A world-first trial of a treatment for Australia’s most common genetic disorder is being led by a University of Queensland researcher.

17 August 2018

Understanding the link between diabetes and the gut could lead to the development of new therapies to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes, according to University of Queensland researchers.

13 August 2018
Southern Queensland hub to help train regional doctors

A medical training hub designed to improve the skills and retention of doctors in rural and regional Southern Queensland will launch in Toowoomba today.

10 August 2018
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A devastating form of childhood epilepsy that is resistant to traditional drugs may have met its match in spider venom.

6 August 2018

A landmark research study is close to a breakthrough that would turn hospital waste into a product that can be used in agriculture or water treatment.

6 August 2018

Research reveals organ transplant recipients could reduce their risk of developing secondary skin cancer by changing their immunosuppressant medication.

1 August 2018
A page showing the definition of terrorism

Terrorism, religious fundamentalism, cyber-racism, political separatism and violent extremism are among topics on the agenda at a global conference at The University of Queensland.

30 July 2018

Improved treatment for type 2 diabetes might result from a new study by University of Queensland researchers.

30 July 2018

University of Queensland scientists have identified genes associated with fatty liver disease, a condition affecting 5.5 million Australians.

26 July 2018

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on pain in conjunction with Pain Week. Journalists can contact the following experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

24 July 2018
Result of open biopsy of thigh muscle

University of Queensland researchers are developing diagnostic tests for a genetic condition which can cause the body to fatally overheat while under a general anaesthetic.

24 July 2018

Men undergoing either robot-assisted or open surgery for prostate cancer experienced equally good outcomes, a study involving University of Queensland researchers has found.

13 July 2018
UQ’s Wide Bay Regional Training Hub will support medical students and junior doctors wanting to train and practice in the region.

The second of three University of Queensland medical Regional Training Hubs will be launched in Bundaberg on Thursday 19 July.

12 July 2018

How the zebrafish brain perceives and reacts to predators has been determined by researchers at The University of Queensland.

6 July 2018

A drug usually used for erectile dysfunction is helping to improve outcomes during labour in an Australian-first trial in Brisbane.

4 July 2018

The University of Queensland is officially smoke-free.

2 July 2018
Sepsis

Certain antibodies in a patient’s blood stream may enable life-threatening bacterial infections to spread instead of fighting them off, a University of Queensland study has found.

28 June 2018

University of Queensland researchers have discovered how to reverse drug resistance in skin and mouth squamous cell carcinomas.

28 June 2018

A donation of almost $400,000 will fund University of Queensland research looking at the potential of stem cells to repair spinal cord injuries.

26 June 2018

Women who spend more time sitting down as they age are at higher risk of becoming frail, a University of Queensland study has found.

25 June 2018