Fitness gamification for over 50s
October 11, 2021
UQ Healthy Living is helping over 50s in the fight against Alzheimer’s and Dementia, with a new digital game designed to train the body and brain. A cognitive training platform, the Dividat Senso is available at UQ Healthy Living’s new Members Studio, launched in partnership with The University of Queensland and UQ Health Care. UQ...
UQ Health Care provides University with Pfizer
September 15, 2021
UQ Health Care will deliver a Pfizer vaccination clinic at the St Lucia campus for UQ staff, students and their families. Pfizer is now available for age 12 to 60+. The Pfizer vaccination clinic The clinic will be operate out of UQ St Lucia Medical Centre and will open on Monday 20 September, for a...
Ground breaks on medical centre for Logan City Health Precinct
March 1, 2021
UQ Health Care CEO, Darryl Grundy, has joined project partners to ‘turn the sod’ on the Meadowbrook Medical Centre development, which forms part of a significant Health and Knowledge Precinct for the Logan and Greater Brisbane region. The $6m multi-level centre is located on a prominent corner of Logandowns Drive, 200m from Logan Hospital. It...
DAIRY IMPOSTERS: FRIEND OR FOE?
November 11, 2020
OUR DIETITIAN PENNY OXBY DISCUSSES DAIRY MILK ALTERNATIVES FOR OVER 50s Getting enough dietary calcium is vital to maintaining bone strength – yet less than half of Australians get their recommended daily intake of this important nutrient. We know that three to five serves of calcium rich foods daily is recommended, so is it time...
Deal could secure 51M doses of COVID vaccine
September 7, 2020
A new manufacturing agreement to supply 51 million doses UQ’s COVID-19 vaccine was announced today between CSL and the Australian Government. Following successful clinical trials, the first doses will be scheduled for release from mid-2021. The deal between CSL and the Australian Government is based on two doses per person.
Positive results from UQ vaccine pre-clinical testing
August 26, 2020
Pre-clinical testing of The University of Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine has produced positive indications about its potential effectiveness and ability to be manufactured. Project co-leader Associate Professor Keith Chappell has reported to the International Society for Vaccines on data from animal trials conducted by Viroclinics-DDL in the Netherlands. Find out more here.
UQ’s COVID-19 vaccine trials begin
July 20, 2020
Dosing begins in the first human trial of UQ’s COVID-19 vaccine. The next critical phase for The University of Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine is underway – with the research effort moving out of the lab and into human trials. Healthy adult volunteers have received the first dose of the vaccine at the Brisbane clinic of phase...