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Powering Breakthroughs in Research

Powering Breakthroughs in Research

Monday, 8 April 2019

Medical research teams across the University received a huge boost recently with the purchase of cutting-edge medical equipment.

Yoga and mind study aiming to relieve severe asthma

Yoga and mind study aiming to relieve severe asthma

Friday, 14 December 2018

Respiratory researchers at the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute are investigating how yoga and mindfulness classes can improve the quality of life for people with severe asthma.

Research highlights need for a new approach to COPD management

Research highlights need for a new approach to COPD management

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Researchers at the University of Newcastle and Imperial College London have provided evidence that a conventional treatment for common respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can actually lead to worse health outcomes when used to treat symptoms caused by respiratory virus infections.

Hunter asthma duo honoured with European respiratory awards

Hunter asthma duo honoured with European respiratory awards

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Hunter asthma researchers, Professor Peter Gibson and Professor Jodie Simpson, have scooped two of the European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) most prestigious awards.

Pioneering respiratory researcher awarded TSANZ Fellowship

Pioneering respiratory researcher awarded TSANZ Fellowship

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

University of Newcastle researcher Professor Jodie Simpson has been named a Fellow of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (FThorSoc) in recognition of her pioneering expertise and experience in respiratory research.

UON Laureate Professor awarded a prestigious Visiting Professorship

UON Laureate Professor awarded a prestigious Visiting Professorship

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Laureate Professor Paul Foster FAHMS, a global leader in respiratory research, has been appointed as the Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) for 2018.

Prestigious accolade for Hunter asthma leader

Prestigious accolade for Hunter asthma leader

Friday, 20 October 2017

Hunter respiratory research leader Professor Peter Gibson has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) in Adelaide on October 19, 2017.

Nuclear imaging trial aiming to clear up airway diagnosis

Nuclear imaging trial aiming to clear up airway diagnosis

Friday, 18 August 2017

Hunter respiratory researchers are turning to nuclear medicine for a more advanced approach to phenotyping chronic diseases like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), and identifying patients likely to respond to therapies.