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Volunteering to provide mental health support in Sri Lanka

As the Clinical Trials Coordinator for Neurosciences at Mater Research Genevieve Whybird is no stranger to supporting the delivery of exceptional, evidence-based healthcare, but later this month, Genevieve will be taking on a whole new aspect of healthcare when she volunteers as a mental health support worker in Sri Lanka.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Queensland researchers to investigate using genetic markers to diagnose sepsis in children sooner

Queensland researchers to investigate using genetic markers to diagnose sepsis in children sooner

A landmark Queensland study will investigate whether genetics hold the key to faster diagnosis and treatment of sepsis which claims the lives of approximately one million children globally every year.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Equity Trustees grant supports Mater researchers

Equity Trustees grant supports Mater researchers Mater Foundation has been awarded a $946 000 grant as part of Equity Trustees’ new Medical and Health Partnership Program, supporting medical research. 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Mater Research recognised at Women in Technology Awards

Mater Research recognised at Women in Technology AwardsMater Research was awarded the Employer of Choice Small Business Award at last week’s Women in Technology (WiT) Awards ceremony held at Royal International Convention Centre.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Prestigious TJ Neale award presented to Mater Researcher

Prestigious TJ Neale award presented to Mater ResearcherA Mater Researcher has been awarded the prestigious TJ Neale award by the Australia and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN). The award is made annually to a clinician or scientist who is deemed to have made the most outstanding contribution to nephrological science. 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Study shows hormonal-immune changes may explain response to tuberculosis treatment

Study shows hormonal-immune changes may explain response to tuberculosis treatmentA Mater Researcher has found that hormones, in conjunction with immune markers, may be valuable in determining those who will not respond to treatment for Tuberculosis (TB).

Friday, August 25, 2017

Simulation effective in teaching difficult gynaecological procedures

Simulation effective in teaching difficult gynaecological procedures Simulation is effective in teaching difficult gynaecological procedures to doctors with different levels of expertise, a Mater Research study has found.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Early Career Research Travel Grant recipients announced

Mater Research is pleased to announce Dr Linda Gallo and Dr Hanna Reinebrant as the successful applicants for the 2017 Mater Research Early Career Research (ECR) Travel Grants.  

Monday, August 21, 2017

Clinical Seeding grant recipients announced

Nine Mater Researchers have been announced as the successful applicants awarded funding through the Mater Clinical Research Seeding Grant Scheme.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Adult brains produce new cells in previously undiscovered area

Adult brains produce new cells in previously undiscovered area Queensland researchers have made a discovery that may lead to new treatments for anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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