Targeting health and medical issues in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven

IHMRI researchers based at the University of Wollongong and the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District are involved in different areas of health and medical research, including basic science in the laboratory, clinical trials, as well as public health studies.

They strive to understand how the human body works, how to prevent the onset of chronic health conditions, and how to improve the treatments and health services people receive.

Visit our Find a researcher page to search for our affiliated researchers and see their individual profiles. To explore the currently funded projects of our researchers visit Research projects.

Research themes

Our researchers work within and across three broad research themes.

Below is a quick overview of the different diseases and illnesses our researchers work on under these research themes.