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Translational health and medical research institute. Fundraising, Events, Charity. International.
Translational health and medical research institute. Fundraising, Events, Charity. International.

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Can you spare a few hours for research?

Volunteer today as a healthy control to help researchers better understand cognitive decline.

https://hmri.org.au/participate-research/cognitive-ability-pathways
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Do we need extra safeguards to protect rights of older people? Professor Julie Byles shares her insights. #100DaysForChange
https://hmri.org.au/news-article/opinion-now-time-care-about-older-people
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Congratulations Dr Andrew Garner and Dr Serene Yoong!

Recipients of Tall Poppy Awards to acknowledge their work, passion and commitment to science communication in sports concussion research and nutrition in childcare.

https://hmri.org.au/news-article/two-tall-poppies-honoured-achievements
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National Health and Medical Research Council - NHMRC has identified researchers from the Hunter as key leaders in chronic disease prevention. $2.5 million has been committed to establish a Centre of Excellence in Implementation for Community Chronic Disease Prevention.

https://hmri.org.au/news-article/funding-success-address-chronic-disease
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Male and female health research has gained a funding boost through an initiative aimed at improving the wellbeing of Australian men and women.

Focus areas for Hunter researchers include ovarian and endometrial cancers, support for Aboriginal mothers to quit smoking during pregnancy and male infertility.

https://hmri.org.au/news-article/federal-funding-targeted-solutions
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Funding boost to support depression prevention in rural Australia. The study includes the development of a web-based platform to help older people remain socially connected.

https://hmri.org.au/news-article/connectivity-reduce-depression-elderly
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The ‘Choose your Own Parenting Experience’ study is a mobile phone game that aims to equip parents with tips and knowledge to help them on their parenting journey.

“We need parents to play it and give us feedback on what works, what doesn’t work and how we can improve the game. This will help us to develop a final product of the game” - Miranda Cashin, researcher.

https://hmri.org.au/news-article/would-you-trial-run-being-new-parent
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Choose your own #parenting experience – a game based, mobile app to help new mums and dads adapt to their parenting journey. Volunteer to participate today! https://hmri.org.au/participate-research/cope-study
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Hunter mental health researchers have published a study highlighting the psychological stress being experienced by farmers impacted by drought.

https://hmri.org.au/news-article/farmers-experiencing-drought-related-stress-need-targeted-support
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Hunter communities will benefit from the most up-to-date healthcare after four local translational research projects received funding.

"I am certain these grants will help us improve clinical care, access to services and most importantly, patient outcomes across our region and across the state” - Michael DiRienzo, Hunter New England Health Chief Executive.

https://hmri.org.au/news-article/235m-translational-health-studies
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