Gilbert Nifasha, from Woodridge State High School

Students from Woodridge State High School in the south west of Brisbane have had the opportunity to take part in medical research in a unique University of Queensland program.

3 October 2017
Half of all melanomas develop from a naevus

Testing for two gene mutations commonly associated with melanoma would be insufficient to determine whether a mole could turn cancerous, University of Queensland research has found.

11 August 2017
Dr Andrew Brooks

A University of Queensland researcher has received a prestigious international grant recognising his pioneering research into new treatments for growth disorders.

23 September 2016
1000 blood samples to create a world leading genomics resource

Patients’ genes could unlock urgently needed new treatments for severe sepsis, which kills three and a half times as many Australians as the road toll.

1 August 2016
Dr Pascal Duijf

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a key driver in the development of most cancers, including breast, lung, liver and ovarian cancers.

3 June 2016

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland.

21 July 2015
Professor Ranjeny Thomas

University of Queensland researchers have developed a world-first vaccine-style therapeutic approach to treat rheumatoid arthritis, a debilitating disease affecting more than 450,000 people in Australia.

4 June 2015
If you’re at high risk of skin cancer, check your skin regularly. Roman Königshofer/Flickr, CC BY-ND

The earlier you find a cancerous mole, the easier the treatment and the better the outcomes. But it’s not easy distinguishing between harmless, benign moles and those that warrant further attention.

5 December 2014