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.

 

Latest News

This International Clinical Trials Day, Friday 20 May 2022, Mater is shining a light on the more than 200 clinical trials being run through...

20

May

Trialling discoveries to deliver better treatments

Mater Research and Mater Hospital Townsville have put skin and melanoma research under the spotlight in North Queensland, joining the World...

17

May

Melanoma research under the spotlight at World Science Festival

Clinical trials nurse Katherine Jongebloed explains what drew her to a career in research.

11

May

Celebrating International Nurses Day – Katherine Jongebloed

Helping babies enter the world was the primary reason midwives and Mater Researchers Suzanne Bates, Claire Went, Judy Macey and Alison Bolton...

05

May

Midwives help deliver better research

Medical resuscitation is vital for protecting life and the practices and standards are always improving and evolving, according to Neonatal...

03

May

Leading the way in newborn resuscitation

New research from the Queensland Family Cohort study shows what dads eat - even during their partner's pregnancy - will have a lasting effect...

05

Apr

Fathers’ food choices during pregnancy influence future health of babies

Important new transformative projects between Mater Researchers and Mater Health clinicians have been given the green light.

30

Mar

2022 LINC Grants drive new collaborations

Mater is proud to welcome neurologist, epileptologist and medical researcher Professor Aileen McGonigal as our new Director of Epilepsy Unit...

25

Mar

Leading Epilepsy specialist and researcher joins Mater family

When young people with Down Syndrome develop the rare but debilitating condition Catatonia and Acute Regression it is devastating for them and...

21

Mar

Searching for drivers of devastating Down Syndrome condition

This International Women’s Day we asked Cancer Program co-leader Professor Kristen Radford to outline the lessons she learnt about leadership...

08

Mar

Fulbright experience broadens horizons for research leader