Lucas and his owner Martha Yáñez.

Australia has taken an important step forward in cancer research with help from some of our furry friends.

27 November 2018
ARC Training Centre for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging Technology scientists will have access to facilities such as the 3T MRI.

An $8.5 million Australian Research Council training centre at The University of Queensland will bring together innovation and technology in biomedicine.

5 September 2018

The next generation of scientists who will expand the boundaries of biomedical imaging to improve healthcare will be trained in an $8.5 million research hub to be established at The University of Queensland.

15 June 2017
The new facility will allow researchers to examine the effects of tiny drug doses in human and animal cancers

New cancer-fighting drugs and devices could emerge from The University of Queensland, thanks to a research program comparing cancers in pet animals and humans in a state-of-the-art imaging facility opened today.

28 March 2017
Accelerated MRI brain mapping technique to improve neurodegenerative diagnosis

A new brain imaging technique developed by University of Queensland researchers is paving the way for improved diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.

16 November 2016
The 4T MRI stripped down and ready to be transported.

A powerful magnet from an MRI machine at the University of Queensland’s Centre for Advanced Imaging will begin a new life in Switzerland as part of an experiment investigating the foundations of the universe.

18 February 2016

Three University of Queensland scientists have led an international team to victory, predicting the occurrence of epileptic seizures with unprecedented accuracy.

11 December 2014
CAI researcher Damion Stimson will use the existing equipment, such as the hot cells (pictured), for research and development of the molecular imaging agents

The University of Queensland’s Centre for Advanced Imaging has received a $2.5 million grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation to harness the power of molecular imaging to detect, characterise and monitor cancer.

17 November 2014

The diagnosis and management of cancer and brain disorders will be improved by a new radiopharmaceuticals alliance between The University of Queensland and Global Medical Solutions Ltd (GMS).

11 September 2014
Caption: UQ’s Centre for Advanced Imaging captured these images on its 7 Tesla (T) whole-body Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanner.

The Southern Hemisphere's most powerful body scanner, capable of capturing extremely fine anatomical details, is now operating at The University of Queensland.

12 March 2014
Maps of a mouse brain can now be more detailed than ever before.

Hopes for a cure for many brain diseases may rest on the humble mouse, now that scientists can map the rodents’ brains more thoroughly than ever before.

29 April 2013

A strategic alliance between The Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI) at The University of Queensland (UQ) and Axiom Molecular Pty Ltd is set to boost radiopharmaceutical research, development and commercialisation.

29 April 2012

In an Australian first, The University of Queensland (UQ) has entered into a landmark agreement with technology specialist Siemens, to install a powerful MRI system that is more than twice as strong as any other MRI system currently available in the...

21 July 2011

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh announced today at the 2011 BIO International Convention being held in Washington DC that the Queensland State Government will invest $2 million in The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Centre for Advanced Imaging.

28 June 2011

The University of Queensland topped the bill when funding under the Go8-Germany Research Co-operation Scheme was announced this week.

5 November 2010

The University of Queensland leads an Australian research team that will help usher in the age of personalised medicine, following announcement of $40.2 million by the Deputy Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, today.

12 June 2010

Researchers from The University of Queensland will speed up their effort to develop new drugs thanks to the latest round of Federal Government funding.

2 December 2009

In an Australian first, a new $1million MRI compatible incubator designed for babies, will allow University of Queensland researchers to develop earlier and more effective treatments for newborns with brain impairment.

22 November 2009

Developing a portable screening device for malaria and using mobile phones to diagnose pneumonia are two UQ research projects which today received support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

21 October 2009

The University of Queensland has recruited a world expert in imaging to establish a centre that will use the latest scanning technology to work on cures for some of the most debilitating human diseases.

27 October 2008