A microscope shows the stem cells

Stopping melanoma from spreading to other parts of the body might be as simple as cutting off the blood supply to the cancer, according to researchers.

4 January 2019

A new treatment strategy could increase the success rate of stem cell transplants, according to University of Queensland researchers.

16 October 2018

Scientists have discovered a new type of stem cell which has the potential to perform two functions at the same time, meaning better treatment or even cures for many diseases.

23 February 2018
Joshua Li's 'Biological hardwiring’ - neurons in the developing visual system of a fruit fly. 2017 NHMRC Science to Art Award winner.

University of Queensland research projects on inflammatory arthritis, infectious diseases and tissue regeneration have won prestigious national awards.

13 July 2017
A blood vessel within a wound

The discovery of a regenerative stem cell active in human blood vessels could help patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

20 December 2016
An animated vascular system. Photo: iStock

Patients with heart failure, peripheral artery disease or stroke could benefit from a new stem-cell based treatment, following an agreement between The University of Queensland and US-based start-up company AngioStem Inc.

16 March 2016
Study leader Associate Professor Kiarash Khosrotehrani.

Stem cells from placenta usually discarded after childbirth can now be used to develop treatments for conditions such as diabetes, with each placenta containing enough stem cells to potentially treat 100 patients.

27 August 2014

The University of Queensland researchers have successfully restored wound healing in a model of diabetes paving the way for new treatments for chronic wounds.

13 December 2012

Breakthrough research on regenerating skin-wounds has won Associate Professor Kiarash Khosrotehrani, from The University of Queensland (UQ) Centre for Clinical Research, national recognition at the National Health and Medical Research Council’s (...

17 January 2012