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Spider venom may have legs as future painkiller

Spider venom may have legs as future painkiller

University of Queensland researchers have found seven peptides (mini-proteins) in spider venom that block the molecular pathway responsible for sending pain signals from nerves to the brain. ...

UQ research targets ovarian cancer

UQ research targets ovarian cancer

Brisbane researchers have developed an antibody drug that attacks cancerous ovarian cells and limits the serious side-effects of traditional treatments. ...

Pancreatic cancer subtypes could guide future treatment

Pancreatic cancer subtypes could guide future treatment

Scientists from Australia and the UK have completed the most comprehensive analysis yet of pancreatic cancer, in a study that could improve future treatments. ...

Alumni in the media

Alumni in the media

Updated 6 March 2015. Read about UQ alumni and researcher achievements for this week. ...