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Fundraising Highlights

Queenslanders were encouraged to run for eye health during September in a new Brisbane fun run organised by the Queensland Chinese United Council. The...

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DME patients needed for clinical trials

The Queensland Eye Institute is currently looking for participants to join the important study. Principal Investigator Associate Professor Anthony...

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5 minutes with Dr Sharma

Dr Sharma took 5 minutes of his busy schedule to tell you a little about how he has come to be working in Brisbane and what really interested him in...

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More than a cool accessory, sunnies can save your sight

Proper sunglasses are key to protecting your eyes from sun-related damage, and they should be worn anytime you are outdoors including when you are at...

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Run For Eye Health

The September 10 charity fun run is being organised by Queensland Chinese United Council to celebrate the organisation’s 10 Year Anniversary and...

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QEI At The Cutting Edge Of Stem Cell Research

Dr Allison Sutherland Senior Scientist at the Queensland Eye Institute immediately garners respect from all who meet her. Quietly spoken and with a...

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Repairing damaged eye tissue in AMD: steps towards the Holy Grail^!

Queensland Eye Institute (QEI) researchers recently released a journal article entitled ‘A Bruch’s membrane substitute fabricated from...

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The Queensland Eye Institute Settles in for the Next 50 Years

2016 saw the successful culmination of the first 50 years of the Queensland Eye Institute Foundation, and 10 years for the Queensland Eye Institute...

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Innovation: the hallmark of the Queensland Eye Institute

Australians tend to be a proud lot. Although we don’t have the overt patriotism of the United States or the fervour and passion of some other...

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Breakthrough in vision research may help to prevent vision loss; a great Christmas gift

The Queensland Eye Institute in collaboration with the Queensland University of Technology has bioengineered a range of unique antioxidant therapies...

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Blindness, loss of vision: it will never happen to me

Anna was 50 when she lost most of her sight, leaving only a small window of peripheral vision…. ‘I couldn’t even begin to describe...

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Not just a Queensland Institute; a Queensland Institution!

Celebrating the Queensland Eye Institute's 50th Birthday in 2015 Australia has changed in many ways since 1965. At that time, Sir Robert Menzies...

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Opening of a new eye centre sets sight's on a clear vision for the future

Queensland Eye Institute will this week officially open its new premises at 140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane. Spread over 4000m2, the five level...

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Talented young QEI scientist awarded scholarship for ground breaking eye research

Queensland Eye Institute is excited to announce Ms Audra Shadforth, one our talented postgraduate students, has been awarded a Dora Lush Biomedical...

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Queensland Eye Institute moves to new premises and sets sights on vision for the future

In a move to expand its research, education and clinical care services, Queensland Eye Institute has relocated to a strategically positioned new...

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New hope for patients with macular degeneration

Macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness in Australia, affecting one in seven people over the age of 50. The impact of this disease that...

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The perfect environment to foster excellent research

Dr Audra Shadforth has just completed her PhD at the Queensland Eye Institute. I’ve worked with many PhD students, graduates, undergraduates and...

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The Queensland Eye Institute Remembers Mr Desmond Hancock

This week the Queensland Eye Institute Foundation said a sad farewell to former Chairman, Mr Desmond Hancock. Des was appointed a Director of the...

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ARVO Heads To Brisbane!

Eye research and clinical care was top of the agenda at the biennial Asia-Pacific Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) meeting...

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