COVID-19: What’s the current advice?
April 27, 2023

As we head into the winter months, we are likely to see the usual prevalence of colds, flu, and viral infections increase, including COVID-19. 

First patient on trial in colorectal, gastric and ovarian cancer study
April 26, 2023

Newcastle biotechnology company ImmVirX Pty Limited has treated the first cancer patient in the clinical trial of its bio-selected oncolytic virus, IVX037.

How bad is the bushfire smoke for your health?
April 24, 2023

Researchers are investigating the impact of bushfire smoke on the heart and lungs

HMRI and The Newcastle Jets - Looking back on 25 years
April 20, 2023

The Newcastle Jets 2010/11 season was the Jets’ sixth season since the inception of the A-League. It proved to be a tumultuous period in the club’s history.  
On 15 October 2010, new ownership group under mining magnate Nathan Tinkler, showed its commitment to the Hunter with a new club strip, emblazoned with the HMRI logo.  

 Associate Professor Michelle Kennedy: Deadly doctor helps people quit smoking
April 19, 2023

Early Career Researcher of the Year 2022, Associate Professor Michelle Kennedy from the Equity in Health and Wellbeing Research Program, is driving a fresh new way of conducting community-based research – and the results are closing the gap.

Running gels and protein powders can be convenient boosts for athletes – but be sure to read the label
April 14, 2023

Can running gels and protein powders do anything food can't?

The Lounge Party
March 30, 2023

Friday 4 June 1999 saw the launch of PULSE, a fundraising group created to support the barely one-year-old Hunter Medical Research.

leukaemia blood cells
March 29, 2023

In a world first, Newcastle researchers have discovered the mechanisms acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) cells use to produce ‘free radicals’ – the byproduct of a cell process that aggressively fuels the growth of cancer cells and limits the effectiveness of current treatments.

Dr Emily Cox
March 28, 2023

It’s the people that make HMRI what it is. They’re more than their work, so we want to shine the spotlight on the Humans of HMRI.

HMRI's 25th Year Anniversary emblem: silver circle with white text in it "powering 25 years of breakthroughs
March 27, 2023

In 1998, HMRI took the first step on a journey that would lead us to become one of the world’s premier medical research organisations. Fast forward 25 years and HMRI’s Director, Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin has lit the birthday candles on a year-long celebration. Speaking at the official launch this week, Frances is excited for what is ahead.