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 Sally Hunt
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Clinical Mental Health, Healthy Lifestyles, Psychology, Stress and Addictive Disorders, Women's Health
 
Dr Megan Jensen
Research Program :
  • Asthma and Breathing Research Program
Research Topics :
Asthma in Pregnancy, Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System
 
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2017 Project Grant
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2015 Project Grant
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2014 Project Grant
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Melanoma, Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers
 
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2017 Project Grant
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2016 Project Grant
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2014 Project Grant
Associate Professor Lei Jin
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Melanoma, Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers
 
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2017 Project Grant
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2016 Project Grant
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2015 Project Grant
Gerard Kaiko
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Cystic Fibrosis, Gastrointestinal Inflammation & Infections
 
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2018 Project Grant
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2017 Project Grant
Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin
Research Program :
  • Healthy Minds Research Program
Research Topics :
Clinical Mental Health, Psychology, Schizophrenia, Stress and Addictive Disorders
 
HMRI Award for Research Excellence
2019 HMRI Award for Research Excellence
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2017 Project Grant
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2014 Project Grant
Associate Professor Michelle Kennedy
Research Program :
  • Equity in Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Research Topics :
Healthy Lifestyles, Pregnancy & Babies, Preventing Cardiovascular Disease, Stress and Addictive Disorders, Women's Health
 
Dr Elizabeth Kepreotes
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Viruses & Vaccines
 
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2014 Project Grant
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2013 Project Grant
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Viruses & Vaccines
 
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2016 Project Grant
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2016 Project Grant
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2015 Project Grant
Dr Su-Ling Loo | Respiratory Researcher | HMRI
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System