A microscope shows the stem cells

Stopping melanoma from spreading to other parts of the body might be as simple as cutting off the blood supply to the cancer, according to researchers.

4 January 2019
Areas containing RAB27A molecules (brown staining) within a section of a melanoma.

Doctors may be able to assess the survival rates of melanoma patients following the discovery of a molecule that allows the cancer to spread from the skin to other parts of the body.

20 December 2018
UQ's Professor Jurgen Gotz, chairman of the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research

Safety testing of a pioneering ultrasound technique that could delay the effects of dementia will begin in Brisbane late next year, led by University of Queensland researchers.

18 December 2018
Rainbow socks in running shoes

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Australians continue to experience significant disadvantage when it comes to health and wellbeing compared to their heterosexual peers, a University of Queensland study has found.

14 December 2018

University of Queensland researchers have partnered with institutes in Kenya, Indonesia and Vietnam to investigate the prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents.

4 December 2018
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
A gingerbread man underneath a spirit level.

University of Queensland researchers are conducting the Queensland trial of a new treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) using an amino acid supplement.

23 November 2018
A young man uses an e-cigarette

Tobacco smokers are at increased risk of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, according to University of Queensland researchers.

21 November 2018

A world-first clinical trial of a new cellular immunotherapy for multiple sclerosis (MS) has improved symptoms and quality of life for the majority of patients.

20 November 2018

Two projects to develop effective topical medicines have won almost $2.5 million ($US1.75) in US Food and Drug Administration grants.

19 November 2018
Dr Kartik Iyer (L) and Associate Professor Karen Barlow (R) in the KidStim Lab

Australia’s first laboratory dedicated to improving outcomes for children with brain injuries has opened in Brisbane.

12 November 2018

A personal experience decades ago triggered an interest in men’s mental health issues that has led to UQ researcher Professor Geoffrey Goodhill organising an event to mark International Men’s Day 2018 in Brisbane.

12 November 2018
Cannabis sits on a spiral pattern.

Understanding psychotic-like experiences in young cannabis users is the focus of a new study at The University of Queensland.

9 November 2018
A pregnant woman uses a mobile phone.

A new mobile app developed by University of Queensland researchers is aiming to reduce the rate of still birth in Australia by 30 per cent.

1 November 2018
A woman lifts her shirt to show dressings from keyhole surgery on her abdomen.

A 10-year study involving University of Queensland researchers suggests laparoscopic or robotic radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer is more likely to result in disease recurrence and reduced survival rates than open abdominal surgery.

1 November 2018