Mater Research is a recognised leader in medical research. Our bench to bedside philosophy sees us working across Mater Health’s hospitals and health services, The University of Queensland, and the world-class Translational Research Institute (TRI). We are committed to working closely with Mater Health, Mater Education and our growing network of partners and collaborators to turn scientific discovery into the best possible treatment, care, and outcomes for patients and our broader community.

We continue to make great strides in medical research, read about our recent successes in our latest Annual Report.

 

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A Mater Research study has identified a previously unknown genetic link between platelets and Parkinson’s Disease, with findings published in...

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Feb

Study finds link between blood components and brain disorders

Infant and perinatal psychiatrist Dr Beth Mah has packed up her home in New South Wales and moved to Brisbane to take on the inaugural role of...

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Jan

New Director moves to Brisbane for inaugural role at Mater

Mater Research is aiming to unlock the cause of severe tuberculosis (TB) – which is once again the world’s deadliest infectious disease...

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Jan

New study to fight world’s deadliest infectious disease

A new Mater project to help new parents in remote and regional Queensland communities struggling with their mental health has been given a...

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Dec

Perinatal mental health boost for struggling parents in remote Qld

A new study by Mater Research and The University of Queensland will investigate if sulphate therapy reduces the risk of developing cerebral...

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Dec

Study hoping to reduce cerebral palsy in preterm infants

Mater has again affirmed its commitment to research and developing a world class evidence-based health service through the award of the 2022...

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Dec

2022 Betty McGrath Seeding Grant Winners

The first findings from a series of medicinal cannabis trials have revealed that Cannabidiol (CBD) oil does not improve pain, depression...

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Nov

Study finds patients get no relief from Cannabidiol oil

In an engaging event, that ranged from an insight into Indigenous culture to the future of Australia’s medical research, the Mater Research...

29

Nov

Mater Research Showcase shines light on 2022 achievements

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Nov

General Practice Nurses in frontline of intellectual disability care

Brisbane’s very own flying neurosurgeon Dr Martin Wood has been taking Mater healthcare services to new heights across Queensland amidst the...

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Nov

Sky’s the limit for spirited Mater flying neurosurgeon Martin Wood