MNHHS Chief Executive Shaun Drummond and UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj sign the alliance agreement.

A specialist rehabilitation and surgery centre has taken a major step forward with the formal signing of a 20-year partnership between Metro North Hospital and Health Service and The University of Queensland.

18 May 2018
Professor David Paterson with Federal Minister Greg Hunt and others in the laboratory

University of Queensland research into antibiotic resistance links between nursing homes and hospitals has received a $1.8 million government funding boost.

17 May 2018

Australian women are undergoing unnecessarily invasive hysterectomies due to a lack of contemporary surgical skills among gynaecologists.

16 May 2018
Professor Jian Yang

Evolution may be responsible for a range of complex traits, including height and waist-to-hip ratio, and diseases such as schizophrenia, research from The University of Queensland shows.

16 May 2018
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Outdated legal and policy frameworks are preventing health professionals and patients from using digital treatment options such as mobile phone apps.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