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. 

Professor Stephen Ackland | Co-Director of the HMRI Cancer Research Program
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Brain Cancer, Clinical Treatment & Palliative Care, Effective Medicines
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant
Project Grant
2014 Project Grant
Paul Foster - Asthma and Respiratory Disease Researcher
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System
 
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant
Project Grant
2014 Project Grant
Professor Peter Gibson | HMRI Respiratory Researcher
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma in Pregnancy, Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Cystic Fibrosis, Viruses & Vaccines
 
Scholarship
2014 Scholarship
Project Grant
2014 Project Grant
Project Grant
2013 Project Grant
Professor John Wiggers
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Healthy Lifestyles
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
HMRI Award for Research Excellence
2016 HMRI Award for Research Excellence
Project Grant
2013 Project Grant
Professor Xu Dong Zhang - HMRI Cancer Program Leader
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Melanoma, Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2016 Project Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant
Shahinoor Akter
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Effective Medicines, Global Health, Using Health Data & Statistics, Women's Health
 
Dr Frank Alvaro - children's cancer researcher
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Brain Cancer, Clinical Treatment & Palliative Care, Leukaemia
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2013 Project Grant
Project Grant
2006 Project Grant
Dr Kelly Avery-Kiejda
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, Medical Genetics, Melanoma
 
Scholarship
2014 Scholarship
Project Grant
2014 Project Grant
Scholarship
2013 Scholarship
Dr Katie Baines
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System
 
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Scholarship
2014 Scholarship
Professor Amanda Baker
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Clinical Mental Health, Effective Health Services, Healthy Lifestyles, Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
 
Project Grant
2016 Project Grant
Project Grant
2013 Project Grant
Project Grant
2013 Project Grant