We ask the questions and find the answers that save lives

Research

Since Mater Research commenced operation the areas of research have expanded and have been clustered into four broad, multi-disciplinary themes.  Each theme involves multiple aspects of basic research, clinical departments and hospitals.

Chronic Disease Biology and Care
Chronic Disease Biology and Care

Improving treatment outcomes and prevention of chronic disease.

Cancer Biology and Care
Cancer Biology and Care

Preventing and fighting cancer

Mothers', Babies' and Women's Health
Mothers', Babies' and Women's Health

Improving health in pregnancy, childbirth and early life

Neurosciences and Cognitive health
Neurosciences and Cognitive health

Improving brain and nervous system health

Optimising acute care
Optimising acute care

Optimising acute care