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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Mater patients to help unlock mystery of deadliest breast cancers

New Mater Researcher Dr Carlie Cullen's Glial Neurobiology, Cognition and Behaviour Group will focus on understanding the neurological...

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New Neurosciences Group Leader joins Mater Research

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Oct

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A/Prof Kym Rae has won the inaugural Women in Technology Award for inspiring diversity in STEM.

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Sep

Women in Technology Awards recognise inspirational Mater Researcher