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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Queens Honours to A/Prof John Litt

The Centre congratulates A/Professor John Litt AM on being appointed as Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his significant service to preventive medicine as an influenza specialist. We have been privileged to have John as a member of the Centre’s Scientific Advisory Committee since its inception in 2007.  He is recognised for his expertise in […]

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Movember continues to support advances in care for prostate cancer

Movember continues to support advances in the care of men with prostate cancer through the award of a research grant to Centre members Dr Michael O’Callaghan from the South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative (SA-PCCOC, Prostate Cancer Registry), Dr Andrew Vincent and the Investigator team. The research will involve using data collected by the South […]

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June 13: SA Men’s Health Awards and SA Men’s Health Report Card

On June 13, during Men’s Health Week, the Centre hosted the Australian Men’s Health Forum’s SA Men’s Health Awards at which the SA Men’s Health Report card was released and community organisations across South Australia working to advance the health and well-being of men and boys were acknowledged and celebrated.  A number of these organisations […]

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2 questions GPs should ask all men

Commenting on a review article published in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) on erectile dysfunction, FFCMH Director, Professor Gary Wittert told the MJA that “there are two questions that a GP should never miss asking every man who comes for a consult – one is about erectile dysfunction and the other is about lower […]

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Research Impact: PARP-1 inhibitors in prostate cancer

In 2010 Professors Wayne Tilley and Lisa Buter (pictured left) and Dr Maggie Centenera from the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories of the FFCMH joined an international team from Thomas Jefferson University, the University of Michigan and University of Texas South Western Medical Centre (USA) for a research program which ultimately described for the first time how a gene (unit of […]

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