News

Associate Professor Doan Ngo

News • 2 Feb 2021

Today’s cancer patients need not be tomorrow’s cardiovascular patients

Today’s cancer patient may be tomorrow’s cardiac patient, with almost a third of people who survive cancer developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Health students go rural with the Department of Rural Health

News • 12 Aug 2020

Growing numbers of health students choose to “go rural” in 2021

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.

Associate Professor Aaron Sverdlov

News • 7 Nov 2018

Heart failure researcher named 2018 rising star

Associate Professor Aaron Sverdlov has been recognised with the 2018 Ministerial Award for Rising Stars in Cardiovascular Research.

Heart Funding - small

News • 11 Dec 2017

Newcastle researchers awarded $750,000 to help heart health

Six Hunter researchers will focus on helping Australians have better heart health by investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of heart disease, after securing more than $750,000 in funding from the Heart Foundation.

PhD student Jessica Ferguson and Professor Manohar Garg

News • 20 Mar 2017

Five-pronged approach to diabetes and heart disease

Nutrition researchers at the University of Newcastle have five new clinical trials concurrently under recruitment in the Hunter, aiming to combat type 2 diabetes and heart disease with an array of natural dietary supplements and tasty foods.

Rohith Thota

News • 28 Oct 2016

Heart Health Study recruiting people with Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) and John Hunter Hospital are looking for volunteers to take part in a clinical trial which will examine use of curcumin and/or omega-3 fats for lowering cardiovascular disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes.

Professor Andrew Boyle

News • 1 Dec 2015

Drug trial to reduce scarring after heart scare

Hunter heart attack survivors will be among the first in the world to trial a new drug designed to reduce the tissue scarring commonly associated with heart weakening and potential failure.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.