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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New treatment potential for heart attack sufferers
New hope in the fight against cardiovascular disease has arrived, following breakthrough research identifying a pigment in our bile which could protect us.
Griffith School of Medicine ten year anniversary
The value of research for clinical practice was the focus of discussion as part of the 10 year anniversary celebration of Griffith’s School of Medicine.
First-class young university in world’s Top 50
Young university a perfect setting for life of research success
Mental health treatments not clearly understood for people with epilepsy
Mental health issues such as depression or anxiety are often neglected or misunderstood in people who also have co-morbidity with epilepsy.
Ex-prisoners need more mental health support
A new study has found the majority of ex-prisoners do not receive the mental health care they need, despite displaying persistent symptoms of high psychological distress after being released.