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...