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. 

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PhD students from Mater Research have helped fan an interest in medical research among a group of high school students attending the TRI SPARQ...

06

Dec

PhD students help ignite a passion for medical research

Meet our 2021 Early Career Researcher Seeding Grant awardees

02

Dec

Awards give early career researchers a chance to excel

Mater Researchers have made a breakthrough discovery exposing major limitations in the process where macrophages are extracted for analysis by...

24

Nov

Discovery exposes major limitation in common cellular biology analysis tool

The 2021 Mater Foundation Betty McGrath Seeding Grants will help fund seven important research projects led by Mater People.

16

Nov

2021 Betty McGrath Seeding Grant Winners

A new Australian collaborative Autism CRC study, led by Mater Research and The University of Queensland, has challenged the growing popular...

12

Nov

Flipping the gut microbiome–autism link on its head

Looking to the future, learning about the pioneering Sisters of Mercy who were the first ‘Mater Researchers’ in Queensland and hearing from...

11

Nov

Showcasing our year of achievements and looking to the future

The recent Future Leaders Symposium provided a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the considerable achievements of our early career researchers.

08

Nov

Mater Research future leaders sparkle at awards night

A 24-year old Queensland man is now free of epileptic seizures after undergoing the state’s first brain surgery on a fully awake epilepsy...

05

Nov

Mater conducts Queensland’s first fully awake epilepsy brain surgery

Three Mater Researchers have secured almost $2.5 million in NHMRC Idea's Grant funding for their novel research projects.

04

Nov

Mater Research secures sought after Ideas Grants

The battle to prevent breast cancer deaths in Australia has been gaining ground, but about 1 in 10 patients still loses the fight.

26

Oct

Developing a Trojan Horse to attack aggressive breast cancer