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Partnership behind new hope for Queenslanders with drug-resistant epilepsy Partnership behind new hope for Queenslanders with drug-resistant epilepsy

Researchers at Mater Centre for Neurosciences, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and Queensland University of Technology will join forces to develop new diagnostic and treatment tools for doctors working with patients who have debilitating, drug-resistant epilepsy.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Tags: Dr Sasha Dionisio, epilepsy, Mater Centre for Neurosciences, Mater Research, neurosurgery

Indigenous children at greater risk of ICU admission for invasive infections Indigenous children at greater risk of ICU admission for invasive infections

New research shows Indigenous children are three times more likely to be admitted to Australian intensive care units (ICUs) with life-threatening infections than non-Indigenous children.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Tags: Associate Professor Luregn Schlapbach, children, lady cilento children's hospital, Mater Research

MRI-UQ research recognised with NHMRC project funding MRI-UQ research recognised with NHMRC project funding

Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) has been awarded $3.2 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, following the annual grant announcement.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Tags: Associate Professor Ingrid Winkler, Associate Professor Vicki Flenady, Mater Research, MRI-UQ, Professor Geoff Faulkner, Professor John Hooper, Professor John Prins, Professor John-Pierre Levesque

Mater Researcher given $1.25 million boost Mater Researcher given $1.25 million boost

Ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s has earned Mater Researcher Professor Geoff Faulkner a $1.25 million, five year, CSL Centenary Fellowship

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Tags: Alzheimer’s, clinical research, Mater Research, Professor Geoff Faulkner

Research translates into better healthcare Research translates into better healthcare

The relationship between healthcare, research and education is one which is well understood and managed at Mater.

Friday, 24 June 2016

Tags: Mater Research, Mission, Professor John Prins

Mater Professor’s international award for diabetes in pregnancy Mater Professor’s international award for diabetes in pregnancy

Mater’s Director of Obstetric Medicine, Professor David McIntyre, is to be honoured by the American Diabetes Association for research into diabetes and pregnancy that has been translated into clinical care.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Tags: Awards, Diabetes, Mater Education, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mater Research

Golden Casket proceeds fund $500 000 donation to protect the health of premature babies Golden Casket proceeds fund $500 000 donation to protect the health of premature babies

Mater researchers are on track to develop a ground breaking treatment option to protect preterm babies from disabilities such as cerebral palsy, thanks to a generous donation from Golden Casket proceeds.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Tags: Baby, Cerebral, Golden Casket, Mater Foundation, Mater Mothers, Mater Research, Mothers, Palsy, Sulphate

Six decades of mentoring honoured Six decades of mentoring honoured

In her 63 years of service at Mater, Sr Michaeleen Ahern RSM has held positions as varied as a surgical theatre nurse, an Executive Director of the Mater Private Hospital, a member of the Redevelopment Planning Team for the Private Children’s and Mothers’ hospitals, and local community leader of the Convent.

Monday, 16 March 2015

Tags: Mater, Mater Research, Research

Mater Research welcomes new Honours students Mater Research welcomes new Honours students

Mater Research is delighted to welcome a new cohort of Honours students commencing their research projects in 2015.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Tags: Mater, Mater Research, Research

Five million dollars in research funding awarded to Mater Research Five million dollars in research funding awarded to Mater Research

Mater Research has successfully secured more than $5 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, following the NHMRC annual grants announcement.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Tags: Funding, Mater Foundation, Mater Research

Mater Children’s Hospital patients investigate food sources for diabetes research Mater Children’s Hospital patients investigate food sources for diabetes research

Mater Children’s Hospital patients undertook diabetes research with some creative science fun thanks to Mater researchers and Big Bang Education.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Tags: children, diabetes, Joesphine Forbes, Mater Children's Hospital, Mater Research, science

Researchers mentor All Hallows’ and Somerville students Researchers mentor All Hallows’ and Somerville students

Continuing on the Sisters of Mercy’s interest in fostering the next generation of medical research, Mater Research invited students from All Hallows’ School and Somerville House to undertake short projects with Mater’s leading research teams.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Tags: Mater Research

Mater researcher wins Millennium Science Award Mater researcher wins Millennium Science Award

Mater researcher Associate Professor Geoff Faulkner has been awarded the 2014 Millennium Science Award by the Lorne Genome Conference for pioneering a technique to pinpoint gene mutations in liver, ovarian and brain cancer. 

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Tags: Mater Research