The strategy is to prevent pain through a different mechanism to the available opioid drugs

Research to develop non-addictive analgesics that could potentially be used as alternatives to addictive opioid drugs such as codeine will be undertaken by UQ under an agreement with Canadian biomedical company PreveCeutical Medical Inc.

31 January 2018
Obesity and diabetes are among the most pressing challenges facing human health

Gene therapy aimed at treating diabetes and obesity is the subject of an agreement between Australian researchers and a Canadian health and wellness company.

18 July 2017
Rhopalurus junceus is described as a blue scorpion due to the colouring in its tail

Canadian health and wellness company PreveCeutical Medical Inc. (PMI) has signed a research and option agreement with UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s main commercialisation company, to develop stabilised natural and synthetic peptides from...

21 April 2017
Chan Su is a traditional Chinese medicine derived from toad by-products.

Dried skin secretions from toads could soon be used in a treatment for the benefit of cancer patients.

9 March 2017
University of Queensland School of Pharmacy researcher Dr Harendra Parekh.

University of Queensland School of Pharmacy researcher Dr Harendra Parekh will host a morbid but fascinating discussion at the upcoming event Murder in Brisbane – The Science of Life and Death.

2 September 2016
Diabetes is a significant contributor to cardiovascular disease

​University of Queensland diabetes expert Professor Peter Little AM has used National Diabetes Week to remind people of the often-overshadowed consequences and contributors to the condition.

16 July 2015

Bubbles invisible to the naked eye could provide the next breakthrough in treating heart and eye problems – and present an alternate treatment for cancer and cellulite as well.

30 March 2015
Cane toad

Wait before you whack that toad. Not only is it frowned upon to kill cane toads inhumanely, but the amphibian’s venom could be worth a bucket-load.

25 March 2015

The hearing impaired and journalists would benefit from a smart microphone system that can extract specific sounds from noisy environments such as parties and board rooms.

15 October 2004