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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

Mater Researcher identifies new insights into breast cancer treatments and prognosis

Mater Researcher identifies new insights into breast cancer treatments and prognosisA Mater Research study1 has identified a method to identify best treatment options for oestrogen receptor positive breast cancer patients following surgery and also to better predict prognosis.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Flood study highlights impact of pre-birth stress

Flood study highlights impact of pre-birth stress Research into the impact of the 2011 Queensland floods on pregnant women and their babies has found stress from natural disasters affects infant development and temperament.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Mater Researcher presents at MAC8

Mater Researcher presents at MAC8Mater Researcher and President of the Endocrine Society of Australia Dr Warrick Inder recently attended the 8th Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society Annual Congress (MAC8) in Kuala Lumpur, delivering a number of presentations during the three day event.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Mater Researchers to share knowledge of consumer engagement

Mater Researchers to share knowledge of consumer engagementTwo Mater Researchers will be heading off to Spain in mid-June, to showcase Mater’s expertise in implementing evidence into practice and integrating families in care.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Mater Researcher receives Research in Practice award

Mater Researcher receives Research in Practice awardMater Researcher, Dr Shelley Wilkinson was successful in receiving the Research in Practice award at the recent Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) national conference, held in Hobart at the end of May.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

David Serisier Travel Award recipient announced

David Serisier Travel Award recipient announcedThe recipient of this year’s Dr David Serisier Travel Award has been announced as Amelia Fotheringham who will travel to Europe later in the year to further her understanding of diabetes and kidney disease.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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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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