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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Pharmacy jobs boom puts Griffith at the top
Booming job prospects within the pharmaceutical industry and a burgeoning image of Griffith pharmacy graduates has led the university to increase its degree program offerings in pharmacy and pharmacology.
Looking at why people take risks in floods
Looking at the reasons why people drive their vehicles through potentially dangerous flood water is the focus of new Griffith and Royal Life Saving Society Australia research which aims to reduce the number of fatalities.
A feral attitude towards people with dementia?
The political, economic, medical and societal implications of Australia's ageing population have received plenty of media coverage. However, in some areas the nature of that coverage is becoming of concern, particularly regarding the attitudes towards dementia.
Improving quality of life with Parkinson’s Disease
Raising awareness of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and improving the quality of life for sufferers is the aim of a new study at Griffith University.
Understanding athletes’ immune function to optimise performance
With the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games looming in 2018, a key concern for athletes will be how to prevent illness from interfering with their training and performance.