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 Mark Parsons
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Stroke and Brain Injury
 
Project Grant
2018 Project Grant
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2017 Project Grant
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2016 Project Grant
Professor Ron Plotnikoff - Cardiovascular Researcher
Research Program :
  • Cardiovascular
Research Topics :
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
 
Project Grant
2018 Project Grant
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2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2016 Project Grant
Laureate Professor Rodney Scott
Research Program :
  • Information Based Medicine
Research Topics :
Breast Cancer, Medical Genetics, Ovarian & Endometrial Cancer, Pancreatic, Colorectal & Rare Cancers, Schizophrenia
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Laureate Professor Roger Smith AM - HMRI Pregnancy and Reproduction Program Leader
Research Program :
  • Pregnancy & Reproduction
Research Topics :
Pregnancy & Babies
 
Travel Grant
2018 Travel Grant
Fellowship
2018 Fellowship
Fellowship
2018 Fellowship
Professor Neil Spratt | Clinical Neurologist
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Stroke and Brain Injury
 
Project Grant
2018 Project Grant
Equipment Grant
2017 Equipment Grant
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Research Program :
  • Cardiovascular
Research Topics :
Heart Physiology
 
Project Grant
2013 Project Grant
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2011 Project Grant
Project Grant
2008 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
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2015 Project Grant
Dr Frank Alvaro - children's cancer researcher
Research Program :
  • Cancer
Research Topics :
Brain Cancer, Clinical Treatment & Palliative Care, Leukaemia
 
Project Grant
2018 Project Grant
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2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2013 Project Grant
Professor John Attia
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Using Health Data & Statistics
 
Project Grant
2014 Project Grant
Project Grant
2014 Project Grant
Project Grant
2013 Project Grant