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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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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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A/Prof Nick Brook awarded 2018 Surgical and Research Fellowship

The Centre congratulates Associate Professor Nick Brook on being awarded the 2018 Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health’s Surgical and Research Travelling Fellowship generously sponsored by Mundipharma and AstraZeneca Australia, The Fellowship supports Fellows to undertake advanced overseas surgical training and related clinical research. A/Prof Brook’s fellowship will be for a period of 6 months, […]

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Dr Short training on optimising behavioural interventions – at Penn State University

NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow and FFCMH Post-doc Dr Camille Short has recently attending a training course restricted to 20 international delegates on the use of the “multiphase optimization strategy (MOST)” to optimise behavioral and biobehavioral interventions. The training is being coordinated by The Methodology Center at Penn State University within the College of Health and […]

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Men’s Health Matters Podcast with Phoebe Drioli-Phillips – “How men talk about anxiety”

Next up in our podcast series showcasing young researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the University of Adelaide, we hear from Ms Phoebe Drioli-Phillips PhD candidate on men seeking help for anxiety. Phiebe is based in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide and her supervisors are Professor Amanda Lecouteur and Dr Rebecca Feo.  […]

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2018 FFCMH Scholarship awardees

          The Centre congratulates the following four students on being awarded scholarships from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. From left to right: Mr Felix Ritson is a University of Adelaide Medicine (MBBS) graduate who has been awarded a scholarship to support his systematic review training at the Joanna Briggs […]

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Welcome Dr Elizabeth Kuczek – MNBCF Linkage Grant Research Manager

The Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories (DRMCRL) and the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health welcome Dr Kuczek BSc (Hons),PhD who has joined the DRMCRL as the National Research Manager for the Movember and National Breast Cancer Foundation (MNBCF) Linkage Grant program. Elizabeth brings a wealth of expertise in managing large scale multi-institutional national programs, […]

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FFCMH PhD Scholarship Top-up awardees – Congratulations Ms Megan McIntosh and Ms Holly Evans

The Centre congratulates Ms Megan McIntosh (pictured middle) and Ms Holly Evans (pictured right) on each being awarded a Commonwealth Government Research Training Award PhD Scholarship.  These are highly competitive scholarships.   We also congratulate Megan and Holly who are both recipients of a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health PhD Scholarship top-up award. Megan who […]

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