News • 7 Jun 2021
With the gut now regarded as the ‘second brain of the human body’, University of Newcastle researchers have discovered a new connection between gut health and one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
News • 12 Aug 2020
The University of Newcastle’s Department of Rural Health has seen a significant jump in the number of allied health students choosing to go rural in 2021, showing the increasing popularity of rural locations among domestic undergraduate students.
News • 1 Apr 2019
Medical research teams across the University received a huge boost recently with the purchase of cutting-edge medical equipment.
News • 14 Dec 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.
News • 14 Jun 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.
News • 13 Jun 2018
Hunter asthma researchers, Professor Peter Gibson and Professor Jodie Simpson, have scooped two of the European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) most prestigious awards.
News • 28 Mar 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.
News • 15 Nov 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.
News • 20 Oct 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.
News • 18 Aug 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.
News • 29 Mar 2017
Professor Vanessa McDonald is the first and only nurse to have been awarded the title of Fellow of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (FThorSoc) for her excellence in respiratory health research.
News • 29 Mar 2017
Professor Phil Hansbro has been awarded the title of Fellow of Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (FThorSoc) in recognition of his expertise and experience in respiratory research.
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