A vaccine for childhood respiratory viral infections is a step closer after a University of Queensland immunopathology specialist was awarded a prestigious Children’s Hospital Foundation grant.

19 July 2019
We don’t have an accurate estimate of the number of people in Australia who have dementia

Crunching the real numbers behind the ageing disease of dementia will lay the foundation for Australia’s future treatment approaches.

18 July 2019
A smart watch and mobile phone used for the study.

University of Queensland researchers are exploring the effect of an e-health exercise program for managing type 2 diabetes.

17 July 2019

A grant from the Children’s Hospital Foundation will help a working mother from The University of Queensland tackle childhood brain cancer treatments.

17 July 2019
Gram-negative bacteria

A crucial step in the way bacteria construct their defences has been revealed by an international team, including a University of Queensland researcher.

16 July 2019

High intensity interval training (HIIT) may be doing more than just keeping you fit and strong – it may also help prevent age-related cognitive illnesses, such as dementia.

15 July 2019

The University of Queensland has ranked ninth in the world for Nursing in global subject rankings released last week.

2 July 2019

A program to address social isolation and reduce burden on the health care system is being trialled in Australia, thanks to a partnership led by The University of Queensland.

1 July 2019

A diagnostic test developed at The University of Queensland might soon determine if a breast cancer patient requires chemotherapy or would receive no benefit from this gruelling treatment.

28 June 2019
No particular type of exercise was identified as better than any other

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of falling pregnant, a University of Queensland study has found.

28 June 2019

New mums can access helpful online information and guided activities as part of a research trial at The University of Queensland.

17 June 2019
Dr Divya Ramnath working to identify key proteins that contribute to the severity of chronic liver disease.

A possible drug target for chronic liver disease has been identified by an international research collaboration involving a University of Queensland team.

14 June 2019

People living in countries that have experienced armed conflict are five times more likely to develop anxiety or depression, a University of Queensland research collaboration has found.

12 June 2019
Industry collaborations help ensure the best in discovery and development

UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company, will partner with Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) in the hope of creating and developing a drug candidate for the treatment of cancer.

3 June 2019
Photo of pills and tablets

Some doctors fear litigation and professional ruin if they are seen to have overprescribed opioids to terminally ill patients, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

31 May 2019

A psychology outreach clinic for high school students is the first of its kind in Australia, thanks to a partnership between The University of Queensland and Marsden State High School.

16 May 2019

Instead of slowing down, New Zealanders appear to increase their pre-drinking after the age of 30, a University of Queensland study has found.

13 May 2019

Adolescents who self-harm experience heightened sensations across their skin and misjudge bodily cues such as hunger and headaches, University of Queensland-led research has found.

8 May 2019
The competition will raise money for spinal cord injury research

A world-wide competition will pit human against machine in a virtual high-tech car chase this weekend.

3 May 2019

A large genetic study revealing new insights about how genes influence birth weight could eventually help ensure babies are born at a healthy weight.

2 May 2019