A donation of almost $400,000 will fund University of Queensland research looking at the potential of stem cells to repair spinal cord injuries.

26 June 2018
Red: Tight junction marker (Zo-1) demonstrating the apical surface. Green: Cytoskeleton marker (TUBB-3) showing the radial structure of the rosettes. Blue: Nucleus of cells (DAPI).

Researchers say a protein usually associated with the immune system could play a role in the development of neurological conditions such as epilepsy and schizophrenia.

19 May 2017
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk launching StemCARE at UQ today.

The University of Queensland today launched a new $7 million regenerative medicine research centre to improve older Australians’ quality of life and increase their participation and productivity.

17 October 2016
Left to right: Professor Justin Cooper-White, Dr Joseph Powell, Professor Kirill Alexandrov

The quality of research performed at The University of Queensland was recognised at last night’s (13 July) National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards in Canberra.

14 July 2016
The TEDx executive team

TEDxUQ returns to The University of Queensland on 30 July, under the banner Future Frontiers.

13 July 2016

For the second year running a University of Queensland researcher has been recognised by Life Sciences Queensland for their work into regenerative medicine. ...

15 October 2015
A mini-kidney formed in a dish from human induced pluripotent stem cells. The three colours show the presence of distinct cell types within the developing nephrons. Image: Minoru Takasato

Australian researchers have perfected a method of growing mini-kidneys from stem cells for use in drug screening, disease modelling and cell therapy.

14 October 2015

A rare disease discovered at The University of Queensland gave an Australian family a diagnosis for their son’s mystery illness, and is now the subject of a new book, Cracking the Code.

30 March 2015
Stem cells: Study offers clues to how they are programmed

A landmark international study involving University of Queensland researchers has discovered how human and mammal cells develop specialised functions.

13 February 2015
Associate Professors Ernst Wolvetang and Christine Wells: spearheading international DNA research

University of Queensland researchers have joined forces with hundreds of scientists around the world in a project that is advancing understanding of human genes, giving unprecedented insight into health, development and behaviour.

27 March 2014
Associate Professor Ernst Wolvetang.

Researchers at UQ's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) are a step closer to understanding and combating the degenerative brain disease ataxia-telangiectasia.

3 July 2012
UQ Clinical Research Centre's (UQCCR) Professor Nicholas Fisk led a team that has developed a world-first method for producing adult stem cells.

University of Queensland scientists have developed a world-first method for producing adult stem cells that will substantially impact patients who have a range of serious diseases.

13 February 2012

A world expert in using computational science to study disease is joining The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience after receiving a $4 million fellowship to study chemotherapy-resistant ovarian cancers.

4 March 2011

A discovery by researchers at UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) will enable better methods to grow stem cells for use in cancer research and regenerative medicine.

16 August 2010

Two University of Queensland researchers will drive the translation of stem cell biology into economic benefit through their leadership of new research programs, announced by the Australian Stem Cell Centre today.

23 July 2009