Sea snail key to future of pain relief

Sea snail key to future of pain relief

11 December 2006 Unique research at The University of Queensland could revolutionise the treatment of pain relief – thanks to a humble sea snail. Dr Jenny Ekberg, a Research Fellow with UQ's School of Biomedical ...

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IMB research strengthened in latest funding

IMB research strengthened in latest funding

16 October 2006 The Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) at The University of Queensland received more than $8 million in funding for 18 projects announced in

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Intersex babies and skin cancer risk studies share in $6 million funding at IMB

Intersex babies and skin cancer risk studies share in $6 million funding at IMB

12 October 2006 The genetics behind intersex babies, and improved prediction of skin cancer risk are two of the projects from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) that will receive funding from the latest round of Australian R...

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Mega magnet adds to UQ's research attraction

Mega magnet adds to UQ's research attraction

25 September 2006 One of the world's most powerful magnetic instruments has been officially commissioned at The University of Queensland, helping pave the way for research and development into the next wave of life-saving drugs.

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US$9 million raised for QLD biotech

US$9 million raised for QLD biotech

22 September 2006 A Queensland biotechnology company has raised US$9 million (about AUS$11.9 million) to fund the development of new types of therapeutic drugs. Protago...

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Women scientists recognised

Women scientists recognised

21 September 2006 UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor John Hay, AC, congratulated three UQ women who won almost one-third of all Queensland Government Smart Women – Smart State Awards 2006.

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UQ inheritance may change history's course for kidney disease families

UQ inheritance may change history's course for kidney disease families

19 September 2006 An historian who chronicled one of Brisbane's most intriguing families in The Mayne Inheritance will leave a legacy which offers hope for...

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Regenerating hope for liver disease

Regenerating hope for liver disease

15 September 2006 A protein essential in the process of liver regeneration has been identified by a team of scientists, in a discovery that could lead to treatments for serious liver diseases such as hepatitis. The pro...

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UQ researcher rewarded for leadership in science

UQ researcher rewarded for leadership in science

21 August 2006 A researcher who played a major role in the emergence of Brisbane as a centre of biological research has been recognised for his achievements by being awarded the $10,000 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Science.

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Software speeds up the discovery process worldwide

Software speeds up the discovery process worldwide

15 August 2006 Biomedical and computational scientists at The University of Queensland have combined forces to create a powerful new tool that will greatly increase the amount of data bio-scientists can expect to process in a week.

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Socking it to cancer

Socking it to cancer

02 August 2006 An Australian research team has identified a gene that could be used to stop tumours growing by blocking their blood supply. A study led by Professor Peter Koopman, from the

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UQ gets tremendous boost from State Budget

UQ gets tremendous boost from State Budget

06 June 2006 The University of Queensland (UQ) has welcomed the $60 million in new funding from the Queensland Government pledged in the State Budget today. Most of the funding will go to UQ's Institute for Molecular Bi...

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UQ excels in prestigious Federation Fellowships

UQ excels in prestigious Federation Fellowships

11 May 2006 The quality and depth of research at The University of Queensland (UQ) and the quality of UQ's research environment has been recognised with the award of six prestigious

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Learning the language of DNA

Learning the language of DNA

2 May 2006 An international consortium of scientists, including a team from The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), is a step closer to the next generation of treatments to combat disease, after publis...

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IMB student in an Ivy League of her own

IMB student in an Ivy League of her own

19 April 2006 Not many Australian students get to choose the top American Ivy League University at which they will study. But that is exactly what IMB graduate Katey Robinson has been a...

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QLD Government grants IMB over $2.5 million in funding

QLD Government grants IMB over $2.5 million in funding

11 April 2006 The Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) at The University of Queensland has been awarded $2.7 million in Smart State grants, Deputy Premier Anna Bligh announced today. Professor Mark Ragan from IMB a...

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One big biology question solved

One big biology question solved

31 March 2006 An Australian research team has solved one of biology's most fundamental questions - why males produce sperm and females produce eggs - in a breakthrough that could lead to improved infertility treatment, cancer therapy ...

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University of Queensland researchers win three Rotary grants

University of Queensland researchers win three Rotary grants

14 March 2006 Life may soon be just a little easier for parents of autistic children thanks to a parenting program being trialed at The University of Queensland (UQ). ...

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Memorial lecture attracts distinguished scientist from Japan

Memorial lecture attracts distinguished scientist from Japan

13 March 2006 The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) will mark International Brain Awareness Week by holding a memorial lecture for a cele...

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UQ staff honoured in 2006 Australia Day awards

UQ staff honoured in 2006 Australia Day awards

26 January 2006 Two senior members of The University of Queensland have been honoured in this year's Australia Day Honours List. Professor Paul Greenfield, Senior Deputy ...

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Changing of the guard as UQ Institute reaches maturity

Changing of the guard as UQ Institute reaches maturity

25 January 2006 Professor Brandon Wainwright has been named Acting Director of The University of Queensland's...

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