Dr Jian Yang is one of two recipients of the Sylvia and Charles Viertel Charitable Foundation’s Senior Medical Research Fellowship.

A University of Queensland researcher has been awarded $1.2 million to unlock the genetic underpinning of thousands of diseases, including schizophrenia, Motor Neuron Disease (MND) and cancer.

5 November 2013

A team of international scientists is one step closer to understanding neurodegenerative diseases after developing a tool to explore how nerve cells become damaged.

25 October 2013
Brain Bee winner Jackson Huang.

Queenslander Jackson Huang has been named the International Brain Bee Champion.

26 September 2013
Professor Maree Smith . . . has two game-changing pain therapies close to being available on the global market

A vaccine against cervical cancer, a global parenting program, new forms of pain relief, better yielding crops and improved medical imaging are some of many high-impact outcomes of University of Queensland research.

19 September 2013

The 2011 Brisbane floods barely put a dint in Ramesh Krishnan Narayanan’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Neuroscience research, despite the fact he was displaced from his home for almost six weeks.

17 July 2013
Australian Neuroscience Society President John Rostas, Australian Brain Bee Challenge winner Jackson Huang and Queensland Brain Institute Director Professor Perry Bartlett.

A Queenslander has been named Australia’s ‘neuroscientist of the future’ after the country’s brightest young minds competed in the finals of the Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABCC) held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday.

4 February 2013