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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 Movemebr 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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2018 Paddy O’Rourke Honours Scholarship recipient – Mrunal Hiwase

The Centre and Mrs Iris O’Rourek congratulate Miss Mrunal Hiwase on being awarded the 2018 Paddy O’Rourke Honours Scholarship for prostate cancer research. Mrunal, pictured centre with Iris O’Rourke (Paddy’s wife), and Co-Supervisor Dr Andrew Vincent (FFCMH Senior Biostatistician), will be based part-time at SAHMRI and the remainder at the South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative (SA-PCCOC) (Flinders) […]

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Fulbright Scholarship to FFCMH’s Dr Sean Martin

The Centre congratulates FFCMH Centre member Dr Sean Martin (Uni of Adelaide, SAHMRI) on being awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for 2018. Sean is pictured above receiving his award at Parliament House by Federal Senator for Education and Training, the Hon Simon Birmingham. Sean and his young family will travel to Boston, USA, where Sean will study differences in care received […]

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Men’s Health Matters Podcast with Dr Sean Martin “The Low Down on LUTS”

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 Dr Sean Martin, NHMRC Post-doctoral Research Fellow and 2018 Fulbright Scholar on lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men. Sean is based in the Centre’s population health and clinical research group at the […]

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ifarmwell goes live

www.ifarmwell.com.au is a new, free, online tool kit to help Australian farmers cope effectively with life’s challenges and get the most out of every day. It has been developed by Australian farmers in collaboration with a range of organisations from across the agricultural, health, mental health, university and financial sectors. The Freemasons Foundation and the Freemasons […]

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March Men’s Health Research Seminar – Thur 29 Mar 12.30-1.30pm L6 AHMS

Please join us for the March Men’s Health Research Lunchtime Seminar   Our speakers are: Mr Adam Hamilton (BMaths). FFCMH summer vacation research student Presentation: “Hidden mathematics in genitourinary anatomy”. Mrs Amy Finlay FFCMH PhD candidate Presentation: “What do we need to include in online behavioural change interventions for men with a history of prostate cancer?” When:  […]

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World experts convene to review ARvs and prostate cancer

The Journal European Urology has just published a summary of a special meeting arranged by the Prostate Cancer Foundation (USA) where stakeholders and 18 opinion leaders in the field from across the globe were invited to discuss androgen receptor variants (ARvs) in prostate cancer.  ARvs are an aberrant (or mutated) form of the androgen receptor.  The […]

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Faculty Excellence award – Dr Luke Selth

The Centre congratulates Dr Luke Selth on receiving a 2017 Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Executive Dean award for research excellence. This was presented to Luke by Professor Burt, Executive Dean of Medicine, at the Faculty’s end of year event. Luke is Head of the Prostate Cancer Research Program in the Dame Roma Mitchell […]

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First class honours to 2017 students

Congratulations to the Centre’s three honours scholarship students who were all awarded first class honours. Mr Simon Tyler (right in picture), supervised by Dr Sean Martin and Dr Phillip Tully, used data from the Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study (FAMAS) to drill down on the associations between the two type of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) (voiding […]

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