Outdated legal and policy frameworks are preventing health professionals and patients from using digital treatment options such as mobile phone apps.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

Early detection of melanoma research has received a $1.195 million Partnership Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

30 April 2018

Increased energy – or metabolic use – in patients with motor neurone disease (MND) has been linked to faster disease progression and reduced lifespan, according to University of Queensland researchers.

30 April 2018

University of Queensland researchers have highlighted a link between fetal brain development and the origins of developmental diseases such as schizophrenia.

16 April 2018
Bootlace worm

A family of potent protein neurotoxins has been discovered in bootlace worms.

23 March 2018

A new therapy to help infants with acute respiratory infection will prevent thousands of infants with bronchiolitis from requiring escalation of care when admitted to hospital and save more than $200 million in hospital costs.

23 March 2018
Thursday Island in the Torres Strait

An integrated telehealth service could help close the gap for Indigenous Australians with dementia living in rural and remote communities.

12 March 2018
Associate Professor Luregn Schlapbach

Work designed to improve diagnosis of one of the leading causes of death in children is under way in Brisbane, led by a University of Queensland researcher.

20 February 2018

University of Queensland researchers have found that freckles and moles appearing on the iris indicate a high risk of melanoma, particularly in people under 40 years of age.

17 January 2018

An international collaboration to investigate why and how potassium can help lower blood pressure will be trialled at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.

8 January 2018
Resistance threat looms

Australia’s rising number of gonorrhoea cases has been described as a potential ‘perfect storm’, with the emergence of extensively drug resistant strains overseas.

15 December 2017

Adding aspirin to some existing cancer drugs could increase their effectiveness against a group of tumours resistant to treatment, new research has shown.

4 December 2017

University of Queensland kidney and chronic disease researcher Professor Wendy Hoy has been elected to the Council of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS).

14 November 2017
The CP Channel app will bring info to the fingertips

Queensland researchers will feature on a new app being released for World Cerebral Palsy Day today.

5 October 2017

Researchers from The University of Queensland have provided key statistics which support this year's World Health Day theme – depression and common mental disorders

6 April 2017
Dr Peter Simpson

More breast cancer patients could benefit from treatments currently used only for patients with a faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, an international research collaboration has shown.

14 March 2017
The QCE Award winners

The University of Queensland is the university of choice for more than half of Queensland’s top performing secondary school students.

21 February 2017
A blood vessel within a wound

The discovery of a regenerative stem cell active in human blood vessels could help patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

20 December 2016
Owen Finegan, Professor Brandon Wainwright, Dr Laura Genovesi

A future where no children suffer deadly brain tumours may be within reach, thanks to the vision of a team of researchers from The University of Queensland and generous funding.

2 November 2016