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Mater researcher awarded an $820 000 Future Fellowship

Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI) researcher Associate Professor John Hooper has been awarded a prestigious Australian Research Council Future Fellowship worth $820 000 over four years.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

MMRI researcher given funding to make chemotherapy safer

Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI) researcher Dr Ingrid Winkler has been awarded funding from the Queensland Government to undertake further research into making chemotherapy safer.

Friday, August 3, 2012

2012 Red, White and Sparkling Dinner

Join us in celebrating Queensland wines and help raise funds for research at Mater at the 2012 Red, White and Sparkling Dinner, on Saturday 4 August at Hillstone St Lucia.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Grants for stillbirth research

Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI) was announced as the recipient of two grants in December 2011 enabling further research to take place into stillbirths.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Mater sponsors Celebrating Diversity Exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse

The work of internationally renowned former fashion photographer Rick Guidotti will be on show at the Brisbane Powerhouse this month as part of the Celebrating Diversity Exhibition.

The exhibition, being launched on Wednesday 5 October, brings together the works of local and international photographers, each piece featuring people who are living with a genetic condition.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Metabolic Medicine Group through to Trailblazer University Finals

Mater Medical Research Institute would like to congratulate Associate Professor Jon Whitehead and the Metabolic Medicine Group who were ‘runners up’ in the UniQuest Trailblazer competition for their project entitled ‘Fit Fat Cells’.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Hormone may be key to health

Obesity is a common problem affecting millions of people world wide, but it is the health risks associated with obesity—like type 2 diabetes and heart disease—that Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI) researcher Associate Professor Jon Whitehead and his metabolic medicine team are trying to prevent by manipulating fat cells.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Research explores impact of Queensland floods on pregnant women and their families

The 2011 Queensland floods have left a lasting impact on many within our community.

To further explore the impacts Professor Sue Kildea (Professor of Midwifery) and her team at Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI), in a partnership with Australian Catholic University (ACU), will conduct a study into the affects of the floods on pregnant women and their families.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Combining research and clinical practice to fight lung disease

At Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI) Dr David Serisier, a clinician at Mater Health Services (MHS), is working with Associate Professor Mike McGuckin, MMRI’s Deputy Director of Research and Rohan Lourie from Mater Pathology to investigate a debilitating lung disease—Bronchiectasis.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Diabetes Research Trial Gives Hope for Teens

Many young Australians are struggling with the challenges of being a teenager but for some there is the added challenge of trying to manage Type 1 Diabetes.  Promising results from a recent research trial at Mater Children’s Hospital Diabetes Clinic indicate teenagers may be closer to having better health outcomes into adulthood.

Monday, January 10, 2011

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