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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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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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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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Summer Research Scholarships – 2018-19 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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