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April 2019

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In an Australian‐first, The University of Queensland will join forces with the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) to tackle the growing problem of drug‐resistant infections. GARDP, a not‐for‐profit research and development group initiated by the World Health Organization, develops new or improved antibiotic treatments. Dr Mark Blaskovich from UQ’s Community for Open Antimicrobial...
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The University of Queensland is one of Australia’s most comprehensive, research‐intensive universities, national research quality data released today confirms. The Excellence in Research for Australia 2018 assessment has rated UQ above and well above world standard in more specialised fields of research than any other Australian university, across 93 disciplines. Deputy Vice‐Chancellor (Research) Professor Bronwyn Harch...
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Improving outcomes for children and teenagers with brain cancer will be the focus of Australia’s first research centre aimed solely at tackling the cancer in young people. Scientists from The University of Queensland are joining forces with other Brisbane researchers at the new Centre for Childhood and Adolescent Brain Cancer Research – which is funded...
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Australian and US researchers have developed a way to discover elusive cancer‐promoting genes, and have already identified one that appears to promote aggressive breast cancers. The University of Queensland and Albert Einstein College of Medicine team has developed a statistical approach to reveal many previously hard‐to‐find genes that contribute to cancer. Associate Professor Jess Mar,...
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