Improving outcomes for children and teenagers with brain cancer will be the focus of Australia’s first research centre aimed solely at tackling the cancer in young people.

28 March 2019
Dr-Marija-Kojic-works-in-the-laboratory

Research discoveries revealing the genetic causes of neurological degeneration could be a key to slowing the progression of devastating diseases.

13 August 2018

It’s double the celebration for University of Queensland researchers Brandon and Claire Wainwright, who were both appointed Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their significant service to medicine.

12 June 2018
The ACRF Cancer Ultrastructure and Function Facility at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience was supported by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation.

Researchers will soon understand how to better target cancer treatments with the opening of a new Australian Cancer Research Foundation facility at The University of Queensland today (Tuesday 17 April).

17 April 2018
Professor Brandon Wainwright

A University of Queensland scientist will help steer a national initiative striving to double brain cancer survival rates over the next decade.

31 January 2018
Professor Jian Yang ... it's the second year in a row that a UQ researcher has won the Frank Fenner Prize

A University of Queensland scientist whose pioneering work has helped unravel the complexity of the human genome and genetic traits has won a 2017 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.

18 October 2017
L-R: Dr Amanda Millar, Dr Laura Genovesi and Professor Brandon Wainwright

An international team of researchers has found a drug previously approved to treat breast cancer could also be used to shrink medulloblastoma, a common form of childhood brain tumour.

14 August 2017
Darren Brown. Image credit: UQ IMB.

A $2.3M grant from The Australian Cancer Research Foundation is being awarded to UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience today to establish the new ACRF Cancer Ultrastructure and Function Facility.

15 November 2016
Owen Finegan, Professor Brandon Wainwright, Dr Laura Genovesi

A future where no children suffer deadly brain tumours may be within reach, thanks to the vision of a team of researchers from The University of Queensland and generous funding.

2 November 2016
Protagonist Therapeutics founder Associate Professor Mark Smythe

Two companies founded on University of Queensland research have won acclaim at the National AusBiotech Conference in Melbourne.

31 October 2016
Associate Professor Mark Smythe ... his research led to new biotech company

University of Queensland spin-out biotech company Protagonist Therapeutics Inc is a step closer to developing a new drug that would benefit millions of people worldwide.

22 August 2016
Professor Jenny Martin was named a finalist in the awards for her tireless efforts campaigning for gender equity in science in Australia.

​Professor Jenny Martin from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience is a finalist for a Pride of Australia Medal in the Inspiration category.

1 September 2015
Professor Sean Grimmond.

Scientists from Australia and the UK have completed the most comprehensive analysis yet of pancreatic cancer, in a study that could improve future treatments.

25 February 2015
Professor Alpha Yap (left) has received $200,000 in funding from the Cancer Council Queensland for breast cancer research

University of Queensland research to prevent, treat and diagnose a range of cancers has been boosted by the injection of $1.78 million in Cancer Council Queensland funding.

4 February 2015
The University of Queensland has a range of experts available for media comment on G20 issues.

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to comment on issues being discussed by worldwide leaders at Brisbane’s upcoming G20 summit.

13 November 2014
UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience Director Brandon Wainwright, left, Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts Ian Walker, Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and lead researcher Professor Sean Grimmond.

University of Queensland scientists have succeeded in identifying the major underlying mutations in pancreatic and ovarian cancers, two of Australia’s most ruthless cancers.

8 July 2014

Research projects understanding how cells migrate and developing improved treatments for drug-resistant tuberculosis have been recognised as some of the best in the country by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

1 November 2013

A team of researchers has pinpointed a handful of genes that could drive the formation of medulloblastoma, the most aggressive and frequent form of brain tumour found in children.

31 October 2013
Beverley Trivett ... important progress made in brain research but we still don’t understand why people develop these dreadful tumours and why they grow so rapidly

After years of losing patients to brain tumours — despite having access to the best of modern medicine — a Brisbane neurosurgeon has had enough.

15 October 2013

The University of Queensland-based Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. has announced the completion of a $14 million Series B venture financing initiative.

10 July 2013