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September Men’s Health Research Seminar – Thurs Sept 27

Please join us for the September Men’s Health Research Lunchtime Seminar Our speakers are: Mrs Holly Evans  FFCMH PhD candidate – Behavioural Psychology/Preventative Health group “Development and evaluation of ‘Exercise Guide’: An individualised web-based exercise guidance tool for men with metastatic prostate cancer” Speaker 2:  Mr Sonnay Uy   “The FFCMH data repository – purpose and procedures” When:  […]

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2018-19 Summer Research Scholarship Round – Applications Open

The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is offering scholarships to support students to undertake Summer Vacation Research Projects in 2018-2019.  University of Adelaide and Non-University of Adelaide students are eligible to apply. Men’s health research projects will be based at SAHMRI and the Health and Medical Sciences Building at the University of Adelaide. A summary of […]

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Aug 17- DRMCRL Visiting Lecture: Prof Jennifer Richer (Uni of Colorado) – Triple negative breast cancer

The Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories is hosting a visiting lecture by Professor Jennifer Richer, Head Scientist and Co-Director of the Cancer Center Pathology Core, in the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Colorado. Date:          Friday, August 17, 2018 Time:         3.00-4.00pm Location:   Verco Lecture Theatre (G033), […]

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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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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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