Faculty of Health and Medicine
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Monday, 21 May 2018
Friday, 18 May 2018
Four decades ago the University of Newcastle’s Foundation Dean of Medicine, Professor David Maddison, was promised a free hand to create an innovative medical program.
Friday, 18 May 2018
Associate Professor Tracy Burrows has been awarded the prestigious title of Fellow by the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA).
Thursday, 17 May 2018
Until now, global cancer research has focused on two per cent of the human genome that make proteins. However, break-through research at the University of Newcastle has established exciting possibilities with genes that were previously thought to be ‘non-functioning’ in cancer cells, following the discovery of two new pathways that could play a role in cancer treatments.
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute and the University of Newcastle (UON), in collaboration with the University of Queensland and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, have confirmed that when a woman’s asthma medication is optimally controlled during pregnancy, the rate of asthma in her offspring is nearly halved.
Friday, 11 May 2018
Fighting the urge to fall asleep in class is something most students joke about, but for Kaija Mitcheson, it was a reality that impacted her life for six years and affected her time studying to become a nurse.
Monday, 7 May 2018
Breast cancer patients will soon receive more precise and potentially life-saving radiation therapy thanks to a unique program being developed at Calvary Mater Newcastle.
Thursday, 3 May 2018
During April 2018, The University of Newcastle (UON) was delighted to welcome visiting Fellow Dr Joan Bottorff, Director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention at the University of British Columbia.
Celebrating 40 years of medicine at UON, the Faculty of Health and Medicine hosted Dr Bottorff, who explored potential research opportunities with the University of British Colombia, as well as presented her work on the development of gender-sensitive and gender-specific health promotion programs.