HMRI Affiliated Researchers

HMRI affiliated researchers include all health and medical researchers, students and support staff working across the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Local Health District. There are more than 1500 researchers in the Hunter, aligned with HMRI's seven Research Programs.

Many Hunter researchers are national and international leaders in the field.. They work and collaborate across the research spectrum - from basic laboratory science, to developing new drugs and treatments, implementing clinical trials, improving clinical care, health behaviour and prevention, population health, as well as improving health service policy and planning. Together, Hunter researchers continue to improve the health of our community, locally and across the world. 

Research Program :
  • Cardiovascular
  • Pregnancy & Reproduction
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Global Health, Healthy Lifestyles, Pregnancy & Babies, Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
 
Dr Emma Beckett
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Gastrointestinal Inflammation & Infections, Healthy Ageing, Medical Genetics
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Associate Professor Koert de Waal
Research Program :
  • Pregnancy & Reproduction
Research Topics :
Clinical Cardiovascular, Heart Physiology, Pregnancy & Babies
 
Project Grant
2021 Project Grant
Project Grant
2019 Project Grant
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Dr Emmalee Ford | HMRI
Research Program :
  • Pregnancy & Reproduction
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Medical Genetics, Reproduction & Infertility, Using Health Data & Statistics
 
Dr Bridie Goggins
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Gastrointestinal Inflammation & Infections, Neuroscience, Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers, Pregnancy & Babies
 
Scholarship
2016 Scholarship
Associate Professor Jay Horvat
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma in Pregnancy, Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Cystic Fibrosis, Gastrointestinal Inflammation & Infections, Viruses & Vaccines
 
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Scholarship
2016 Scholarship
Scholarship
2015 Scholarship
Gerard Kaiko
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Cystic Fibrosis, Gastrointestinal Inflammation & Infections
 
Project Grant
2018 Project Grant
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Professor Craig Pennell
Research Program :
  • Pregnancy & Reproduction
Research Topics :
Communicable Disease Risks, Medical Genetics, Pregnancy & Babies, Reproduction & Infertility
 
Professor Darren Shafren
Research Program :
  • Cancer
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Breast Cancer, Melanoma, Ovarian & Endometrial Cancer, Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers, Viruses & Vaccines
 
Project Grant
2000 Project Grant
HMRI Award for Early Career Research
1998 HMRI Award for Early Career Research
Scholarship
1998 Scholarship
Dr Jessie Sutherland
Research Program :
  • Pregnancy & Reproduction
Research Topics :
Medical Genetics, Ovarian & Endometrial Cancer, Reproduction & Infertility, Women's Health
 
Project Grant
2016 Project Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant