions.

Better dosing though finger prick technology | Jennifer Martin
May 21, 2020

Finger prick technology will bring personalised cancer treatment to patients’ front door

NHMRC funding to support chronic disease prevention
May 21, 2020

Five HMRI affiliated researchers have been successful in attracting $7.74 million in competitive funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council. The funding was announced by Health Minister Greg Hunt MP on Wednesday May 20, 2020.

Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day 2020
May 20, 2020

Wednesday May 20 is Clinical Trials Day, a day when we celebrate our researchers and the volunteers who participate in our clinical trials. This day has been chosen to commemorate James Lind’s scurvy clinical trial which commenced on May 20, 1747 and laid the foundation for all modern clinical research which followed.https://hmri.org.au/participate-research