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Biomedical scientist’s mission to conquer cancer recognised at NSW Premier's Awards

Biomedical scientist’s mission to conquer cancer recognised at NSW Premier's Awards

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Dr Matt Dun was named the Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow at this year's NSW's Premier Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research.

Pioneering partnership to improve breast cancer patient outcomes

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

A new partnership between Hunter Cancer Biobank based at HMRI and Breast Cancer Trials will boost breast cancer research in the Hunter and beyond.

Breakthrough for Brain Cancer Research

Breakthrough for Brain Cancer Research

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

University of Newcastle researchers have made a significant breakthrough in brain cancer research as they continue their campaign to save lives by finding an effective treatment for the most aggressive of brain stem tumours.

$10 million funding boost for local health researchers

$10 million funding boost for local health researchers

Friday, 30 August 2019

More than $10 million has been awarded to further world-class, solution-based research at the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), and Hunter New England Health in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.

New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Health professionals and organisations will receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy under a new multi-million dollar initiative being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Significant funding boost to aid global health issues

Significant funding boost to aid global health issues

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Hunter researchers have been successful in securing more than $2.8million to work toward solutions for some of the nation’s most pressing health challenges.

Mark Hughes Foundation awards innovation in brain cancer

Mark Hughes Foundation awards innovation in brain cancer

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Five highly innovative brain cancer research projects have received over $725,000 in funding from the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) following a nationwide call-out and scientific review by experts in the field.

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Three University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded career fellowships worth more than $1.6 million for research into innovative cancer treatment.