University of Queensland neuroscientists have found the major cause of a common developmental brain disorder.

12 October 2016
Professor Geoff Faulkner ... studying whether long-term memory is stored in DNA

Ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease has earned University of Queensland Professor Geoff Faulkner a $1.25 million five-year CSL Centenary Fellowship.

11 October 2016

Researchers at The University of Queensland have begun clinical trials into whether an extract from a rare tropical fruit can help treat schizophrenia.

11 October 2016
Professor Ken Ho

Innovative research into Alzheimer’s, brain development, pituitary medicine, cystic fibrosis and mental health has led to five University of Queensland academics being named Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

7 October 2016
Clown trigger fish

Researchers at The University of Queensland have established that reef fish see colours that humans cannot.

21 September 2016

Queensland researchers have identified a domino effect from a brain stimulation technique used to treat psychiatric disorders such as clinical depression.

7 September 2016

Researchers from The University of Queensland have shown for the first time that “brain training” for specific tasks can also improve broader brain performance, in findings with major implications for ageing brains.

6 September 2016
Neurodegeneration in action. The mutated Munc18-1 proteins (green in this image) trigger the clumping of α-Synuclein (large red blobs).

University of Queensland researchers have identified the specific cause of a rare form of epilepsy in babies.

6 September 2016
QBI director Professor Pankaj Sah ... edits the companion journal

The University of Queensland and prestigious international publishing group Nature Research have launched a global online community dedicated to improving knowledge on the science of learning.

5 September 2016
Molecules in the human body behave like sheep at a gate -- sometimes lots go through, sometimes they don't

University of Queensland researchers have taken a big step toward understanding the movement of molecules in the human body.

25 August 2016
Professor Craik ... reducing risks of tumours reocurring

The National Health and Medical Research Council has named two University of Queensland studies among its 10 of the Best Research Projects 2015.

19 August 2016
Professor Naomi Wray

Researchers at The University of Queensland have contributed to the discovery of three new genes which increase the risk of motor neurone disease (MND), opening the door for targeted treatments.

26 July 2016
Shambhavi Mishra

15 year old Brisbane Student Shambhavi Mishra has been crowned the 2016 Queensland Brain Bee Champion at The University of Queensland's QBI

20 July 2016
Dr Jake Gratten ... "a compelling need for more research in this field"

The increased risk of mental illness in children of older fathers is unlikely to result from men’s genes mutating with age, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

24 May 2016
Professor Naomi Wray (left) and Professor Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop

Two University of Queensland professors are among 21 new Australian Academy of Science Fellows announced in Canberra this morning.

23 May 2016

In the world’s largest study of its type, scientists from The University of Queensland have helped identify 74 genes that may play a role in how long a person stays at school, or whether they go to university.

12 May 2016

Researchers at The University of Queensland and the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have identified a protein which plays a key role in brain cancer, opening the door to potential new treatments.

20 April 2016

Research into postnatal depression is going high-tech, with scientists from The University of Queensland launching a free mobile phone app aimed at studying the genetics behind the condition.

22 March 2016

Healthy people who have occasional hallucinations or delusions are more likely to experience mood and anxiety disorders, University of Queensland researchers have found.

21 March 2016
Professor Naomi Wray, Professor Peter Visscher and Associate Professor Jian Yang ... analysing very large data sets.

A $7 million Australian Government grant will propel the advance of personalised medicine for common diseases, in a five-year research project at The University of Queensland.

3 March 2016