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. 

Our key focus areas are Cancer biology and care , Chronic disease biology and care , Implementing evidence to improve health , Mothers', babies and women's health , Neurosciences and cognitive health , Optimising acute care .

Mater researchers awarded grants through CCQ
Mater Research is proud to announce that Professor Brian Gabrielli and Professor Jean-Pierre Levesque have been awarded research grants through Cancer Council Queensland.
Mater Student’s Superb Success
Mater Research Group Leader and Mater Foundation Senior Research Fellow Dr Samudragupta (Sam) Bora's research student, Theresa Chin, has graduated from The University of Queensland’s Honours program with outstanding results.
NHMRC grants round announced
Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) has been awarded more than $10 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding. The funding awarded as part of the 2017 Grant Application Round, places MRI-UQ well amongst other Queensland institutes.
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Mater Research is proud to announce that Professor Brian Gabrielli and Professor Jean-Pierre Levesque have been awarded research grants through Cancer Council Queensland.

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Jan

Mater researchers awarded grants through CCQ

Mater Research Group Leader and Mater Foundation Senior Research Fellow Dr Samudragupta Bora's research student, Theresa Chin, has graduated from UQ's Honours program with outstanding results.

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Dec

Mater Student’s Superb Success

Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) has been awarded more than $10 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.

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Dec

NHMRC grants round announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Early Career Researcher (ECR) seeding grants, Dr Linda Gallo, in the biomedical category, and Dr Mary Ghazawy, in the clinical category. 

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Dec

Early career researcher seeding grants announced

Forty two babies are stillborn in Australia every week, and 60 per cent of them are recorded as “unexplained”.

04

Dec

Stillbirth is not just stillbirth: more information is needed

As part of World Diabetes Day, an Australian Diabetes Society’s (ADS) research grant recipient discusses her work in diabetes and pregnancy.

14

Nov

World Diabetes Day - Research uncovering link between gut health and pregnancy outcomes

Researchers from Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) have been awarded $2.86 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.

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Oct

NHMRC grants awarded

Held on Wednesday 25 October, the 2017 Mater Research Awards for Excellence acknowledged and celebrated outstanding contributions by individuals to Mater Research, Mater Health, and the community.

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Oct

Mater Research 2017 Awards for Research Excellence

The Betty McGrath Fellowship enables practising Mater clinicians or other health professionals to increase their research activity by providing salary support to back-fill their positions.

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Oct

Betty McGrath Fellowship recipient’s announced for 2017

Researchers join forces to develop new diagnostic and treatment tools for doctors working with patients who have debilitating, drug-resistant epilepsy.

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Oct

Partnership behind new hope for Queenslanders with drug-resistant epilepsy