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Mater Ovarian Cancer Research Collaborative Mater Ovarian Cancer Research Collaborative

Mater Research in collaboration with Mater Health, Mater Pathology, the Feel Teal initiative and MOCRC are making strides towards a better understanding of ovarian cancer.

Friday, 13 July 2018

Tags: Feel Teal, Mater Ovarian Cancer Research Collaborative, Mater Research, MOCRC, ovarian cancer, Professor Geoff Faulkner, Professor Lewis Perrin

Refugee finds her voice in giving a voice to others Refugee finds her voice in giving a voice to others

During Refugee Week, My-Linh Do reflects on her own experience as a refugee and how it informs her work as a Mater Vietnamese interpreter.

Monday, 18 June 2018

Tags: Mater, Refugee, Refugee Week

Professor Mark Smithers recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List Professor Mark Smithers recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

In this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, Professor Mark Smithers was made a Member in the General Division (AM) of the Order of Australia. The Order of Australia is the principal and most prestigious means of recognising outstanding members of the community at a national level.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Tags: Mater Queensland

Managing your type 1 diabetes Managing your type 1 diabetes

Do you have type 1 diabetes? Are you looking for more freedom, less guesswork and better health? The DAFNE course teaches you how to manage type 1 diabetes by working out how much insulin is needed for what you choose to eat. 

Friday, 8 June 2018

Tags: Diabetes, diabetes management, Queensland Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, type 1 diabetes

Professor John Prins appointed Acting Group CEO at Mater Professor John Prins appointed Acting Group CEO at Mater

Newly appointed Acting Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Mater Group, Professor John Prins, has shared his focus for his new role.

Friday, 1 June 2018

Tags: Mater Group, Mater Group Executive