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Associate Professor Kym Rae awarded Outstanding Women’s Grant
Congratulations to Associate Professor Kym Rae who has been announced as the recipient of the 2021 Mater Research’s Strategic Grant for Outstanding Women which aims to showcase the ingenuity that women bring to research.
Congratulations to Professor Claire Jackson
Congratulations to Professor Claire Jackson who was made a Member in the General Division (AM) for significant service to health reform and general practice medicine in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
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A new study by Mater Research has shown pre-diabetes increases the severity of tuberculosis (TB).

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Mater study shows pre-diabetes worsens lung infections

Mater Mothers’ Hospital is calling for pregnant women to participate in an Australian-first trial using Sildenafil - commonly known as Viagra.

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Jul

Mater calls for women to take part in Sildenafil (Viagra) trial

Bone marrow failure is one of the most common side effects of cancer therapy causing hospitalisation, and at its most severe can lead to death.

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Jun

Mater Research investigates if bone marrow cells could protect against the side effects of cancer therapy

Congratulations to Professor Claire Jackson who was made a Member in the General Division (AM) for significant service to health reform and...

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Jun

Professor Claire Jackson was made a Member in the General Division (AM)

A dual precision therapy developed by Professor Maher Gandhi, is expected to revolutionise the care given to those diagnosed with a rare form...

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Jun

Revolutionising treatment for brain lymphoma

By two, more than 80% of children have been diagnosed with Respiratory Syncytial Virus at least once. RSV is a common cause of lung infections...

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Jun

RSV research could reduce the longevity of virus

Congratulations Associate Prof. Kym Rae who has been announced as the recipient of the 2021 Mater Research’s Outstanding Women Grant which...

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Jun

Associate Professor Kym Rae awarded Outstanding Women’s Grant

World Clinical Trials Day seeks to recognise the doctors, nurses and scientists who conduct clinical trials and thank them for the significant...

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May

How clinical trials inform new treatment options for patients

Mater Research have proudly supported the Women in Technology Rural, Regional & Remote Award.

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May

Mater Research supports Women in Technology

Patients with IBD can suffer from uncontrolled inflammation of the gut which can lead to debilitating symptoms such as abdominal pain...

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May

Research improving treatment options for IBD patients