Superbug Klebsiella

Findings from an international trial tweaking the use of existing antibiotics may save 30,000 lives annually.

12 September 2018
Scan-of-upper-body-showing-impact-of-tuberculosis-in-the-right-lung

A team of Queensland researchers developing new antibiotics to treat tuberculosis has been awarded $1.45 million by the US Department of Defense.

24 August 2018

A drug developed in the USA is helping to reduce seizures in Australian children with epilepsy, according to a University of Queensland clinical trial.

20 August 2018

A world-first trial of a treatment for Australia’s most common genetic disorder is being led by a University of Queensland researcher.

17 August 2018
Southern Queensland hub to help train regional doctors

A medical training hub designed to improve the skills and retention of doctors in rural and regional Southern Queensland will launch in Toowoomba today.

10 August 2018

A landmark research study is close to a breakthrough that would turn hospital waste into a product that can be used in agriculture or water treatment.

6 August 2018

Research reveals organ transplant recipients could reduce their risk of developing secondary skin cancer by changing their immunosuppressant medication.

1 August 2018

Three University of Queensland research projects have been named finalists in the 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

25 July 2018

Men undergoing either robot-assisted or open surgery for prostate cancer experienced equally good outcomes, a study involving University of Queensland researchers has found.

13 July 2018
UQ’s Wide Bay Regional Training Hub will support medical students and junior doctors wanting to train and practice in the region.

The second of three University of Queensland medical Regional Training Hubs will be launched in Bundaberg on Thursday 19 July.

12 July 2018
Sepsis

Certain antibodies in a patient’s blood stream may enable life-threatening bacterial infections to spread instead of fighting them off, a University of Queensland study has found.

28 June 2018

University of Queensland researchers have discovered how to reverse drug resistance in skin and mouth squamous cell carcinomas.

28 June 2018

A donation of almost $400,000 will fund University of Queensland research looking at the potential of stem cells to repair spinal cord injuries.

26 June 2018

Women who spend more time sitting down as they age are at higher risk of becoming frail, a University of Queensland study has found.

25 June 2018

A genetic defect affecting normal development in children has been identified by a study involving University of Queensland researcher and alumnus Professor David Coman.

15 June 2018
PhD student Laurence Britton

Another piece in the puzzle that is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has been solved by a University of Queensland researcher in a step towards developing treatments for a disease that affects about one in every five Australians.

7 June 2018
Professor David Paterson with Federal Minister Greg Hunt and others in the laboratory

University of Queensland research into antibiotic resistance links between nursing homes and hospitals has received a $1.8 million government funding boost.

17 May 2018
Dr Derik Steyn and his wife and co-researcher, Shyuan Ngo.

Despite a severe fear of heights, University of Queensland researcher Dr Derik Steyn will leap from a Brisbane bridge to raise funds for a charity supporting people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

14 May 2018

Outdated legal and policy frameworks are preventing health professionals and patients from using digital treatment options such as mobile phone apps.

11 May 2018

People living with autism spectrum disorder are one step closer to receiving personalised genetic diagnosis and treatment, thanks to University of Queensland research.

3 May 2018