A new Mater Research study has found that higher rates of stillbirth and adverse health outcomes in baby boys may be linked to dysfunction in their mother’s placenta.  

17

May

Study links higher birth risks for baby boys to placental problems

A desire to improve the inequity of suffering led nurse Karyn Foster into a career as a Mater Research Clinical Trials Coordinator.

12

May

Nursing the Future: Improving patient outcomes through research 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare professionals from across Queensland met in Brisbane last week to co-design a study with Mater Research aimed at improving health and wellbeing...

08

May

Queensland First Nations people plan a healthier future

A new diagnostic and treatment approach for bladder cancer will undergo a clinical trial in Queensland.

07

May

Technology shines a light on better bladder cancer detection

A positive experience with a student midwife during the traumatic birth of her second child planted the seed for Research Midwife Emma Kendall to become a midwife herself.

05

May

Strengthening healthcare outcomes for First Nations mums and bubs through research

Researchers have long been perplexed by the complex genetics behind chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

30

Apr

Genetics and immune function intersect in inflammatory bowel disease 

A Mater Research project that aims to uncover the drivers behind the development of Type 1 diabetes has received a $USD200,000 funding boost.

22

Apr

Uncovering the drivers that cause Type 1 diabetes

Every year in Australia almost 3,000 families experience the heartbreak of stillbirth or neonatal death.  The death of a baby—either during pregnancy or soon after birth—has long-lasting social and...

10

Apr

Providing support to bereaved families after stillbirth and neonatal death

Some of the greatest health disparities in Australia are experienced by people with intellectual disability due to mainstream health services being ill equipped to meet their needs.

07

Apr

Addressing the needs of Australians with Intellectual Disability

It is with mixed emotions that Mater Research says goodbye to Sonia Hancock, one of our strongest and most loyal supporters.

25

Mar

Sonia Hancock thanked for pivotal role at Mater Research

Mater Research is set to spearhead the development of a ground-breaking vaccine to treat ovarian cancer thanks to a $670,000 OCRF (Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation) grant announced today.

21

Mar

Queensland research team targets ovarian cancer vaccine

Mater Research is delighted to welcome Professor Kum Kum Khanna to Mater.  

20

Mar

Welcome Professor Kum Kum Khanna to Mater Research: A Pioneer in Women’s Cancer Research

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