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July 26 – Men’s Health Research Seminar

Please join us for the July Men’s Health Research Lunchtime Seminar Our speakers are: Ms Megan McIntosh  PhD candidate “Men’s experiences with prostate cancer and active surveillance: Developing a supportive care tool to address unmet needs and increase satisfaction” Speaker 2: To be advised When:  Thursday July 26, 2018  12:10 – 1.30pm Where: Level 6, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences […]

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Obesity may affect PSA blood test results when screening for prostate cancer

Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health (FFCMH) member Dr Arel Aref (PhD candidate and medical oncologist, Prostate Cancer Research Group, SAHMRI) with colleagues from the Centre, the South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative (SA-PCCOC), the Uni of Sydney, and Prof Peter Sutherland (senior Urologist) has published his first paper from his PhD research showing that […]

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FFCMH joins as member of the Global Action on Men’s Health

The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is pleased to announce that it is now a member of the Global Action on Men’s Health (GAMH).  GAMH is an initivae of the Men’s Health Forum (UK) and we thank the Men’s Health Forum, and in particular Peter Baker (DIrector), for inviting us to come on board. GAMH is […]

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ADDF Grant to Dr Phillip Tully et al to examine Dementia risk and antihypertensive drugs

Congratulations to Centre members NHMRC ECR Dr Phillip Tully and Professor Deb Turnbull, and Associate Professor Nick Burns on being awarded a research grant to investigate dementia risk and preventative drug treatments.  The grant funding is provided for by the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), USA.   The ADDF catalyses and funds drug discovery and drug development […]

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SA Health and Men’s Health Ambassador Robbie Gray – for Men’s Health Week

The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health acknowledges SA Health for its ongoing commitment to the men’s health agenda here in South Australia. In April, Professor Paddy Phillips, Chief Medical Officer / Chief Public Health Officer at SA Health announced a new Men’s Health Ambassador, Robbie Gray, midfielder for the Port Adelaide Football Club.  Robbie came on board as […]

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June Men’s Health Research Seminar

Please join us for the June Men’s Health Research Lunchtime Seminar     Our speakers are: Ms Jessica Heatlie  PhD candidate (Uni of SA) “Movements of the androgen receptor and its role in the pathogenesis of prostate cancer” Ms Rayzel Fernadez  PhD candidate (Uni of Adelaide)  “A miR-194 regulated transcriptional network promotes prostate cancer metastasis” Mr Matthew […]

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May Men’s Health Research Seminar – 31 May, L6 AHMS

Please join us for the May Men’s Health Research Lunchtime Seminar   Our speakers are: Ms Alison Barrett  Research Officer, iFarmwell project, University of South Australia Presentation:  “What farmers want: an exploration of Australian farmers’ online health and wellbeing intervention preferences” Mr Sonnay Uy  FFCMH Data Consolidation Officer Presentation: “Standard operating procedure for the FFCMH Data Repository – Stage […]

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Movember/PCFA Revolutionary Team Award extension to Prof Butler and Co-Investigators

                The FFCMH congratulates senior member Associate Professor Lisa Butler and co-Investigators on being awarded two year extension funding of $2Mi for theRevolutionary Team Award program on Lipids in Prostate Cancer from the Movember Foundation and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA). Professor Lisa Horvath, Medical Oncologist, from the Garvan Institute, […]

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Men’s Health Week June 11-17

Check your Engines: The FFCMH is one of a number of organisations partnering with Southern Cross Care this Men’s Health Week to promote men’s health and well-being in the community.  Two events will be held, where men (and family members) can come along and get some quick health checks and information; at the Philip Kennedy Centre, Largs Bay […]

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Highest honour in Freemasonry – Grand Installation 2018

            We congratulate Dr Neil Jensen MBBS, FRACGP  on being installed as the new Grand Master of Freemasons of the jurisdiction of South Australia and Northern Territory, the highest honour in Freemasonry. The spectacular Grand Installation ceremony, steeped in tradition, was held on Apr 21 at the Entertainment Centre, attended by […]

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