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 Jorge Tolosa
Research Program :
  • Pregnancy & Reproduction
Research Topics :
Pregnancy & Babies
 
Associate Professor Paul Tooney
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Brain Cancer, Neuroscience, Schizophrenia
 
Project Grant
2011 Project Grant
Project Grant
2008 Project Grant
Project Grant
2004 Project Grant
Dr Zoi Triandafilidis
Research Program :
  • Healthcare Transformation​ Research Program
 
Dr Sarah Valkenborghs
Research Program :
  • Active Living and Learning Research Program
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System, Clinical Cardiovascular, Healthy Lifestyles, Prostate Cancer, Stroke and Brain Injury
 
Project Grant
2022 Project Grant
Professor Paulette van Vliet - Stroke Rehabilitation Researcher
Research Program :
  • Brain & Mental Health
Research Topics :
Clinical Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Stroke and Brain Injury
 
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma in Pregnancy
 
Associate Professor Nikki Verrills
Research Program :
  • Precision Medicine Research Program
Research Topics :
Breast Cancer, Leukaemia
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant
Dr Anne Vertigan
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Asthma, Respiratory Diseases & the Immune System
 
Project Grant
2004 Project Grant
Priscilla Viana Da Silva
Research Program :
  • Public Health
Research Topics :
Effective Health Services, Global Health, Healthy Ageing, Healthy Lifestyles, Using Health Data & Statistics
 
Professor Marjorie Walker
Research Program :
  • Viruses, Infections / Immunity, Vaccines & Asthma
Research Topics :
Gastrointestinal Inflammation & Infections
 
Project Grant
2017 Project Grant
Project Grant
2015 Project Grant