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Queensland Government

Science portfolio of the Department of Environment and Science

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Health & Medical Research Centre (HMRC)

HRMC Researcher at microscope

Wesley Medical Research

The Health and Medical Research Centre (HMRC) is the largest of Wesley Medical Research's facilities. It hosts a variety of clinical research support services and laboratories for doctors and clinicians involved in research. Wesley Medical Research is a leading independent, not-for-profit medical research organisation with a strong focus applied medical research – research which show results and improves patient care and their quality of life within 5 years after the initiation of the research project.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Clinical research study design and development support
  • Access to biological samples for research
  • Support in obtaining ethics and governance approval
  • Biostatistical analysis & data management
  • Access to academic collaborations
  • Access to network of doctors, surgeons and patients

Facilities and major equipment

  • Pathology Laboratory
  • Women’s Health Laboratory
  • Diagnostic Systems (Metabolic) Laboratory
  • DEXA body composition and bone density scan & BodPod
  • Data Management Office
  • Rural and Remote Health Centre
  • Nursing Research Centre
  • Research e-Library

Number of research staff

20–100 research staff


Level 8, East Wing, The Wesley Hospital, 451 Coronation Drive, Auchenflower, 4066

Lead researcher

Achievements of the centre

Organisation type

  • Not-for-profit

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Last updated:
6 September 2018