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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Effects of obesity in men: Implications for clinical practice

In the September edition of MedicineToday, Prof Gary Wittert, Director of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health translates the research carried out by the Centre over the last 10 years by describing how obesity in men has deleterious effects on sperm health and reproductive and lower urinary tract function, as well as the important implications for chronic […]

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Transforming therapy for breast and prostate cancer: Movember/National Breast Cancer Foundation award

For the first time, the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Movember Foundation have joined forces in an initiative to support research aimed at transforming therapy for breast and prostate cancer.  The Centre congratulates FFCMH’s senior scientific members Prof Wayne Tilley and Dr Luke Selth,and Dr Theresa Hickey (Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, Uni of Adelaide), […]

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New tool to assess quality of health websites reveals inadequacies

Behavioural Scientist and NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow with the FFCMH, Dr Camille Short, Prof Deborah Turnbull and students Charlotte Gelder, Megan McIntosh and Lena Binnewerg have recently published their research “Examining the accessibility of high quality physical activity behaviour change support freely available online for men with prostate cancer” in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship.  This […]

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He’s back…! Welcome home Dr Phillip Tully

The Centre welcomes back Dr Phillip Tully returning from a 5 year post-doctoral research stint in Europe under a NHMRC Neil Hamilton Fairley Clinical Overseas Fellowship.  So what has Phil been up to? From July 2013 to May 2015, Phil was based at Germany’s Freiburg University in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology where he learnt systematic […]

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Mens Health Matters Podcast #2: Dr Luke Selth discusses his research to combat prostate cancer – At wAR with the androgen receptor!

Second in our podcast series showcasing young researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health, we hear from Dr Luke Selth who heads up the prostate cancer research program in the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, the University of Adelaide, and who is leading a […]

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SA-PCCOC South Australian Prostate Cancer Symposium – 20 Oct 2017

The SA-PCCOC‘s South Australian Prostate Cancer Symposium is pleased to announce this years guest speaker will be Associate Professor Anthony Lowe, CEO of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.  The Symposium, now in it’s fourth year, brings together prostate cancer researchers, clinicians, educators and advocates from around the state to hear about research and initiatives aimed at […]

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Oct 3 Men’s Health Research Seminar

Please join us for the October Men’s Health Lunchtime Research Seminar.  We have the Centre’s three honours students presenting their year’s work, so we hope to see as many members as possible there to support and congratulate them.. FFCMH Speakers Mr Simon Tyler  Honours student Presentation: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) as a predictor of male […]

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17-18 Summer Vacation Research Projects – Applications open

The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is offering scholarships to support students in undertaking Summer Vacation Research Projects in 2017-2018.  University of Adelaide and Non-University of Adelaide students are eligible to apply. Men’s health research projects will be based at SAHMRI, the University of South Australia and the Health and Medical Sciences Building at the University […]

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