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Department of Environment and Science

Queensland Government

Science portfolio of the Department of Environment and Science

Department of Environment and Science

Queensland science capability directory

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Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH)

Innoculating a petri dish

Queensland Government

The Princess Alexandra Hospital is a tertiary health care centre, providing care in all major adult specialties (except of obstetrics). We are one of Australia’s leading academic and research health centres. The PAH is a major medical research precinct, hosting, Australia’s most advanced medical research facility, the Translational Research Institute (TRI) as well as a new Clinical Research Facility for the discoveries made at TRI to be trialled in a safe clinical environment. We are one of the Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners. We provide acute medical, surgical, mental health, cancer, rehabilitation and allied health services and are nationally recognised for our expertise in trauma management. We are a major transplantation centre for livers, kidneys, bone, cartilage, and corneas and provide state-wide services for: Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Service; Queensland Spinal Cord Injury Service; Queensland Liver Transplant Service; Queensland Eye Bank; and Queensland Bone Bank.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Acquired brain injury
  • Prostate cancer research
  • Cardiovascular imaging
  • Telegeriatrics, frailty and dementia care
  • Liver and kidney disease
  • Clinical trials
  • Translational research

Facilities and major equipment

  • Translational Research Institute
  • Clinical Research Facility
  • Research biorepositories of biospecimens

Number of research staff

700 plus research staff


Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, QLD, 4102

Lead researcher

Organisation type

  • Queensland Government – Agency

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Last updated:
3 June 2019