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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

Mater Researcher receives Advance Queensland award

Mater Researcher, Dr Sandra Richardson has been announced as a successful recipient of an Advance Queensland fund to support her research through maternity leave.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Study suggests mental health screening should be offered to all pregnant women

Study suggests mental health screening should be offered to all pregnant womenNew research1 suggests that comprehensive mental health screening should be offered to women in pregnancy who report anxiety, altered quality of life and depressive symptoms.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Targeted treatment gives new hope on breast cancer

Targeted treatment gives new hope on breast cancerQueensland researchers have discovered a new way to target a rare form of breast cancer, giving hope for improved treatment options.  

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Mater Research trial may offer new treatment for Ross River fever

Mater Research trial may offer new treatment for Ross River fever A Mater Research trial is underway to test a new treatment for Ross River fever.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Research describes novel hand bone formation ‘roadmap’ that reveals new treatment considerations for some skeletal dysplasias

Research describes novel hand bone formation ‘roadmap’ that reveals new treatment considerations for some skeletal dysplasiasA collaborative study lead by researchers at the Mater Research Institute-The University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) has described a novel ‘roadmap’ of bone formation in the small bones of the hand to better inform future investigation of the underlying pathological features of skeletal dysplasias.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Mater Research Higher Degree students present at Three Minute Thesis competition

Mater Research Higher Degree students present at Three Minute Thesis competitionHigher Degree research students at Mater were recently given the opportunity to present their thesis research to an audience of both scientists and non-scientists at the Mater Research Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Consumer input helps shape and improve research protocol

Consumer input helps shape and improve research protocolA recent Mater Research protocol submitted to the NHMRC has demonstrated the vital role consumers play in shaping and improving research trials.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Australian first trial at Mater improving quality of life for newborns with ‘HIE’

Australian first trial at Mater improving quality of life for newborns with ‘HIE’An Australian first trial lead by Mater Researcher A/Prof Helen Liley is investigating more effective treatment options and improving quality of life for newborns with Neonatal Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy (HIE), which can cause brain injury and death.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Genetic immune deficiency could hold key to severe childhood infections

Genetic immune deficiency could hold key to severe childhood infectionsA gene mutation making young children extremely vulnerable to common viruses may represent a new type of immunodeficiency, according to a Mater Research Institute—University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) researcher.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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