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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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8th National Men’s Shed Gathering in Adelaide 10-12 Sept, 2019

The 8th National Men’s Shed Gathering will be held at the Morphettville Racecourse Adelaide, SA and is expected to attract over 300 delegates. It aims to promote the Community of Men’s Sheds throughout Australia and the contribution Men’s Sheds make to their own communities. Delegates will come from a broad spectrum of backgrounds, including ‘shedders’, shed coordinators, […]

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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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