Professor Peter Visscher

A University of Queensland geneticist has joined the ranks of eminent scientists around the world with his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

15 May 2018

Outdated legal and policy frameworks are preventing health professionals and patients from using digital treatment options such as mobile phone apps.

11 May 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
Cognitive training and brain stimulation study

Brain training and stimulation in older adults may be the key to tackling cognitive decline and dementia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

8 May 2018

People living with autism spectrum disorder are one step closer to receiving personalised genetic diagnosis and treatment, thanks to University of Queensland research.

3 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

Increased energy – or metabolic use – in patients with motor neurone disease (MND) has been linked to faster disease progression and reduced lifespan, according to University of Queensland researchers.

30 April 2018
Researchers are working to create medical devices.

A new research hub is set to transform Australia’s medical technology sector by developing cost-competitive technologies for the rapid production of medical devices.

27 April 2018

The biggest study of its kind has allowed researchers to identify genetic risk factors associated with major depression, providing new insights for prevention and treatment.

27 April 2018

Mental health will be included as a priority in decision-making at The University of Queensland from this year.

24 April 2018
(L-R) UQ VC Peter Høj, Professor Perry Bartlett, The Honorable Leeanne Enoch MP, Emeritus Professor Andrew Boyd, Professor Pankaj Sah

A potential drug to treat motor neurone disease (MND) is set to emerge from a partnership between The University of Queensland and the Queensland Government.

20 April 2018
Professor Matt Trau and PhD student Jing Wang

A new blood test using gold nanoparticles could give oncologists an early and more accurate prognosis of how cancer treatment is progressing and help guide the on-going therapy of patients.

19 April 2018
UQ Centre for Clinical Research group leader Dr Hosam Zowawi.

A new wave of highly antibiotic resistant superbugs has been found in the Middle East Gulf States, discovered by University of Queensland researchers.

18 April 2018

The first of three University of Queensland Regional Training Hubs supporting junior doctors to undertake specialist training in regional Queensland will be launched on Thursday 19 April.

17 April 2018

Changing diet and lifestyle during pregnancy is too little and too late to reduce the risk of major complications, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

17 April 2018

University of Queensland researchers have found that childhood asthma in Australia is associated with gas stoves and damp houses.

16 April 2018

University of Queensland researchers have highlighted a link between fetal brain development and the origins of developmental diseases such as schizophrenia.

16 April 2018
100 international academics analysed alcohol use in 599,912 drinkers

Thresholds for safer alcohol use might need lowering, University of Queensland drug and alcohol experts have cautioned.

13 April 2018
A child has a finger prick test for blood sugar levels

University of Queensland researchers have found a way to identify infants who will go on to develop type 1 diabetes.

9 April 2018

If you want to be told a secret you’re better off being assertive and compassionate rather than enthusiastic and polite, according to University of Queensland researchers.

3 April 2018