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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International honour for Griffith nursing professor
Griffith’s reputation as a world-leading authority in nursing has been firmly cemented, following Professor Wendy Chaboyer being inaugurated into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
Contemplating homicide while caring for family with dementia
Homicidal thoughts are a real and significant phenomenon among family carers of people with dementia.
Elderberry benefits air travellers
The negative health effects of international air travel are well documented but now it seems that the common elderberry can provide some relief.
New director starts at MHIQ
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).
ARC Linkage Project success
Griffith researchers have secured more than $4 million in ARC Linkage Project Grants.