Could our vocal cords cause chronic cough?
May 19, 2020

Chronic cough is a common and very distressing symptom that affects one in 10 Australians. It refers to a cough that lasts for two months or more, and can seriously affect a person’s quality of life.

Dr Gerard Kaiko mixing hand sanitiser
May 18, 2020

HMRI is providing proactive logistical support to healthcare staff working at the coronavirus coalface, through its partnership with HNE Health.

New MHF-funded Fellowship to fight brain cancer | Dr Julius Kim
May 15, 2020

The 2019 NRL Beanie for Brain Cancer Round saw huge amount of beanies sold for the Mark Hughes Foundation and half a million dollars of the funds raised has been dedicated to a three year Fellowship in brain cancer research.

Celebrating International Nurses Day 12 May 2020
May 12, 2020

Nurses are a vital cog in our research network On International Nurses Day we’d like to acknowledge and celebrate the role that nurses play in research at HMRI, our local health district and beyond.

Nathan Bartlett
May 12, 2020

The big V word is being talked about a lot when it comes to COVID-19, but are vaccines the only answer?

Repurposing drugs for ovarian cancer
May 8, 2020

Associate Professor Nikola Bowden, Professor Jennifer Martin, Dr Michelle Wong-Brown and Dr Penny Reeves from the University of Newcastle and the Hunter Medical Research Institute have successfully been awarded $2.69 million for their Australian Program for Drug-repurposing for Treatment-resistant Ovarian Cancer. 

Professor Peter Wark | Hunter researchers seeking locals who have tested positive with COVID-19
May 4, 2020

Professor Peter Wark is working with a team at the Hunter Medical Research Institute on a study to assess how the immune system responds to COVID-19.

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.