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. 

Dr Emma Beckett
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Gastrointestinal Inflammation & Infections, Healthy Ageing, Medical Genetics
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Conjoint Professor Greg Carter
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Clinical Mental Health, Clinical Treatment & Palliative Care, Effective Health Services
 
Associate Professor Richard Fletcher
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Clinical Mental Health, Effective Health Services, Global Health, Psychology
 
Associate Professor Gillian Gould
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Healthy Lifestyles, Pregnancy & Babies, Stress and Addictive Disorders, Women's Health
 
HMRI Award for Early Career Research
2017 HMRI Award for Early Career Research
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant
Professor Jeannette Lechner-Scott
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Medical Genetics, Neuroscience, Psychology
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2016 Project Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant
Dr Vicki Maltby
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Medical Genetics, Neuroscience
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2016 Project Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant
Sarah Perkes
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Effective Health Services, Healthy Lifestyles, Pregnancy & Babies, Stress and Addictive Disorders
 
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
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
 
HMRI Award for Research Excellence
2020 HMRI Award for Research Excellence
Travel Grant
2016 Travel Grant
Travel Grant
2015 Travel Grant