Medical researchers from around Australia, along with people impacted by brain cancer, will benefit from the research grants announced by the Mark Hughes Foundation last night at the Hunter Medical Research Institute Annual Awards Night.
Participants in a workplace-based High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) study felt better, slept better and were more motivated and fitter after just eight weeks, physical activity researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) and Hunter Medical Research Institute have found.
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.
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.
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.
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.