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UON researcher awarded NHMRC grant

UON researcher awarded NHMRC grant

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

On Friday August 30, Health Minister Peter Dutton announced nearly $70 million in funding for National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) research grants with a UON researcher receiving funding for a breakthrough project.

PhD Opportunity - Abnormalities in innate immunity in asthma

PhD Opportunity - Abnormalities in innate immunity in asthma

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

A PhD opportunity exists within a research group which focuses on the innate immune responses in airway epithelial cells against respiratory/infectious viral infections including influenza viruses and coronaviruses, and how these immune responses can be altered by viruses under the supervision of Dr Alan Hsu

New asthma therapy

New asthma therapy

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

A new therapy developed by Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and UK-based respiratory researchers has recorded a marked reduction in acute asthma exacerbations triggered by the common cold.

‘transpoosion’ for a healthy gut

‘transpoosion’ for a healthy gut

Monday, 25 August 2014

Professor Phil Hansbro's research on the devastating lung disease emphysema, and the role of the microbiome in the gut in this disease, was featured on the ABC's Catalyst program.

Asthma study trials antibiotic therapy

Asthma study trials antibiotic therapy

Thursday, 7 August 2014

A national study investigating the use of antibiotics as a potential therapy for chronic asthma attacks is entering its final recruitment phase, five years after it commenced.

PhD Scholarship - Role of mechanical forces in asthma pathogenesis

PhD Scholarship - Role of mechanical forces in asthma pathogenesis

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Applications are open for a PhD scholarship at the University of Newcastle. As the successful applicant you will undertake your doctoral studies in the Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Disease at the Hunter Medical Research Institute in Newcastle.

Warrior immune cells could win the fight against asthma

Warrior immune cells could win the fight against asthma

Monday, 5 May 2014

University of Newcastle Laureate Professor Paul Foster is developing new anti-inflammatory approaches to treat asthma and infections of the lung. One promising approach is to boost the body's own defence systems against infections, especially against those that trigger asthma.

Asthma and diet link

Asthma and diet link

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Eating a poor-quality diet high in fat, refined sugar and processed foods can worsen asthma symptoms, a study has shown.