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Good pain relief may help prevent the spread of breast cancer

New research evaluates whether the spread of breast cancer may be prevented by good pain relief around the time of surgery. 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

MRI-UQ researchers develop prototype for cancer vaccine

MRI-UQ researchers develop prototype for cancer vaccineResearchers at Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) have developed a prototype cancer vaccine which could have the potential to treat different types of cancer.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Mater Research clinical trials increasing

Mater Research clinical trials increasingInternational Clinical Trials Day is celebrated globally on 20 May each year, to commemorate the day in 1747 that James Lind began his trials into the causes of scurvy, which is now widely considered the first randomised clinical trial.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Mater Research celebrates World Immunology Day

Mater Research celebrates World Immunology DayOn Friday 29 April Mater Research celebrates World Immunology Day and recognises the work of our Mater researchers who are dedicated to understanding and preventing diseases through important medical research into our immune system.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Honours students recognised with scholarships

Honours students recognised with scholarshipsThree Mater Research Honours students have been awarded scholarships, recognised for their exceptional academic record and passion for medical research.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Mater researcher awarded Newton International Fellowship

Mater researcher awarded Newton International FellowshipDr Joanna Rakoczy has been awarded the prestigious two year Fellowship to undertake post-doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Mater Research welcomes new researchers

Mater Research welcomes new researchersMater Research welcomes new researchers; Professor Brian Gabrielli, Dr Dhanisha Jhaveri and Dr Sam Bora

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Josephine Forbes wins inaugural Women in STEM Award

Josephine Forbes wins inaugural Women in STEM Award

Mater Research Professor Josephine Forbes is one of three leading women scientists in Queensland to be recognised with an inaugural Women in STEM – science, technology, engineering and maths – award.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Risk of stillbirth twice as high for disadvantaged women

Risk of stillbirth twice as high for disadvantaged women Women from lower socio-economic families face twice the risk of delivering a stillborn baby than their wealthier counterparts, an international study led by a Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) researcher has found.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Mater Research Clinical Seeding Grant recipients announced

Ten clinical projects across refugee health, cancer care, chronic disease management and neonatal services have secured Mater Clinical Research Seeding Grant funding for 2016.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

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