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October 2017

Betty McGrath Fellowship recipient’s announced for 2017 Betty McGrath Fellowship recipient’s announced for 2017

Earlier this year Mater clinicians and health professionals were invited to apply for the Betty McGrath Fellowship scheme. The Fellowship enables practising Mater clinicians or other health professionals to increase their research activity by providing salary support to back-fill their positions.
 

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Tags: Betty McGrath Fellowship 2017, Mater Research

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Miranda's story Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Miranda's story

“I’m 35 and my mum has a history of breast cancer so I’ve always been aware of my breasts. I found the lump about six weeks ago…. and two weeks later I had a mastectomy.”

Monday, 23 October 2017

Tags: Breast Cancer, Mater Cancer Care Centre

QDEC accredited as Tertiary Care Diabetes Service QDEC accredited as Tertiary Care Diabetes Service

Queensland Diabetes & Endocrine Centre (QDEC) has been accredited as a National Association of Diabetes Centre Tertiary Care Diabetes Service.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Tags: Awards, Diabetes, diabetes management

Compassionate Mater People recognised with Mercy Week Awards Compassionate Mater People recognised with Mercy Week Awards

The 2017 Mercy Week Mission Award individual winner is Isaac Wensley, Senior Neurophysiology Scientist with the Mater Centre for Neurosciences Advanced Epilepsy Service, and the team award winner is Homeless to Home Afterhours Healthcare Service.

Monday, 16 October 2017

Tags: Mater Group, Sisters of Mercy

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

Mater celebrates Mental Health Week Mater celebrates Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week (8 to 14 October), provides an opportunity to acknowledge and reflect on mental health, the importance of mental wellbeing, and celebrate the contributions made by mental health workers. 

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Tags: mental health, positive, support, wellbeing