The first findings from a series of medicinal cannabis trials have revealed that Cannabidiol (CBD) oil does not improve pain, depression, anxiety nor quality of life for palliative care patients...

29

Nov

Study finds patients get no relief from Cannabidiol oil

In an engaging event, that ranged from an insight into Indigenous culture to the future of Australia’s medical research, the Mater Research Showcase 2022 highlighted the outstanding research...

29

Nov

Mater Research Showcase shines light on 2022 achievements

Brisbane’s very own flying neurosurgeon Dr Martin Wood has been taking Mater healthcare services to new heights across Queensland amidst the global pandemic.

21

Nov

Sky’s the limit for spirited Mater flying neurosurgeon Martin Wood

A new study by Mater Research and University of Queensland scientists has identified a key cause of severe COVID-19 infections and paved the way for an entirely new treatment of the disease.

18

Nov

Research identifies potential new treatment for all COVID-19 variants

Mater patients will play a key role in helping discover why some women with breast cancer develop deadly metastases as a new Mater Research study gets underway in Brisbane.

31

Oct

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 mechanisms that drive healthy brain function, and what happens...

17

Oct

New Neurosciences Group Leader joins Mater Research

Mater Researcher Associate Professor Jake Gratten has been awarded $2.36M in Federal funding to fill gaps in understanding of autism and Parkinson's disease.

13

Oct

Prestigious grant to bridge gaps in understanding brain disorders

New research from the Queensland Family Cohort has found good mates and family support are important in helping cut the risk of postnatal depression and mental health issues after the birth of a baby.

13

Oct

Mater study shows mates are great for new dads

The long-lasting impact of school closures and lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to affect Queensland youth, with a 40 per cent increase in patients being treated for anxiety and...

29

Sep

Post-COVID rise of mental health issues in young people

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

19

Sep

Women in Technology Awards recognise inspirational Mater Researcher

A project investigating an ancient retrovirus and another on perinatal mental health have won seed funding at the 2022 Future Leaders Symposium, allowing the researchers to progress their work in...

14

Sep

Early career researchers making their mark for a better future

Queensland woman Kelsie Dummètt is in the fight of her life against melanoma, and Mater Researchers are working to develop an immunotherapy to help patients like her.

13

Sep

Kelsie determined to beat melanoma after 14 operations

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