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Clinical trial to study gender riddle in Omega-3 response

Clinical trial to study gender riddle in Omega-3 response

Thursday, 16 June 2016

HMRI nutrition researchers at the University of Newcastle (UON) have found evidence that women and men respond differently to omega-3 fats when used as preventative measures for type 2 diabetes. Now, the researchers want to know why.

Hunter cancer research projects gain $1.65m funding boost

Hunter cancer research projects gain $1.65m funding boost

Thursday, 9 June 2016

University of Newcastle/HMRI researchers have received almost $1.65 million to support four ground-breaking cancer projects, as part of a $39 million funding package announced by the NSW Government this week.

PhD Scholarship - Indigenous Women’s and Children’s Health

PhD Scholarship - Indigenous Women’s and Children’s Health

Thursday, 9 June 2016

A PhD scholarship is available in the area of Indigenous women’s and children’s health for a student from any of the disciplines of medicine, allied health, science, biomedical science or Indigenous studies under the supervision of Dr Kym Rae and Dr Kirsty Pringle.

UON continues to raise funds for Fairy Garden project in Thailand

UON continues to raise funds for Fairy Garden project in Thailand

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has again raised additional funds for the Fairy Garden project at Lampang Hospital in Thailand, a project they helped open in 2012.

Trial to test electronic cigarettes as smoking cessation aids

Trial to test electronic cigarettes as smoking cessation aids

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Electronic cigarettes containing nicotine will be trialled by University of Newcastle (UON) researchers in a Victorian pilot study aimed at helping drug and alcohol treatment patients to quit smoking.

More to do before medicinal cannabis rollout

More to do before medicinal cannabis rollout

Monday, 30 May 2016

While there has been significant progress towards the mainstream use of medicinal cannabis over the past year, there are a number of missing links that need to be examined before it is rolled out as a therapeutic good, according to the authors of a Perspective published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia.

UON welcomes commitment to Central Coast Medical School and Health and Medical Research Institute

UON welcomes commitment to Central Coast Medical School and Health and Medical Research Institute

Friday, 20 May 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) welcomes today’s announcement by the Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham, that if re-elected, the government will support the development of a new, world-class UON Central Coast Medical School and Health and Medical Research Institute in Gosford.

PhD Scholarship - Modulating Cardiac Fibrosis

PhD Scholarship - Modulating Cardiac Fibrosis

Thursday, 19 May 2016

A scholarship is available for a student to undertake a PhD in modulating cardiac fibrosis at the state-of-the-art HMRI building located on the John Hunter Hospital site under the supervision of Professor Andrew Boyle