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Dr Gardener nominated for Queensland Australian of the Year Dr Gardener nominated for Queensland Australian of the Year

Dr Glenn Gardener, Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Mater Mothers’ Hospital, has been announced as a nominee for 2018 Queensland Australian of the Year.

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Tags: Dr Glenn Gardener, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, spina bifida

Mater's baby of hope Mater's baby of hope

For Claudine and David Fitzgibbon, Baby Harvey is  their baby of hope made possible by Dr Glenn GardenerDr Martin Wood and the team at Mater Mothers’ Hospital Brisbane.

This is the family’s fourth baby. And their third baby diagnosed with spina bifida.

Monday, 13 February 2017

Tags: Dr Glenn Gardener, Dr Martin Wood, in-utero, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, neurosurgery, spina bifida

Mater undertakes Australian first in-utero spinal surgery Mater undertakes Australian first in-utero spinal surgery

A team from Mater, in collaboration with a team from Vanderbilt University Hospital in the USA, are the first in Australia to have performed in-utero spinal surgery on a baby diagnosed with spina bifida.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Tags: in-utero, Maternal Fetal Medicine, prenatal, spina bifida, spinal surgery