Understanding genomics of microorganisms, cancer, heart disease and dementia is a key focus of UQ's response to the Healthy Ageing challenge, optimising opportunities for good health from birth to old age.
UQ’s world class expertise in Healthy Ageing includes:
Infectious diseases and human microbiome studies;
Genetics of neurological disorders (including Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease);
Disease–related gene discovery, repair and regeneration (such as arthritis, skeletal dysplasia, leukodystrophy and other rare childhood disorders);