A whole body imaging machine

A $10 million grant will revolutionise the early detection of melanoma with the installation of 15 3D whole body imaging machines across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

29 November 2018
What is the economic impact of teledermoscopy as a viable method of skin cancer triage?

The cost-effectiveness of an online skin cancer screening program is the focus of a new study at The University of Queensland.

10 May 2018
Professor Peter Soyer

Early detection of melanoma research has received a $1.195 million Partnership Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

30 April 2018

University of Queensland researchers have found that freckles and moles appearing on the iris indicate a high risk of melanoma, particularly in people under 40 years of age.

17 January 2018

The University of Queensland has recognised staff members and teams in the 2017 UQ Awards for Excellence.

7 June 2017
UQ becomes home to a new Centre of Research Excellence focusing on the study of skin cancers, in collaboration with Cancer Council Queensland, QUT, QIMR and the University of Sydney.

The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded a total of almost $54 million to 84 projects, fellowships and centres at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2015

Three UQ researchers have been inducted as fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) at its inaugural scientific meeting.

8 October 2015
Mr Glen Wimberley and Professor H. Peter Soyer using the VECTRA Whole Body 360

University of Queensland researchers now have access to technology that is set to be a game changer in the fight against skin cancer.

23 August 2015
If you’re at high risk of skin cancer, check your skin regularly. Roman Königshofer/Flickr, CC BY-ND

The earlier you find a cancerous mole, the easier the treatment and the better the outcomes. But it’s not easy distinguishing between harmless, benign moles and those that warrant further attention.

5 December 2014
 This is a pseudo-colored image of a human skin tissue (brown) obtained by a micro-sized biopsy device (blue) developed to address the need for a minimally invasive sampling of photoaged skin. Courtesy of Ms Li Lin, The University of Queensland.

A strategic partnership between The University of Queensland and global pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma will investigate the genetic causes of squamous cell carcinoma, the world’s second most common skin cancer.

17 December 2013

Healthcare will soon be more accessible for more Australians, thanks to a $2.5 million Federal Government grant to The University of Queensland to advance telehealth research.

19 August 2013

Queensland researchers are turning iPhones into personal skin scanners so patients can detect suspicious spots.

13 May 2013