As a team of nearly 300 researchers, students and support staff, we are dedicated to improving the detection and management of severe and chronic diseases, such as skin cancer and blood cancer, arthritis and diabetes. We place particular emphasis on translation of research into new and innovative therapies and diagnostic methods that will make a difference to wellbeing.

Prof. Paul Clarke
Director, UQ Diamantina Institute

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UQDI researchers work across a range of projects, including cancer, arthritis, diabetes, infection and bone and joint diseases. Our researchers are committed to finding novel therapies for these diseases.


We undertake innovative, ground-breaking research into the autoimmunity and cancer biology fields.

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UQDI is partnered with the Translational Research Institute – Australia’s most comprehensive research and biopharmaceutical facility.

Associate Professor Kiarash Khosrotehrani
Experimental Dermatology Group

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