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HMRI is a multidisciplinary medical research institute based in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.
Established in 1998, HMRI researchers deliver translational research and technology closely aligned to community health needs.
HMRI facilitates collaborations between researchers translating scientific advances into better clinical care, competitive commercial products and improved health care guidelines.
In partnership with the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Local Health District, HMRI’s 1100 clinical and biomedical researchers work across seven key research programs:
By attracting community donations and key Government and industry support, HMRI helps to improve our understanding of diseases and conditions that touch the lives of people known to each of us.
HMRI researchers receive philanthropic funding from the community to support research projects, equipment, scholarships, fellowships and travel grants.
HMRI Research Programs also receive infrastructure funding from the NSW Office for Medical Research through the Medical Research Support Program, and the NSW Department of Health through the Capacity Building Infrastructure Grant Program.