Health and medical
Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) awards Newcastle highest rating of 5 in 2010 for cardiovascular medicine and haematology, immunology, and oncology and carcinogenesis
Home to world-leading researchers in asthma, breast cancer and reproductive science
Host to Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health and Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group
Brings leaders together through the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)
Leaders in health and medical research
Professor Nick Talley has made great inroads into the understanding of common but often mystifying gastrointestinal ailments.
Professor John Forbes believes a cure for breast cancer is not only possible, it is inevitable.
Australia's two million sufferers of airway disease can breathe easier thanks to the work of the University's groundbreaking respiratory researchers.
Leading research is delivering a better response to depression when it is needed most.
Finding better ways to regulate fertility has been a career crusade for Professor John Aitken.
The stroke treatments pioneered by Professor Chris Levi and his team have transformed lives and medical practice.
Arming people with good information is the most effective way to fight obesity.
A successful collaboration between two internationally renowned researchers is using medical science and computer analysis to unlock the mysteries of cancer and other diseases.