Dr James Hudson

Researchers have identified the process that shuts down the human heart’s ability to heal itself, and are now searching for a drug to reverse it.

19 September 2017
The risk of suicidal thoughts was five or six times higher in children aged under 12 who had experienced psychosis

Otherwise healthy people who have experienced hallucinations or delusions are more likely to have later suicidal thoughts or attempts, a new international study has found. The UQ research found that having a psychotic experience doubled the risk of...

31 August 2017
The UQ Centre for Clinical Research at Herston, Brisbane

Infectious disease experts are pushing for better evidence from clinical trials to help determine the most effective antibiotics to use when treating their sickest patients.

9 August 2017
UQ will undertake seven NHMRC-funded dementia initiatives

The University of Queensland has been awarded almost $7.5 million to accelerate improvements in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of dementia.

7 August 2017
 Fiona Murray, a kidney and liver recipient, donated her polycystic liver to UQ

The weight of a healthy human liver is typically 1.5 kilograms or less. After feeling like she was “pregnant for seven-odd years” Fiona Murray had hers removed and it topped 12 kilograms.

31 July 2017
Dr Hall says more needs to be done to provide basic sanitation

Partnerships between government and Indigenous stakeholders are needed to overcome a lack of functioning ‘health hardware’ in remote Australian communities - such as taps, toilets and showers, a University of Queensland researcher says.

27 July 2017

The combination of a rural background and rural undergraduate training has a multiplier effect on the likelihood of medical graduates practicing outside metropolitan areas, a study has found.

11 July 2017
Most children are within arm’s reach of an adult when a hot drink scald happens

More than two-thirds of toddlers burned in hot drink accidents are not treated with correct first aid, according to new research.

15 June 2017
Associate Professor Trent Woodruff

Three University of Queensland researchers have each received $1 million from the FightMND foundation for clinical trials to help fast-track potential treatments for motor neurone disease.

9 June 2017
Dr Michael Taylor from UQ's School of Biomedical Sciences,

A physicist and a chemist from The University of Queensland will network with Nobel Prize winners at the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting later this month.

8 June 2017
Q-122 is used for the treatment of hot flashes in women

A clinical-stage biotechnology company established by The University of Queensland and Emory University (Atlanta, USA) to develop novel cancer supportive care and anticancer therapies has raised US$16 million in series A investment.

6 June 2017
UQ Associate Professor Ben Hogan

Repairing damaged heart and vascular tissues will be the unique focus of a new University of Queensland research centre, established to combat cardiovascular disease.

2 May 2017
Research suggests calcium movement in cells goes awry in both breast cancers and metastatic tumours in the brain

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has committed more than A$1.3 million from its Breast Cancer Research Program to a Queensland study tackling the spread of tumours to the brain.

21 April 2017
Nurses, midwives, doctors and allied health workers will benefit from the initiatives.

Regional communities and future health professionals studying through The University of Queensland are big winners from a multi-pronged $54.4 million Federal Government initiative.

19 April 2017
The new technique has already been credited with helping to save at least one life

A University of Queensland alumnus has helped pioneer a world-first anaesthesia technique to make surgery safer for patients with obstructed airways.

10 April 2017

New University of Queensland research aims to save money being flushed down the drain because of contaminated urine samples.

22 March 2017
The researchers looked at data from 12,000 Australian women born between 1921 and 1926

At least a quarter of Australian women over 70 will develop dementia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

17 March 2017
Dr Bradley Launikonis and a thigh biopsy

New research from The University of Queensland has revealed the way human muscles recover after fatigue.

14 February 2017
World health authorities estimate antimicrobial resistant superbugs will kill 10 million people a year by 2050.

University of Queensland researchers are leading an international effort to slow the emergence of antimicrobial-resistant superbugs forecast to kill more people than cancer by 2050.

29 July 2016

Creativity is a critical part of science, says the University of Queensland PhD student behind a colourful card game that teaches evolutional theory. International peer-reviewed journal Science has devoted a full page to Go Extinct!, a popular game...

7 March 2016