News • 4 Dec 2017
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is safer than smoking and Australian doctors can be confident about prescribing it for their pregnant patients, according to the authors of a Narrative Review published online by the Medical Journal of Australia.
News • 27 Nov 2017
An underlying mechanism linking obesity with the development of endometrial cancer has, for the first time, been demonstrated by a Hunter Medical Research Institute research team.
News • 25 Sep 2017
Research from the University of Newcastle (UON) has revealed a more targeted way of treating T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL), an aggressive type of cancer typically prevalent in children and adolescents.
News • 9 Aug 2017
Hopes of finding an early-warning signal for ovarian cancer have been boosted by a protein discovery at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).
News • 19 Jun 2017
As UON campuses prepare to go completely smoke-free on 1 July 2017, Cancer Institute NSW Early Career Fellow and behavioural scientist Dr Flora Tzelepis is conducting a new study to determine the effectiveness of video consultations in supporting smokers to quit.
News • 5 Jun 2017
Three University of Newcastle (UON) researchers have today been awarded more than $4.5m in prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) fellowships.
News • 25 May 2017
An in-depth atlas of the tumour microenvironment has been mapped by an international cancer team involving Hunter researcher Dr Craig Gedye, seeking to build a clearer picture of how the immune system is involved with cancer.
News • 9 May 2017
Honouring the profoundly tragic loss of their cherished daughter Vanessa, winemaking legends Brian and Fay McGuigan – together with the University of Newcastle – have jointly funded an unprecedented 10-year Hunter Medical Research Institute Fellowship dedicated to ovarian cancer research.
News • 27 Mar 2017
A group led by University of Newcastle biochemistry researcher Hubert Hondermarck has found parallels between tissue regeneration, nerve growth and tumour development, confirming for the first time that the nervous system is strongly implicated in the onset and spread of cancer.
News • 13 Mar 2017
Professor Rodney Scott from the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy in the Faculty of Health and Medicine, has been awarded the title of Laureate Professor, in recognition of his remarkable research career and outstanding contributions in the field of genetics in medicine.
News • 9 Mar 2017
In an exciting step forward toward gender equity, Dr Nikola Bowden has been appointed to the NHMRC Women in Health Science working committee.
News • 2 Mar 2017
Cancer Council NSW has awarded nearly $6 million to 15 ground-breaking cancer research projects at their annual NSW Research Awards. The grants help fund future breakthroughs in cancer research, with 15 of Australia’s leading research teams paving the way for new ways to treat the disease.