Developing healthy communities through health and medical research
Menzies Health Institute Queensland focuses on allied health research, building on current strength of interdisciplinary approaches underpinned by outstanding biomedical and social research.
Behavioural Basis of Health
Aims to apply psychological knowledge and methods to understand human behaviour, and to promote the health, emotional and psychological well-being of children, adults and families.
Prevention, treatment and management of musculoskeletal disease and injury through cross-disciplinary, multi-scale research.
Health Practice Innovation
Better health and community care and improved quality of life for patients, family and staff, including ageing and older people, maternity and the family unit, nutrition and public health.
Aims to unravel the molecular basis of cardiovascular disease development and progression, focussing on ischaemic heart disease, ageing, diabetes and the effects of lifestyle factors.
Molecular Basis of Disease
Tackling health research at the smallest but most dangerous level, including molecular genetics, infectious disease, immunology, neurology, cancer and regenerative medicine.
Population and Social Health
The science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting, protecting and improving health through the organised efforts of society.
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Griffith team has plenty of fun on the run
Griffith University was well represented across all events at yesterday’s Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run at Robina. On a gorgeous Gold Coast morning, Griffith runners […]
Tackling nutrition with personal trainers
The importance of nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle is recognised by most personal trainers, however concerns have been raised about their competence to provide individualised nutrition advice, says PhD student Katelyn Barnes.
The GP diet: the missing ingredient in better health for everyone
Research shows that general practitioners are highly trusted as providers of nutrition advice, writes Dr Lauren Ball from the Menzies Health Institute Queensland.
Research for real life healthcare is key for new MHIQ director
Research that is applicable to real life healthcare and which has positive impacts for the community is the focus for Professor Sheena Reilly, the newly appointed director of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ).
Improving nutritional advice for patients
The role of nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle is well understood by the medical profession but whether this information is easily conveyed to patients is another matter.
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