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 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
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
Dr Malcolm Starkey
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Viruses & Vaccines
 
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2016 Project Grant
Jessica Stokes-Parish
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Neuroscience, Psychology, Using Health Data & Statistics
 
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
Associate Professor Aaron Sverdlov
Research Program :
  • Cardiovascular
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Clinical Cardiovascular, Effective Health Services, Healthy Ageing, Heart Physiology, Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
 
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Laureate Professor Nick Talley
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Gastrointestinal Inflammation & Infections, Medical Genetics, Psychology, Stress and Addictive Disorders, Women's Health
 
Travel Grant
2016 Travel Grant
Travel Grant
2015 Travel Grant
Project Grant
2014 Project Grant
Dr Bente Talseth-Palmer
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Medical Genetics, Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers
 
Project Grant
2009 Project Grant
Project Grant
2009 Project Grant
Project Grant
2009 Project Grant
Dr Peta Tehan
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Healthy Ageing
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Communicable Disease Risks, Effective Health Services, Using Health Data & Statistics