A world-first clinical trial of a new cellular immunotherapy for multiple sclerosis (MS) has found that it improved symptoms and quality of life for most patients.
After three jam-packed days of research, innovation and partnership, the 26th annual RBWH Healthcare Symposium concluded with its awards ceremony on 14 September. The awards highlighted some of the best and brightest minds at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH).
Professor Jeffrey Lipman has been announced as the inaugural Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (RBWH) Research Ambassador, ensuring the RBWH’s legacy as research pioneers continues for many years to come.
Metro North’s own Associate Professor Tracy Comans has been awarded a slice of a $40 million funding pie under the Federal Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council grants program.
A national investigator-initiated clinical trial has found a new treatment for uncontrolled asthma.
The Prince Charles Hospital will be the centre of a major new research effort focussing on earlier detection of lung cancer, Australia’s deadliest cancer.
Fifty research projects tackling Australia’s most prevalent chronic illnesses will benefit from a $2.9 million injection of funds from The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation.
A recently released report by Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) researcher Associate Professor Kirsten Vallmuur shows falls from playground equipment is one of the leading causes of injury hospitalisation for children while physical violence was the top cause of injury hospitalisation for young adults.
An international expert in intensive care and antibiotics has taken out the top honour at the Metro North Hospital and Health Service 2017 Research Excellence Awards.
Metro North has launched our first comprehensive Research Strategy 2017-2022 to help us better support research.