QUT’s Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) uses the latest technology and brings together the best minds from around the world to develop solutions for health problems affecting the global community. IHBI has more than 1300 members representing a broad spectrum of disciplines including medical practitioners, biomedical scientists, nurses, psychologists, public health experts, optometrists, exercise physiologists and biomedical engineers. Our research focuses on prevention, intervention and translation and has a particular emphasis on chronic disease and ageing, health determinants and health systems, and injury prevention and trauma management. Areas of strength align with ailments that affect millions, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, infectious diseases, obesity, arthritis, asthma, mental health, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, eye disorders and chronic wounds. IHBI research aims to develop new and innovative solutions to challenging global health issues, bridging the gap between clinical science and better health; and ensuring better health becomes a reality in our lifetime.