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  • Please join us for the 2015 Toshiya Yamada Memorial Lecture: Role of Tau and amyloid in Alzheimer's disease - from basic mechanisms to therapeutic interventions, presented by Professor Jürgen Götz from the Queensland Brain Institute.
  • University of Queensland scientists have provided insight into the cause of muscle diseases including limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and rippling muscle disease.
  • A University of Queensland researcher has received an award to investigate how differences in genes can affect someone’s susceptibility to disease.
  • The University of Queensland has held its position among the world’s top 50 universities, ranking 46th globally and number one in Queensland in the 2015/16 QS World University Rankings.
  • A drug development project that combines the expertise of Pfizer and Institute for Molecular Bioscience researchers has been recognised at a University of Queensland awards ceremony.
  • University of Queensland researchers have discovered a new signalling pathway that controls cell adhesion, an important process that is disrupted in diseases such as skin cancer and inflammation.
  • You are invited to join us for a free two-day microscopy symposium this 10-11 November 2015, co-hosted by UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience and QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation.
  • The fight against superbugs will advance tomorrow (Tuesday 8 September) with the launch of a new research centre aimed at stopping antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their tracks.
  • IMB's Professor Jenny Martin is a finalist for a Pride of Australia Medal in the Inspiration category, and you can help her win the People's Choice Award for Queensland by voting now!

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