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Funding success helps asthma sufferers breathe easy

Funding success helps asthma sufferers breathe easy

Monday, 5 December 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) has attracted a total of $10.8 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The funding will support 14 projects and one Career Development Fellowship aimed at solving some of the world’s most critical health challenges.

PhD Scholarship:  Indigenous Counselling and Nicotine (ICAN) QUIT in  Pregnancy

PhD Scholarship: Indigenous Counselling and Nicotine (ICAN) QUIT in Pregnancy

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Three PhD scholarships are available to investigate how to improve the health of Aboriginal pregnant mothers and their babies, under the supervision of Associate Professor Gillian Gould and Professor Billie Bonevski.

PhD Scholarship - Understanding  immune responses during exacerbation of asthma

PhD Scholarship - Understanding immune responses during exacerbation of asthma

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

A PhD scholarship is available for a highly self-motivated post-graduate/graduate student at the MSC or honours level (or equivalent) to investigate the roles of respiratory infection in the pathogenesis of asthma exacerbation, under the supervision of Dr Ming Yang and Laureate Professor Paul Foster.

PhD Scholarship - Role of mechanical forces in asthma on anti-viral immunity

PhD Scholarship - Role of mechanical forces in asthma on anti-viral immunity

Monday, 1 August 2016

A PhD scholarship is available to investigate the role of mechanical forces in asthma on anti-viral immunity under the leadership of Associate Professor Chris Grainge, Professor Darryl Knight and Dr Nathan Bartlett.

Protein implicated as key and common cause in respiratory illness

Protein implicated as key and common cause in respiratory illness

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Hunter researchers have discovered a protein that induces both stiffening and inflammation in the airways of the lung, causing severe and chronic respiratory illness.

UON awarded Lung Cancer Fellowship

UON awarded Lung Cancer Fellowship

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Professor Phil Hansbro, School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, has been awarded a substantial grant for a co-funded Fellowship in Lung Cancer Research.

Weight-loss study challenges COPD’s obesity puzzle

Weight-loss study challenges COPD’s obesity puzzle

Monday, 29 February 2016

Faced with a clinical paradox where obesity seemingly offers a protective effect for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Hunter researchers have performed a world-first pilot study aimed at achieving weight loss without exacerbating respiratory symptoms.

NHMRC Early Career Fellowship 2016

NHMRC Early Career Fellowship 2016

Friday, 13 November 2015

Dr Hock Tay has been awarded more than $314,000 in NHMRC Early Career Fellowships funding commencing in 2016 for his research in The role of long non-coding RNA in regulating lung immunity and inflammation.