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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First Peoples Health Unit opens at Griffith
Improving the social, emotional and cultural wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People is the aim of Griffith University’s First People’s Health Unit (FPHU).
Home-based treatment is cost-effective alternative for heart failure patients
Post-discharge disease management provided in their own homes could be a cost-effective alternative for recently-hospitalised elderly patients with chronic heart failure (CHF).
Griffith climbs again in 2015 world rankings
Griffith University continues to improve its international standing with the latest release of the Academic Ranking of World Universities for 2015.
Dental research for Northern Peninsula kids
An innovative research project aims to alleviate the issues of tooth decay in children from rural, remote and Indigenous communities.
How to age powerfully—and what that means
Dr Siobhan O'Dwyer from Menzies Health Institute Queensland talks about how we can change the course of our own ageing and how her grandfather successfully achieved it.