Our Research

Pulling the pieces together to see the bigger picture and asking the burning questions.

The IMB nurtures an environment that fosters breakthrough science through collaboration, innovative ideas and taking calculated risk.

We push through the boundaries, go beyond the known, the safe and the normal, using cutting edge technologies to discover, transform and translate.


Research News

Our discoveries create change for the global health of our people and environment.

  • The key to discovering new antibiotics and other drugs may lie in the inter-kingdom chemical warfare between fungi and bacteria, according to new research from the University of Queensland (UQ).

  • A promising new therapy to stop Parkinson's disease, the second-most common neurodegenerative disease worldwide, with 10 million sufferers.
  • A project using molecules from spider venom to develop improved treatments for chronic pain and stroke will be undertaken by Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) Professor Glenn King in partnership with University of Science and Technology of China, after receiving funding from the Queensland Government.