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March 2018

Teenager awake during brain surgery now seizure free Teenager awake during brain surgery now seizure free

A Queensland teenager suffering from debilitating epilepsy is now seizure free, following brain surgery during which he remained awake. Adam Barry underwent the complex surgery in October last year at Mater Hospital Brisbane with neurosurgeon Dr Jason Papacostas.

Thursday, 29 March 2018

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

Easter reflection 2018 Easter reflection 2018

Easter is a time for reflection and highlights the beliefs and certainties that bring us peace. Catholic Mass and services will be held at Mater's South Brisbane campus throughout the Holy Easter period.

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Tags: Easter, Mission

180K to support women changing our world 180K to support women changing our world

Two female researchers in Queensland have been awarded strategic grants as a step forward in closing the research and academic gender gap.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Tags: Awards, clinical research, Mater Research, research

Australian killer receives international focus Australian killer receives international focus

The world’s leading minds on ocular melanoma say more must be done to help the 50 per cent of patients who die from melanoma of the eye in Australia.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Tags: Awards, clinical research, Dr Bill Glasson, Mater Research, ocular melanoma, research

High Risk Foot Service Clinic opens High Risk Foot Service Clinic opens

Mater Hospital Brisbane has opened a High Risk Foot Service Clinic for diabetic patients with lower limb issues, coordinating vascular, orthopaedic, endocrine, podiatry, wound care and diabetic nursing teams to reduce patient complications.

Friday, 2 March 2018

Tags: Mater Hospital Brisbane

Mater Registrar Dr Collyer is part of the community Mater Registrar Dr Collyer is part of the community

Meet Dr Jesse Collyer. Here outside Mater’s Duncombe Building, he’s almost come full circle.

Born in 1987 on Level 2 of the Duncombe Building, formerly the Mater Mothers’ Hospital, Jesse completed his internship, Junior House Officer and Senior House Officer years at Mater and has just begun training as an Anatomical Pathology Registrar on Level 3 in the same building.

 

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Tags: Dr Jesse Collyer, Mater Mothers