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Partnership behind new hope for Queenslanders with drug-resistant epilepsy Partnership behind new hope for Queenslanders with drug-resistant epilepsy

Researchers at Mater Centre for Neurosciences, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and Queensland University of Technology will join forces to develop new diagnostic and treatment tools for doctors working with patients who have debilitating, drug-resistant epilepsy.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Tags: Dr Sasha Dionisio, epilepsy, Mater Centre for Neurosciences, Mater Research, neurosurgery

Dr Dionisio awarded ‘Health’ award from Epilepsy Queensland Dr Dionisio awarded ‘Health’ award from Epilepsy Queensland

Mater Centre for Neurosciences Epileptologist Dr Sasha Dionisio was recently awarded the ‘Health’ award at the Epilepsy Queensland Awards night.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Tags: Awards, Dr Sasha Dionisio, epilepsy, Mater Centre for Neurosciences, neurology

Mater’s first SEEG procedure frees epilepsy patient of seizures Mater’s first SEEG procedure frees epilepsy patient of seizures

The day Peter Upton presented at Mater’s Centre for Neurosciences Advanced Epilepsy Unit, from his home in remote North Queensland, he was seeking his last chance at relief from the debilitating epilepsy that had stolen his life.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Tags: epilepsy, neurosurgery, SEEG

Mater surgeons partner with ROSA the robot in Australian first Mater surgeons partner with ROSA the robot in Australian first

Mater surgeons have successfully performed Australia's first surgery using the ROSA robot, giving new hope to people with epilepsy.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Tags: epilepsy, neurosurgery, SEEG, surgery, technology