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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Nicole McPherson – awarded PhD in male reproductive health with Dean’s commendation

The Centre congratulates Nicole McPherson on being awarded her PhD for her thesis entitled “The effect of diet and exercise interventions for the treatment of male obesity induced sub fertility.” for which she also received a Dean’s commendation. Nicole undertook her thesis in the Gamete & Embryo Biology Group, Centre for Reproductive Health, Robinson Institute at […]

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15 minutes of your time to participate in bowel cancer screening on-line survey

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN A BOWEL SCREENING AND TECHNOLOGY STUDY Are you aged between 45 and 75 and want to have YOUR say in how you get information about bowel cancer screening? All we need is approximately 15 minutes of your time to complete our online survey and you could win one of two APPLE […]

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Movember Revolutionary Team Award for Prostate Cancer Lipid Research

  The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health’s Associate Professor Lisa Butler , now based in the Cancer Theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), and colleagues have been awarded a prestigious $3.25 million Revolutionary Team Award from the Movember Foundation and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA). The Revolutionary […]

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Have you supported the Mo this Movember? Please donate

To recognise the final week of Movember, and just in case you have not got around to getting involved directly or by supporting another mo or mo-sista, the Centre has set up a campaign page for donations. Sacrifice your take-away coffees and lunch this week and dig deep for Movember. Donate at:  http://au.movember.com/mospace/11734093  

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Congratulations to our 2014-15 Summer Research Scholarship awardees

Congratulations to the following students who have been awarded a scholarship from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health to undertake a summer vacation research project. Prostate cancer Ms Mann Ang   (Medicine 5th yr) Project: A descriptive study of men presenting with PSA values of over 100.   Supervisor: Dr Michael O’Callaghan Ms Michelle […]

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Sir Eric Neal honours Bob Such’s contribution to the FFCMH at memorial service

In a memorial service for the Hon Dr Bob Such MP on Sunday 23 November, hosted by Flinders University, the Former Governor and Principal Patron of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health, Sir Eric Neal AC CVO FTSE HonFAIB honoured Bob’s commitment and contribution to men’s health in his role as one of the first […]

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Male Volunteers for UniSA Sleep Study Urgently Required for Jan Feb 2015

University of South Australia researchers are urgently looking for male volunteers to participate in their January and February sessions of their  sleep study “The impact of sleeping during the day on metabolism, performance and mood” Dr Siobhan Banks and colleagues at the Centre for Sleep Research are seeking healthy, non-diabetic, non-smoking, males aged between 18 and […]

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Dispelling stigma – addressing depression in men.

Perceived stigma around depression can be a barrier to men, in particular, seeking help.   There have however been changes in the way that depression is being discussed in relation to masculinity, and this has largely been brought about by the work of Beyondblue, established in 2006.  Representations of men’s communication about depression in the media […]

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International Conference on the Hsp90 Chaperone Machine

PhD candidate Heather Armstrong from the Prostate Cancer Research Laboratory at SAHMRI joined over 100 international experts at the 7th International Conference on the Hsp90 Chaperone Machine, October 15-19, in Seeon, Germany. Heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) is what is known as a “molecular chaperone”.  Molecular chaperones bind to other proteins in the cell to […]

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November Men’s Health Research Seminar – Rural and Aboriginal Health

The next and final Monthly Men’s Health Research Seminar for 2014 will be held on: Thursday November 27 12.00 – 1.30pm Basement, Freemasons Lodge, 254 North Terrace A light lunch is provided. Presentations to be given by: Ms Melissa Hull    PhD Candidate, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia Topic:   Cultivating farmer […]

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