Mater Research Themes

Understanding and Preventing Disease
Understanding and Preventing Disease

Improving health by gaining a deeper understanding of disease. To increase understanding of the fundamental, biological and environmental basis of common diseases affecting children and adults in order to help better diagnose and treat disease. To apply new knowledge to define individuals...

Improving Treatment of Disease
Improving Treatment of Disease

Better care through research. To design and trial ways to more appropriately diagnose and classify disease, and to predict treatment outcomes for individual patients. To use multidisciplinary approaches to design and trial more effective treatments...

Mothers’ and Babies Health
Mothers’ and Babies Health

Delivering healthy new life. To link exceptional care to high quality basic, clinical and translational research, focused on improving all aspects of health for mothers and babies. To increase knowledge of the influential events during pregnancy...

Healthy Development
Healthy Development

Supporting a healthy transition from childhood and adolescence into adulthood. To increase understanding of the complex interplay between events during pregnancy and early life, genetics and environment on the healthy...

Research Centres

Welcome to Mater Research

Mater Research is a world class institute that is committed to academic medicine and aims to discover, develop, translate, and commercialise medical research that integrates with relevant areas of excellence within clinical practice.

Proud of its strong history and relationship with Mater, Mater Research is continuing to drive medical innovation which can be translated into clinical care for the benefit of all.

MHS Annual Review 2012

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Mater Research Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary Today marks the 15th anniversary of Mater Research, which was officially opened on this day in 1999. Read more