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. 

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
Associate Professor Aaron Sverdlov
Research Program :
  • Heart and Stroke Research Program
Research Topics :
Clinical Cardiovascular, Effective Health Services, Healthy Ageing, Heart Physiology, Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
 
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Dr Bente Talseth-Palmer
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Medical Genetics, Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers
 
Project Grant
2009 Project Grant
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Communicable Disease Risks, Effective Health Services, Using Health Data & Statistics
 
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
 
Professor Luke Wolfenden
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
 
HMRI Award for Mid Career Research
2019 HMRI Award for Mid Career Research
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2013 Project Grant
Dr Rachel Wong
Research Program :
  • Cardiovascular
Research Topics :
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2014 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