AITHM James Cook University


UHEAL is an alliance of biomedical and clinician researchers in the Tropics with unique expertise in distinct disciplines who have significant potential to improve understanding, management and treatment of chronic wounds.


To improve the outcomes for people at risk of chronic wounds through high quality research and development.

  • Improve wound care through the development of novel therapeutics and clinical pathways;
  • Prevent new and recurrent ulcers through effective prevention programs;
  • Reduce hospitalization, amputations and other major complications in people at risk of chronic ulcers.

The meaning behind the Logo

Each “U” represents a collaborating body/bodies in the Ulcer and wound HEALing consortium with colours corresponding to their logo. The “HEAL” represents JCU both in colour and as the funding body.