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BICARE’s gift to young adults at Mater

BICARE’s gift to young adults at MaterA $140 000 donation from BICARE Inc to Mater Foundation has turned into a $420 000 donation after the funds were matched by the Queensland Brain Institute and Mater Research.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The future of health in less than three minutes

The future of health in less than three minutesAs 24 students from Mater Research Institute University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) discovered, presenting a research thesis in lay terms in less than three minutes, is just as hard as it sounds.  

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

2015 TRIP Symposium - Friday 17 July

The annual QLD TRIP symposium is designed to enhance understanding and collaboration across Queensland in implementation science ensuring that the knowledge we have from the best available research translates effectively into everyday clinical practice and improved health outcomes. 

Monday, July 20, 2015

Mater researcher awarded $500 000 United States Department of Defense Grant

Mater researcher awarded $500 000 United States Department of Defense GrantMater Researcher Associate Professor Kristen Radford has beaten out a competitive international field to be awarded the US$500,000 New Idea Award by the United States of America Department of Defense to research a prostate cancer vaccine.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Six decades of mentoring honoured

Six decades of mentoring honouredIn her 63 years of service at Mater, Sr Michaeleen Ahern RSM has held positions as varied as a surgical theatre nurse, an Executive Director of the Mater Private Hospital, a member of the Redevelopment Planning Team for the Private Children’s and Mothers’ hospitals, and the local community leader at the Mater Convent.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Welcome new Honours students

Welcome new Honours studentsMater Research is delighted to welcome a new cohort of 12 Honours students commencing their research projects in 2015.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

MRI-UQ research targets ovarian cancer

MRI-UQ research targets ovarian cancerBrisbane researchers have developed an antibody drug that attacks cancerous ovarian cells and limits the serious side-effects of traditional treatments.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Funding boost for Associate Professor Kristen Radford

Funding boost for Associate Professor Kristen Radford

As a child, Mater researcher Associate Professor Kristen Radford decided at a young age that she wanted to “cure cancer and save the world”.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Two researchers awarded Cancer Council grants

Two researchers awarded Cancer Council grantsAssociate Professor John Hooper and Dr Allison Pettit have been awarded $200 000 research project grants from Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ).

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Mater Research CEO awarded for leadership

Mater Research CEO awarded for leadershipMater Research CEO, Professor John Prins, has been recognised for his leadership at The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 2014 Excellence Awards. 

Friday, December 12, 2014

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PAEAN Plus: HIE & Neuroprotection Symposium

The PAEAN Plus: HIE & Neuroprotection Symposium and combined investigator meeting will be held on 10-11 August 2017 and features presentations from leading experts in HIE, including A/Prof Helen Liley, a neonatology specialist and researcher who is leading the PAEAN trial at Mater. Read more

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