MIRI is an emerging translational research and innovation centre.
Our strong collaborations with a range of external partners will lead to cutting edge research and innovation.
We aim to improve the care of our patients and communities by implementing the latest clinical knowledge into practice.

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Mackay leaps ahead to link research with patient care

Mackay leaps ahead to link research with patient care

Medical research and innovation stepped up to a new level in north Queensland with the launch of MIRI at Mackay Base Hospital.  The Mackay Institute of Research and Innovation went live at an event attended
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MIRI poster comp winners announced

MIRI poster comp winners announced

The MIRI Take-Off poster winner was announced on 27 June at the MIRI launch. The winner was Virtual Health (right). The winner was determined by staff vote based on three criteria: Design - overall visual
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MIRI-Grants awards $40,000 for research projects

MIRI-Grants awards $40,000 for research projects

MIRI is very excited to announce the latest awardees for a MIRI-Grant: David Chang (Intern, Cardiology) to undertake a systematic review of the diagnostic and prognostic value of tissue Doppler imaging in acute coronary syndrome.
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Orthopaedic team leads the way in nationwide research trial

Orthopaedic team leads the way in nationwide research trial

The Mackay Base Hospital has been the first of 32 sites to commence a nationwide trial looking into outcomes for elderly patients presenting with wrist fractures. The hospital’s orthopaedic team was approached by Whitlam Orthopaedic Research
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Professor Clare Heal finalist in Research Awards

Professor Clare Heal finalist in Research Awards

Professor Clare Heal was one of three finalists in the Australian Society for Medical Research Queensland Health and Medical Research (ASMR) Awards this month. ASMR is the peak professional society representing Australian health and medical research,
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