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The UQ SoM 2015 Residency Match

91% Residency Match Rate for The UQ Ochsner 2014 Graduating Class.

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Multi-Million-Dollar Deal Brings UQ Pain Drug Closer To Reality

A chronic pain treatment discovered at UQ is a step closer to clinical use with a global pharmaceutical giant acquiring the Australian-founded company developing the drug.

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Early Clinical Trial Success For New Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

University of Queensland researchers have developed a world-first vaccine-style therapeutic approach to treat rheumatoid arthritis, a debilitating disease affecting more than 450,000 people in Australia.

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UQ Scientists Tackle International Virus

University of Queensland scientists will collaborate with top American researchers to develop an antibody against the growing global threat of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

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UQ’s Super Scanner A New Weapon Against Heart Disease

The University of Queensland is performing the Southern Hemisphere’s most advanced cardiac imaging, opening the way for improved diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.

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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.

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Hidden Gene Gives Hopes For Improving Brain Function

A new study has found the mechanism used by a hidden gene to affect how the brain responds to stressful experiences, in a discovery that could eventually help control anxiety.

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Brisbane Voted One Of The Most Beautiful Cities

Queensland, Australia's largest city – has been chosen for its winning combination of high-rise modern architecture, lush green spaces and the enormous Brisbane River that snakes its way through the centre before emptying itself into the azure Moreton Bay.

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UQ Awarded $52m In Health and Medical Research Funding

Australia’s first Centre of Research Excellence in Chronic Kidney Disease will be established at UQ under the latest round of NHMRC grant allocations for projects, fellowships and centres across Australia.

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QBI To Establish World’s Largest International Research Centre For Dementia

The world’s leading researchers will work together to tackle dementia after The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) joined with the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Biophysics (IBP) to create a research centre.

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Student Research Expo 2014

MBBS Program Research Coordinator Associate Professor Di Eley said the Expo is meant to give medical students the opportunity to mingle and meet with researchers from a wide variety of research areas across UQ.

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Scientists Do Queensland Proud In Global Fight Against Cancer

University of Queensland scientists have succeeded in identifying the major underlying mutations in pancreatic and ovarian cancers, two of Australia’s most ruthless cancers.

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UQ Announces New Doctor of Medicine Program

The University of Queensland will introduce a new Doctor of Medicine (MD) program in 2015, enhancing global opportunities for its postgraduate medical students.

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Upcoming Events

Ochsner Clinical School - Open House
New Orleans, LA
Saturday, October 24, 2015
9:00am-2:30 pm (CST)

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Meet The Students - Webinar
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
7:00 pm (EST)

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2015 Event Calendar

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UQ Ochsner Interviews For
February 2016 Entry

UQ InterviewsEligible applicants to UQ Ochsner are now required to have a faculty interview for entry in February 2016. Learn more.



The School & The Program

AboutThe University of Queensland School of Medicine is partnering with Ochsner Health System in its graduate entry Doctor of Medicine (MD) program. Learn more.


International Student Guide

AboutInformation to assist you, from planning your arrival in Brisbane through to completing your studies and returning home, including Studying at UQ, Living in Queensland and Visas. Learn more.


Collaborative Academic Culture

AboutAustralia and the United States have an historic and enduring alliance of common values and aspirations, born of correspondent origins. Learn more.


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Academic Rankings

UQ School of Medicine received higher recent ratings than 80% of all U.S. medical schools.

The Times of London
QS World University Rankings


Student Life

Ochsner Medical School Association Newsletter
Student Life in Brisbane
Life As A UQ Student
UQ Guide
UQ Medical Society

School Publications

MD Curriculum
SCOPE: Newsletter of the Ochsner Clinical School
UQ SoM Brochure
UQ SoM Student Prospectus
UQ SoM Ochsner Clinical School Viewbook
UQ SoM Alumni Magazine
Translational Research Institute Brochure



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Academic Calendar
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American Australian Association
The Many Faces of Translational Research Institute
News & Publication Archive



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