Latest Updates

Potential New Treatment Could Help Save COVID-19 Patients 

TRI Founder Professor Ian Frazer is co-founder of a Brisbane biotech company creating a new anti-inflammatory drug, IC14.

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Dr Guimaraes awarded US$750k for breast cancer research project

The UQDI and TRI-based Dr Fernando Guimaraes has been awarded a US Department of Defense (DoD) Breast Cancer Research Program grant of US$750.

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Brisbane researcher uses breakthrough therapy to cure lymphoma patient

In a world-first therapy conducted at the Princess Alexandra Hospital by TRI-based Mater Researcher and Haematologist Professor Maher Gandhi, 46-year-old patient Scott Griffiths was cured of a rare type of lymphoma.

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An Australian-first initiative of 'bench to bedside' medical research

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is a unique, Australian-first initiative of ‘bench to bedside’ medical research. TRI combines clinical and translational research to advance progress from laboratory discovery to application in the community.

The work conducted at TRI is translational research, a research process which involves teams of patients, clinicians and researchers working together to solve health challenges faster. The work is driven by the needs of patients, a question formed by a clinician and a solution sought by a scientist.

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What is Translational Research?

Also known as 'bench-to-bedside' research, it is a type of medical research that focusses on 'translating' basic science discoveries from the laboratory into the clinic.

The aim is to improve how we detect, diagnose and treat health conditions, and improve health outcomes for patients.

At TRI, we work to develop new treatments and diagnostics for conditions ranging from various cancers to autoimmune diseases, and translate these discoveries into improved healthcare.

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What's On

Mon
17
May

Introduction to Proteomics

8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Mon
17
May

Medical Grand Rounds

Medical Grand Rounds are held every Monday and can be viewed via video conference.

12:15 pm
Mon
24
May

Medical Grand Rounds

Medical Grand Rounds are held every Monday and can be viewed via video conference.

12:15 pm