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Men’s Health nudges in on Bunnings Tradies Breakfast

Bunnings stores run regular Tradie Breakfasts to thank their Trade  customers for their business. Bunnings Munno Para West welcomed the opportunity for the Centre to partner with them on a breakfast with a difference in September. Men were given a goodie bag that included healthy lifestyle information including the CSIRO total well-being diet for men […]

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Dean’s Commendation for PhD – Congratulations Dr Adel Aref

The Centre congratulates Dr Adel Aref on being awarded his PhD and for receiving the Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence. Adel Aref MBBCh, ESMOc, SCMO (UK), PhD Thesis:  Defining the role of lipids and metabolic factors as risk factors for prostate cancer incidence and aggressiveness. Supervisors: Prof Lisa Butler, Dr Andrew Vincent, Dr Michael O’Callaghan, […]

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Young Blood Podcast hits top 100 in Australian mental health podcast chart

Since September 2019, 14 Young Blood podcasts have been produced and released by Callum MacPherson and Podbooth on Apple ITunes (https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/young-blood-mens-health-matters/id1480617800) and other podcast platforms (Blubrry, Listen Notes, Google, Podtail, Sticher) and promoted via Facebook , Instagram and Twitter. An industry set successful podcast is 100 – 500+ downloads per month (per episode), to annex […]

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Congratulations 19/20 summer vacation research scholarship students

The Centre congratulates the following students on their FFCMH Summer Vacation Scholarship award. Mr Hendrew Duvenage (MBBS, 5th Year, The University of Adelaide) Project: Relative contribution of novel predictors to the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Australian men. Supervisor: Prof Gary Wittert, Dr Sean Martin, Dr Andrew Vincent Ms Ser Yee Ang (BPsychSc 3rd […]

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Heart Foundation Grant – Advancing Cardiac Care with Depression Screening – Dr Phillip Tully

Congratulations to Dr Phillip Tully, NHMRC Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) Fellow, on being awarded a Vanguard grant from the Heart Foundation. Patients with cardiovascular disease and comorbid depression are a group traditionally characterised by high healthcare usage, chronic disease morbidity, and premature death. Collaborative care is standard evidence-based practice in the USA and UK […]

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Welcome new FFCMH Volunteer – Terry Hall

We are very pleased to welcome Mr Terry Hall to the FFCMH men’s health research volunteer team.  Terry is a University of Adelaide alumni and retired staff member. Terry worked as a Senior IT Training Officer, in the Technology & Digital Enablement Group of the University’s Information Technology & Digital Services for 15 years.  He […]

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Research Impact – Bench to bedside – CDK4/6 inhibitor for prostate cancer in trial

Reported in the journal Oncogene in 2013, Professor Lisa Butler (pictured left) and collaborators, including the Centre’s Professor Wayne Tilley and senior author, Professor Karen Knudsen from the Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University in USA. inhibition of the cyclin/cyclin-dependent kinase/retinoblastoma (CDK4/6) pathway that is critical for cell replication may have a role in controlling some […]

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Hon Tony Piccolo MP’s speaks of FFCMH and men’s health to SA Parliament

The Hon Tony Piccolo MP (Member for Light) has been a passionate and committed member of the Board of Patrons of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health since the Centre’s inception.  Tony recently spoke about the Centre and the organisations in his community working to advance men’s health and wellbeing at the SA Men’s […]

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NHMRC Emerging Leader Grant to Dr Kootsy Canuto

The Centre congratulates Dr Kootsy Canuto, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit at SAHMRI, on being awarding an Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant in the recently announced National Health and Medical Research Council funding announcements.  His 5 year award of $650,750 is titled “Enough talk, time for action: Developing, implementing and evaluating co-designed […]

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Research Impact: Professional Training Heart and Mind: Dr Phillip Tully

Dr Phillip Tully is a Psychologist and a post-doctoral Research Fellow in the FFCMH leading the Vascular and Brain Health research group. He is funded by a TRIP (translating research into practice) Fellowship from the Commonwealth Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council. Phillip’s clinical and research interests focus on two of the three leading causes of disease burden […]

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