Research news archive2017-12-12T23:46:54+00:00

Research news archive

Research result amazes

A national investigator-initiated clinical trial has found a new treatment for uncontrolled asthma.

30 August 2017|

New report reveals truth of trauma impact on Queensland hospitals

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.

5 June 2017|

Research Strategy launched

Metro North has launched our first comprehensive Research Strategy 2017-2022 to help us better support research.

12 April 2017|

RANZCP honours Michael Breakspear

The accolades keep coming for Professor Michael Breakspear who has received the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Senior Research Award for his significant contribution to psychiatric research.

10 April 2017|

Improving hospital care for older patients

Leading researcher and physician Alison Mudge will share research and experience in improving outcomes for hospitalised elders at an international gerontology conference in July in San Francisco.

9 April 2017|

$20m grant funds research to eradicate diseases

RBWH infectious diseases expert Professor James McCarthy and his collaborators – including three research groups from QIMR Berghofer – will receive more than $20 million over the next five years for research into malaria, Group A Streptococcus and parasitic worm infections.

14 March 2017|

Improving survival for patients with acute leukaemia

Ground-breaking research with the potential to change the lives of leukaemia patients has been boosted with a $1.25million fellowship to leading haematologist Steven Lane of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

14 October 2016|

Annual Report

The Metro North Hospital and Health Service Annual Report 2015-2016 provides an overview of the health service's financial and non-financial performance and key achievements.

4 October 2016|

TPCH speech pathologist awarded 3MT champion

A speech pathologist from The Prince Charles Hospital, whose research has revolutionised the practice, has won the prestigious University of Queensland’s Three Minute Thesis (UQ3MT) competition.

20 September 2016|

RBWH researcher shines on global stage

At only 33 years old, Dr Kate Markey is blazing a trail for junior researchers. Completing the combined MBBS/PhD at the University of Queensland and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute while also achieving international recognition and funding, Kate credits her research for creating her career opportunities.

16 September 2016|

Breakthrough research to save lives

Our incredible cardiac team at The Prince Charles Hospital have done it again! Another breakthrough for patients with heart failure.

15 September 2016|

Junior Research Fellowships open

Health and Medical Research Unit, Department of Health Queensland, is pleased to announce that Junior Doctor Research Fellowships are now open to Queensland junior doctors to build their research skills.

27 June 2016|
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