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Congratulations Reza Ghodski – FFCMH PhD Scholarship top-up

The Centre congratulates Mr Mohammadreza (Reza) Ghodski on being awarded a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health PhD Scholarship top-up award.  The top-up supplements Reza’s Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship. Reza has a Master of Science degree in clinical biochemistry from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, in Iran.  His Masters thesis was “Designing of […]

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Congratulations 2018-19 FFCMH Summer Scholarship student awardees

Only a limited number of summer vacation research scholarships were on offer for the 2018-19 round, The Centre congratulates and welcomes the following successful applicants. Ms Ser Yee Ang (BPsychSc 2nd Year, The University of Adelaide) Project: Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in depression and anxiety Supervisor: Dr Phillip Tully Ms Suraiya Onnesha (BSci Biotech, 3rd […]

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The nexus between masculinity and men’s health: National Men’s Health Gathering Nov 18

In November, the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health hosted an invited session at the 2018 National Men’s Health Gathering meeting in Parramatta on “The nexus between masculinity and health – changing the discourse”. The session was led by Professor Gary Wittert, and facilitated by Professor Deborah Turnbull from the Centre. We were honoured to have as […]

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Living Well After Prostate Cancer Treatment: Info evening: Thurs 15 Nov 2018, Pavillion, South Tce 6-9pm – Free

Men and family/friends who are wanting to seek more information about prostate cancer treatment and supportive care services available to them are invited to a free education evening. The event is hosted by the South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative (SA-PCCOC) and co-sponsored by the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Bookings are at: https://prostatecancerlivingwellaftertreatment.eventbrite.com.au […]

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Centre’s research leaders and collaborator profiled in 120 year anniversary of Sir Howard Florey

Centre researchers Dr Luke Selth, Head of the prostate cancer research program in the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories  and A/Prof Lisa Butler, Head of the prostate cancer research program at SAHMRI, have been profiled as health (research) leaders from the University to honour the 120 year anniversary of Sir Howard Florey.  See Adelaide […]

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Welcome Mrs Casey Peters and Dr Kristy Giles to the Centre

We welcome Mrs Casey Peters (left) and Dr Kristy Giles who have joined the Centre recently. Casey was appointed to the position of Research Support Administration Officer for the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories. Casey is a Flinders University Science Honours graduate, and brings relevant experience working in large and successful  research teams, being the […]

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Review article highlights the epidemic and risks of anabolic steroid use by young men

A recent review article published by the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, highlights the growing health epidemic of anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) use in young men, and discusses the need for long-term studies of the health effects of AAS, particularly defining the increased risk of AAS cardiovascular disease, infertility, liver toxicity, and mental health issues. […]

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Men’s Health Matters Podcast: Dr Sarah Appleton. The Sleeping Giant

Next up in our podcast series showcasing researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the University of Adelaide, we hear from Dr Sarah Appleton Post-doc Research Fellow (the University of Adelaide) talking to Cameron about sleep hygiene.  Sarah is based at both the Basil Hetzel Institute at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the South Australian […]

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Hospital Research Foundation Grant for Follow-up Sleep Study in Men

The Centre congratulates members Professor Robert Adams,  Dr Sarah Appleton and Co-Investigators on being awarded funding from the Hospital Research Foundation to undertake a repeat in-home sleep study of nearly 1000 South Australian men from the MAILES cohort who previously underwent in in-home testing in 2012. This will be one of only two studies internationally where such a […]

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