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QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute is a world renowned translational research facility where research develops from the laboratory bench through to the patient's bedside. The Institute focuses on the research areas of cancer, infectious diseases, mental health and chronic disorders, with the aim of developing prevention strategies, new diagnostics and better treatments.
QIMR Berghofer has more than 65 research groups, with approximately 900 scientists, students and support staff, working in close collaboration with clinicians and research institutes in Australia and around the world. Located within the Herston Health Precinct, close to hospitals, university faculties and research centres, makes the Institute ideally placed for such collaborations.
QIMR Berghofer is also home to the clinical trials facility, Q-Pharm, and cell therapies manufacturing facility, Q-Gen. In partnership with Atara Biotherapeutics, our researchers are proud to be pursuing the research and development of off-the-shelf cell therapy products for the treatment of multiple cancers and autoimmune disorders.
The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is a leading Australian innovative medical research, development and translation facility. It is home to a range of cutting edge technologies including interventions to prevent and treat human diseases, and provide diagnosis of early disease.
Supported by grants from the Australian and Queensland Governments, situated in the Princess Alexandra Hospital precinct, TRI combines the research intellect and capability of Queensland Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and the Mater Hospital.
TRI houses over 1,000 leading researchers and support scientists who interface with clinicians on the hospital campus and at other Brisbane-based hospitals. It has two clinical trial facilities, one based at the PA Hospital and the other at the Centre for Children’s Health Research next to the Queensland Children’s Hospital. TRI licences space to six start-up companies and space in an adjacent building to the biopharmaceutical manufacturer Thermo Fisher.
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