Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH)

Metro South Hospital and Health Service, Queensland Health, 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.

Organisation type
  • Queensland Government – Agency
Number of research staff
700 plus research staff
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

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

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