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Research

  • 28 Aug, 2020

Creating Queensland’s first inherited eye disease registry

We are excited to announce a planned collaboration between the Queensland Eye Institute (QEI) and the Queensland Children’s Hospital, which will est...

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  • 01 Jul, 2020

Australian Macular Disease Research Review Launched by Assoc Prof Anthony Kwan

We would like to congratulate QEI Clinic’s Associate Professor Anthony Kwan on launching the very first issue of the Australian Macular Disease Rese...

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  • 24 Feb, 2020

Dr Onur Sakiragaoglu joins the QEI laboratories

We are pleased to welcome Research Assistant Dr Onur Sakiragaoglu who has recently joined the Queensland Eye Institute (QEI). Originally from Turkey, ...

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  • 19 Dec, 2019

Dr Audra Shadforth Receives MDFA Research Grant

QEI Visiting Scientist, Dr Audra Shadforth has recently received a research grant from the Macular Disease Foundation Australia for her upcoming resea...

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  • 29 Oct, 2019

UMPhST Visit: Fostering a new partnership for scientific research

The Queensland Eye Institute (QEI) has recently had the pleasure of hosting Professor Leonard Azamfirei, Rector (President) of the George Emil Palade ...

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  • 02 Sep, 2019

QEIF welcomes three research interns from France

Three university students have joined QEIF as interns to carry out research under the supervision of QEIF Chief Scientist Professor Traian Chirila and...

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  • 30 Jan, 2019

Bette Forgan-Smith Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded to Dr Audra Shadforth

QEI research associate, Dr Audra Shadforth has been awarded the Bette Forgan-Smith Postdoctoral Fellowship, a three-year program that will support Dr ...

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  • 23 Aug, 2018

53 years of research

Earlier this year, QEI celebrated its 53rd anniversary – our journey began in 1965 when the Australian Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness (Q...

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  • 03 Jul, 2018

A new device may improve lazy eye

QEI conducts a new clinical trial that aims to improve Amblyopia. The study is looking to understand whether this new device can help treat “Lazy Ey...

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  • 10 May, 2018

World First Research To Treat Floppy Eyelid Syndrome

Researchers at QEI have developed a new treatment for floppy eyelid syndrome (FES), a condition related to obstructive sleep apnea – a sleeping di...

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COVID-19 UPDATE

For the health and safety of our patients, staff and visitors, we ask you do not enter the QEI South Brisbane or QEI Clayfield facilities if you:

  • Have been in contact with a known case of COVID-19 
  • Have recently travelled overseas or interstate and have NOT undergone a two week quarantine 
  • Are awaiting COVID-19 test results
  • Have cold or fever symptoms (sore throat, coughing, sneezing etc)
  • Recently visited a COVID-19 hot spot (as identified on the Queensland Government website)

Please note that all visitors at this time will undergo contactless temperature checking. Our staff will also require the full names and contact details of all visitors to the building. 

Thank you for your cooperation at this time, please don't hesitate to contact us on 07 3239 5000 if you have any concerns.