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World experts convene to review ARvs and prostate cancer

The Journal European Urology has just published a summary of 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. Centre members, Dr Luke Selth and Professor Wayne Tilley from the Dame Roma […]

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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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End of year funding boost for men’s health research

More than 3 million dollars has been awarded in grants and Fellowships to Centre Members and their collaborators since November in an end of year funding boost for men’s health research.  We thank the Royal Adelaide Hospital, the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Cancer Council of South Australia, the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, […]

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Jan 9 Men’s Health Research Seminar

Please join us for the January Men’s Health Lunchtime Research Seminar. FFCMH Speakers Dr Jean Winter Post-doctoral Researcher (Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories) Presentation: Hereditary modifiers of aggressive prostate cancer. Research performed at the National Institutes of Health in the USA. Ms Kate Richards (pictured) University of Adelaide Medical Student (Summer Vacation Research Student, Dame Roma […]

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Welcome Melissa Opozda – Post-doctoral Researcher (CRE-PCS)

The Centre welcomes Dr Melissa Opozda. Melissa is a Post-doctoral Researcher who joins the men’s health clinical and population health research team on L7 SAHMRI. Melissa is undertaking a program of research with the Centre of Research Excellence in Prostate Cancer Survivorship (CRE-PCS). Melissa is a health psychologist in part-time clinical practice and recently completed […]

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Prestigious Travelling Fellowships to Drs Fennell and Martin

The Centre congratulates FFCMH Centre members Dr Kate Fennell (UniSA) and Dr Sean Martin (Uni of Adelaide, SAHMRI) on being awarded a prestigious travelling fellowships. The Fellowships reward proven achievement of talented and deserving Australians with further opportunity in their pursuit of excellence for the benefit of Australian society. Kate was awarded the the Leslie (Les) J. […]

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Donated to a Bro this Movember?

It’s not November but Movember so don’t forget to donate what ever you can to this phenomenal charity that supports men’s health research here in Australia and around the world.There are a number of options for donation. You can provide a donation directly at http://au.movember.com. Otherwise you can support a Bro in either of the teams below Our member […]

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Congratulations 2017-18 Summer Scholarship Students

The Centre is pleased to announce its summer vacation research scholarship awardees for 2017-18.  Congratulations to the following students. We wish them all the best for their exams and welcome them to the Centre. Kira Wysoke  Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (Science), Australian National University Project: The role of sex hormone binding globulin-lipid interactions in the genesis […]

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Congratulations Dr Zeyad Nassar – NHMRC Early Career Research Fellowship

The Centre congratulates Dr Zeyad Nassar, FFCMH Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Prostate Cancer Research Group at SAHMRI, on being awarded a Peter Doherty Biomedical Early Career Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC, Australia).  His project is “Fatty acid elongation: a novel target for prostate cancer treatment” and ties into the Movember/Prostate […]

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