Wednesday, 4 March 2015
Associate Professor Murray Cairns has received an $800,000 2014/15 NSW Genomics Collaborative Grant to explore better treatments for schizophrenia.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Hunter researchers have identified a significant new risk factor for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), impacting women who would currently fall outside genetic testing benchmarks for the disease.
Thursday, 18 September 2014
The University of Newcastle's (UON) Professor Pablo Moscato is leading the revolution of how some of medicine's greatest challenges, including Alzheimer's Disease and cancer, are approached.
Wednesday, 9 April 2014
A HMRI genetics laboratory at Newcastle's John Hunter Hospital has become the first in Australia, and one of the few in the world, to receive accreditation for a new diagnostic system that revolutionises 'NextGen' DNA sequencing for breast and ovarian cancer.
Friday, 31 May 2013
A multinational consortium of medical researchers and social scientists has found a link between educational attainment and tiny variations in a person's genetic sequence.
Monday, 29 October 2012
Four new gene regions linked to endometriosis have been discovered in an international study involving University of Newcastle researchers.
Thursday, 26 July 2012
Five mid-career researchers at the University of Newcastle have received prestigious Future Fellowships from the Australian Research Council.
Tuesday, 3 April 2012
An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Newcastle has shown the potential of a simple blood-based test to identify people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, before any symptoms appear.