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UON Professor named one of world's most influential scientific minds

UON Professor named one of world's most influential scientific minds

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Professor John Forbes AM has once again been named as one of "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds" by Thomson Reuters.

NHMRC Funding Success for FSCIT

NHMRC Funding Success for FSCIT

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Researchers from the Faculty of Science and Information Technology have attracted over $2.3 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, to commence in 2016.

MS researchers to explore environmental triggers

MS researchers to explore environmental triggers

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Hunter Medical Research Institute researcher Associate Professor Jeannette Lechner-Scott is investigating the environmental risk factors surrounding multiple sclerosis after receiving a $220,000 project grant from MS Research Australia.

Schizophrenia research first

Schizophrenia research first

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.

Breast cancer gene breakthrough

Breast cancer gene breakthrough

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.

Pablo Moscato: From bioinformatics to Shakespeare

Pablo Moscato: From bioinformatics to Shakespeare

Monday, 23 February 2015

Why does an eminent computer scientist team up with a Renaissance literature expert? To design a study using information theory and computer science methods and determine the authorship of plays and poems where that authorship is unknown or disputed, including some of the works of William Shakespeare.

Unlocking the power of personalised medicine

Unlocking the power of personalised medicine

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.

New sequencer turbo-charges cancer risk diagnosis

New sequencer turbo-charges cancer risk diagnosis

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.