Laureate Professor Rodney Scott
March 16, 2017

A Laureate Professorship has been bestowed on HMRI’s Information Based Medicine co-leader Rodney Scott in recognition of his remarkable research career in medical genetics

Variety is the 'Auspice' of Life
March 14, 2017

If you’re aged 55-60 and have two of three risk factors – high blood pressure, high cholesterol or excessive body weight – you could participate in a national study testing whether a one-off vaccine can reduce the risk of both heart attack and stroke.

HMRI Director - Professor Michael Nilsson
March 13, 2017

The Hunter Medical Research Institute Board has confirmed the reappointment of Professor Michael Nilsson as HMRI Director following the completion of his original five-year term.

Associate Professor Mitch Duncan
March 13, 2017

A new project is hoping to unlock whether sleep is the missing link in healthy weight loss and Type 2 diabetes prevention

Dr Nikola Bowden
March 10, 2017

Dr Nikola Bowden has been appointed to the NHMRC Women in Health Science working committee.

Love meat too much to be vegetarian? Go ‘flexitarian’
March 6, 2017

Studies show health benefits associated with reducing meat intake including better weight management & lower blood pressure.

Professor Stephen Ackland
March 2, 2017

HMRI Cancer Research Program co-leader Professor Stephen Ackland has received $450,000 from Cancer Council NSW for a rectal cancer study

Stroke Finder
February 23, 2017

A timesaving diagnostic device called the Stroke Finder helmet is being trialled by HMRI stroke researchers for the first time

Walking means less time in hospital
February 22, 2017

Study from the University of Newcastle reveals the impact increased walking has on hospitalisation.

Dr Mike Fay
February 21, 2017

Leading radiation oncologist Dr Mike Fay has received a Mid-Career Research Fellowship dedicated to brain cancer, funded by the Mark Hughes Foundation