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Mater Research award winners announced

Mater Research award winners announcedMater congratulates its researchers who have been honoured at the 2015 Mater Research Awards for Research Excellence.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Brain genetics researcher earns top science award

Brain genetics researcher earns top science award

Do genetic mutations in individual brain cells influence how people form memories? Are diseases such as schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s caused by these genetic mutations?
 
A Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) researcher’s drive to answer these questions has earned him a prestigious Australian Academy of Science award.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Mater research collaboration delivers breastfeeding breakthrough

Mater research collaboration delivers breastfeeding breakthroughBrisbane researchers have made an important discovery which helps us understand why breast is best for baby. 

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Professor John Prins appointed to new NHMRC advisory committee

Professor John Prins appointed to new NHMRC advisory committee

Mater Research CEO Professor John Prins was recently appointed to a new advisory body of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)—the Health Translation Advisory Committee.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

MRI-UQ Researchers feature in ‘Ten of the best’ for outstanding research

MRI-UQ Researchers feature in ‘Ten of the best’ for outstanding researchMater Researchers Professor Sue Kildea and Dr Yu Gao, and UQ’s Professor Sue Kruske, have been recognised as part of a team of researchers highlighted in the 2014 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) publication – ‘Ten of the Best’. 

Friday, August 14, 2015

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

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Critical Care of the Newborn Symposium

This one-day symposium will feature recent advances in research and clinical practice of care, treatment and follow-up of preterm and sick term-born infants.

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