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 1600 researchers in the Hunter, aligned with HMRI's 19 research programs.

Many Hunter researchers are national and international leaders in their 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 :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System
 
HMRI Award for Mid Career Research
2016 HMRI Award for Mid Career Research
Project Grant
2010 Project Grant
HMRI Award for Early Career Research
2008 HMRI Award for Early Career Research
Professor Stephen Smith
Research Program :
  • Surgical and Perioperative Care Research Program
Research Topics :
Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers
 
HMRI Award for Early Career Research
2019 HMRI Award for Early Career Research
Dr Malcolm Starkey
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Viruses & Vaccines
 
Project Grant
2019 Project Grant
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
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
Dr Bente Talseth-Palmer
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Medical Genetics, Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers
 
Project Grant
2009 Project Grant
Dr Sarah Valkenborghs
Research Program :
  • Active Living and Learning Research Program
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Clinical Cardiovascular, Healthy Lifestyles, Prostate Cancer, Stroke and Brain Injury
 
Project Grant
2022 Project Grant
Dr Anne Vertigan
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System
 
Project Grant
2004 Project Grant
Dr Amy Waller
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Clinical Treatment & Palliative Care, Effective Health Services
 
Dr Michelle Wong-Brown
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Medical Genetics, Ovarian & Endometrial Cancer
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Travel Grant
2014 Travel Grant
Project Grant
2011 Project Grant
Professor Lisa Wood
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System
 
HMRI Award for Mid Career Research
2018 HMRI Award for Mid Career Research
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant