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MSH/UQ study into mental health life expectancy

Research reveals the impact of mental health on life expectancy

As part of a new study commissioned by University of Queensland, Metro South Health (MSH) researchers have discovered an 18-year life expectancy gap between people with mental illness and the general population that can only be bridged by protecting patient’s physical and mental health.

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2018 Research Annual Report Dr Felicity Jensen

Logan & Beaudesert Hospital 2018 Research Annual Report

Following the success of Logan and Beaudesert Hospitals' inaugural Research Report last year, the 2018 compendium showcasing our research achievements across Logan and Beaudesert Hospitals is now available.

Professor John Upham, MSH Chair of Research

Metro South Health Chair of Research appointed

Metro South Health has appointed internationally recognised clinical scientist and respiratory physician Professor John Upham as the new Chair of Research.

Redland research impresses international audience

Redland research impresses international audience

Redland Hospital Paediatrician Dr Shivanand Hebbandi has presented his research topic at the 7th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies in Paris.

2019 LBHN Research and Innovation Symposium

2019 Logan and Beaudesert Hospitals' Research and Innovation Symposium

The Research Advisory Committee, Future Hospital Program and Dr Jacinta Powell are delighted to announce the Logan and Beaudesert Hospitals’ Research and Innovation Symposium to be held in 2019.

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Researching the benefits of early rehab in ICU

Andrea Rapolthy-Beck was awarded a 2018 MSH Research Support Scheme grant to study the benefits of early rehabilitation for critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Pre-surgery assessment tool - research team

Research supports better postoperative outcomes

The Metro South Health Research Support Scheme has invested in a project to develop and trial a pre-surgery assessment tool aiming to improve post-operative outcomes.

World leading trial PAH rare cancers DNA tested

World-leading trial offers hope to patients with rare cancers

Princess Alexandra Hospital patients with rare cancers can now have their DNA tested to identify the potentially most effective treatment under a $50 million, national trial.

Justin Chapman Addiction and Mental Health

MSH research grant supporting translational research

The Research Support Scheme is helping MSH researchers to improve the health and wellbeing of people with mental illness.

Applications open for $2.6 million research support scheme

Applications are now open for the 2019 Metro South Health Research Support Scheme—with a record $2.6 million on offer for research projects across the organisation.