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

Outdated legal and policy frameworks are preventing health professionals and patients from using digital treatment options such as mobile phone apps.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