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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Faculty Excellence award – Dr Luke Selth

The Centre congratulates Dr Luke Selth on receiving a 2017 Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Executive Dean award for research excellence. This was presented to Luke by Professor Burt, Executive Dean of Medicine, at the Faculty’s end of year event. Luke is Head of the Prostate Cancer Research Program in the Dame Roma Mitchell […]

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First class honours to 2017 students

Congratulations to the Centre’s three honours scholarship students who were all awarded first class honours. Mr Simon Tyler (right in picture), supervised by Dr Sean Martin and Dr Phillip Tully, used data from the Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study (FAMAS) to drill down on the associations between the two type of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) (voiding […]

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10 Year Research Partnership Celebrated

Dr Roger Sexton AM (pictured left), Principal Patron and Chair of the Board of Patrons of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health welcomed more than 90 Centre members and guests to the Panorama Suite at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Nov 17 to formally celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Centre and the […]

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End of year funding boost for men’s health research

More than 3 million dollars has been awarded in grants and Fellowships to Centre Members and their collaborators since November in an end of year funding boost for men’s health research.  We thank the Royal Adelaide Hospital, the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Cancer Council of South Australia, the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, […]

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Forging Trans-Tasman partnership – Launch of the New Zealand Centre for Men’s Health

Across the Tasman, The New Zealand Centre for Men’s Health was officially launched at its inaugural conference (“Meeting the Challenges”) on November 21 in Dunedin at the University of Otaga.  Professor Wittert (pictured) was honoured to be present for the launch, as a guest speaker. The New Zealand Centre for Men’s Health’s Director, Professor David Baxter, aspires […]

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Governor Welcomes Centre Members at Patronage Party

On November 15, our young Centre members and Mr Robert Clyne OAM, Executive Director of the Freemasons Foundation, had the honour of attending a Patronage Garden Reception held at the Government House by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of SA and his wife Mrs Lan Le. The work of the Centre, […]

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Jan 9 Men’s Health Research Seminar

Please join us for the January Men’s Health Lunchtime Research Seminar. FFCMH Speakers Dr Jean Winter Post-doctoral Researcher (Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories) Presentation: Hereditary modifiers of aggressive prostate cancer. Research performed at the National Institutes of Health in the USA. Ms Kate Richards (pictured) University of Adelaide Medical Student (Summer Vacation Research Student, Dame Roma […]

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Welcome Melissa Opozda – Post-doctoral Researcher (CRE-PCS)

The Centre welcomes Dr Melissa Opozda. Melissa is a Post-doctoral Researcher who joins the men’s health clinical and population health research team on L7 SAHMRI. Melissa is undertaking a program of research with the Centre of Research Excellence in Prostate Cancer Survivorship (CRE-PCS). Melissa is a health psychologist in part-time clinical practice and recently completed […]

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Dec 5 Men’s Health Research Seminar

Please join us for the last Men’s Health Research lunch-time seminar for 2017. Speaker:  Mr Simon Tyler (1st class Honours graduate) Title:  Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) as a predictor of male depression and the moderating role of masculinity Marg McGee will also give a quick overview of the RedCap software now set up for the Centre […]

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