Professor Maree Smith (centre), with Johnson & Johnson Medical CEO Gavin Fox-Smith and AusBiotech CEO Dr Anna Lavelle

The University of Queensland’s Professor Maree Smith and the company founded on the ground-breaking pain drug she developed have won awards at the AusBiotech 2015 Conference.

7 October 2015
UQ pain researcher Professor Maree Smith.

A chronic pain treatment discovered at The University of Queensland is a step closer to clinical use with a global pharmaceutical giant acquiring the Australian-founded company developing the drug.

29 June 2015
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Three hundred Brisbane adults aged over 65 years are set to benefit from a $1.3 million joint Burnie Brae Centre and University of Queensland project to boost strength and balance.

26 May 2015
Associate Professor Christine Wells ... "making good quality data available, easy to use and shareable ... can lead to major discoveries".

Associate Professor Christine Wells from The University of Queensland has won a $50,000 prize for leadership in stem cell research.

13 May 2015
The collaboration fosters medical innovation by bringing together complementary skills.

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and UniQuest have formed an “open innovation” program to support academic research that holds promise of new therapeutic drugs.

30 April 2015
University of Queensland academics have weighed in on the topic of bullying in school sport.

A new ‎Australian anti-bullying documentary takes the battle to the school-yard, with two University of Queensland academics weighing in on the topic of bullying in school sport.

31 March 2015
QGC Vice President Sustainability, Brett Smith and Ms Ruth Saunders and Deputy Director for the Centre for Online Health, A/Prof Anthony Smith, discuss the Health-e-Regions project.

Residents of Tara and Wandoan will soon be able to consult Brisbane-based medical specialists without travelling far from home.

9 October 2014
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Research into blood cancer will be boosted with a new high-level appointment at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute.

12 August 2014

A collaborative research project aimed at discovering a drug to treat a highly resistant form of breast cancer is one of two projects given the green light by the Queensland Emory Development (QED) Alliance.

7 November 2013

Research designed to help patients with cancer, schizophrenia, stroke and depression features among projects that were today awarded new funding at The University of Queensland.

23 October 2013
A new customised chart can provide better information about a growing fetus

A new way of interpreting information from a low-tech, age-old method used in pregnancy care is expected to more accurately identify potential health issues for mothers and babies.

24 May 2013

Australia’s first ever survey of the mental health and wellbeing of families with children with a disability was released today, World Mental Health Day.

9 October 2012
AIBN Director Professor Peter Gray.

An international collaboration involving the development of next-generation of smart medicines in Brisbane has received a boost, with $485,000 in State Government funding

19 June 2012

Over 2000 University of Queensland students are working with charities, nationally and overseas to raise much needed funds, as part of the Teamwork in Action (TIA) program.

10 May 2012

A TEAM led by UQ’s Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation has developed a comprehensive research program aimed at protecting Australia’s $450 million banana industry.

26 April 2012

Researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) have developed the world’s first non-fermented, multi-strain probiotic milk and juice, which aims to offer more health benefits from consuming fortified juice, milk and other calcium-rich dairy...

16 January 2012

University of Queensland telemedicine researchers want to know which virtual health services are most needed by western down residents.

29 November 2011

Teamwork activities by 1800 University of Queensland health students are providing a boost to charities here and overseas.

20 May 2011

After four weeks of work, UQ’s top three interprofessional teams of health students will come together to compete as part of the annual University of Queensland HealthFusion Team Challenge (UQ HFTC).

26 August 2010

Research into the health care needs and issues of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force veterans, serving personnel and their families will receive renewed focus, with the Centre for Military and Veterans’ Health (CMVH), The University of...

17 August 2010