A Mater Research study has identified a previously unknown genetic link between platelets and Parkinson’s Disease, with findings published in international journal Cell Genomics last week.

03

Feb

Study finds link between blood components and brain disorders

Infant and perinatal psychiatrist Dr Beth Mah has packed up her home in New South Wales and moved to Brisbane to take on the inaugural role of Director of Catherine’s House for Mothers, Babies and...

27

Jan

New Director moves to Brisbane for inaugural role at Mater

Mater Research is aiming to unlock the cause of severe tuberculosis (TB) – which is once again the world’s deadliest infectious disease – thanks to a $1.5m National Health and Medical Research...

09

Jan

New study to fight world’s deadliest infectious disease

A new Mater project to help new parents in remote and regional Queensland communities struggling with their mental health has been given a $750,000 funding kick start.

21

Dec

Perinatal mental health boost for struggling parents in remote Qld

A new study by Mater Research and The University of Queensland will investigate if sulphate therapy reduces the risk of developing cerebral palsy after preterm birth.

19

Dec

Study hoping to reduce cerebral palsy in preterm infants

Mater has again affirmed its commitment to research and developing a world class evidence-based health service through the award of the 2022 Betty McGrath Health Care Delivery and Innovation and...

09

Dec

2022 Betty McGrath Seeding Grant Winners

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

General Practice Nurses could make a huge difference in improving the healthcare of people with intellectual disability, but their potential is currently untapped according to Mater Hospital...

24

Nov

General Practice Nurses in frontline of intellectual disability care

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

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