June 15, 2011

From 6-10 June, NBN News one again featured Hunter medical research in a special series to celebrate Medical Research Week 2011.

Nick Hinde with his daughters Chloe (left) and Georgie (right).
June 14, 2011

Running his own dairy farm keeps Scone father Nick Hinde busy most days but taking part in Healthy Dads Healthy Kids has not only left him more than 4kgs lighter but has also increased the amount of time he spends exercising and with his children.

May 3, 2011

New research is underway to test the effectiveness of combining antibiotics with commonly used treatments to help people with asthma better control their condition.

April 4, 2011

Latest research shows changing the eating attitudes of parents rather than children is the key to combating childhood obesity.

April 4, 2011

A ground-breaking report released today highlights the wide range of health care needs affecting older women and warns that individuals, communities, and health care systems need to be prepared for major health and social changes associated with ageing.

April 1, 2011

Hunter researchers are investigating why young people transition from an ‘at-risk mental state’ to a first episode of psychosis.

March 23, 2011

In a world-first study, Hunter researchers have found that respiratory diseases could soon be diagnosed through a simple blood test.

Director Michael Nilsson
March 21, 2011

Following an international search, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) Chairman, Bob Kennedy today announced the appointment of Professor Michael Nilsson as the next Director of HMRI.

February 25, 2011

Hunter researchers have made a new discovery with the potential to explain why melanomas do not respond to traditional chemotherapy treatments.

February 25, 2011

Construction of the new Hunter Medical Research Institute building will reach a significant stage today with the pouring of the ground floor slab.