• International deal brings new treatment for chemotherapy patients closer to the clinic
    06 December 2016
    UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology’s Professor Lars Nielsen and his team have developed a method of producing a therapeutic dose of white blood cells in a typical transfusion bag which can be administered to patients immediately after chemotherapy.
  • High calibre research advanced by NHMRC funding
    03 December 2016
    WEHI has received $31.9 million in support of project grants and fellowships across a range of research areas including immunology, infectious diseases, cancer, systems biology, and personalised medicine. Among the grant recipients, Dr Samir Taoudi received $1 million that will support his team’s research into how blood cells are formed.
  • Brain research leader is Queensland’s Senior Australian of the Year
    28 November 2016
    The University of Queensland’s Professor Perry Bartlett has been named the 2017 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year in recognition of his work on the human brain, including dementia and depression.
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