Research news archive2017-12-12T23:46:54+10:00

Research news archive

Research Excellence Awards 2019 announced

From the lab to the bedside, Metro North researchers are conducting ground-breaking research every day. Last night, our researchers were recognised for their stellar achievements at our annual Metro North Research Excellence Awards.

22 May 2019|

Better bone marrow transplants

RBWH researchers have conducted Australia’s first clinical trial using genetically engineered immune cells to make bone marrow transplantation for blood cancer safer.

18 February 2019|

World first at The Prince Charles Hospital

Researchers from the Critical Care Research Group at The Prince Charles Hospital have developed a world first app to help combat delirium, a devastating medical condition considered one of the greatest mysteries of modern medicine.

19 March 2018|

Brain injury in babies: is stem cell treatment the answer?

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) neonatal expert Professor Paul Colditz has received a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant to explore stem cell treatment for babies with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy—a brain injury due to oxygen deprivation.

29 January 2018|

Research on show at RBWH Healthcare Symposium awards

After three jam-packed days of research, innovation and partnership, the 26th annual RBWH Healthcare Symposium concluded with its awards ceremony on 14 September. The awards highlighted some of the best and brightest minds at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH).

29 September 2017|

Inaugural RBWH Research Ambassador announced

Professor Jeffrey Lipman has been announced as the inaugural Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (RBWH) Research Ambassador, ensuring the RBWH’s legacy as research pioneers continues for many years to come.

5 September 2017|

Research result amazes

A national investigator-initiated clinical trial has found a new treatment for uncontrolled asthma.

30 August 2017|

New report reveals truth of trauma impact on Queensland hospitals

A recently released report by Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) researcher Associate Professor Kirsten Vallmuur shows falls from playground equipment is one of the leading causes of injury hospitalisation for children while physical violence was the top cause of injury hospitalisation for young adults.

5 June 2017|

Research Strategy launched

Metro North has launched our first comprehensive Research Strategy 2017-2022 to help us better support research.

12 April 2017|

RANZCP honours Michael Breakspear

The accolades keep coming for Professor Michael Breakspear who has received the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Senior Research Award for his significant contribution to psychiatric research.

10 April 2017|