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New potential targets for prostate cancer therapy

Dr Rajdeep Das,  FFCMH PhD Scholarship student in the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, has received a Dean’s letter of commendation for his thesis on microRNAs (small fragments of genetic material that regulate how genes are expressed in cells) and prostate cancer. Raj has recently taken up a new position as a postdoctoral scientist at the University […]

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Congratulations to Dr Rajdeep Das on his Post-Doctoral Appointment

The Centre congratulates Dr Rajdeep Das, PhD student, in the Adelaide Prostate Cancer Research Centre, Dame Roma Mitchel Cancer Research Laboratories, on his thesis submission and his new appointment as a Post-Doctoral Research Scientist at the University of California, San Francisco, USA.  Raj is a FFCMH PhD Scholarship student. Raj will be working with Felix […]

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Movember Revolutionary Team Award for Prostate Cancer Lipid Research

  The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health’s Associate Professor Lisa Butler , now based in the Cancer Theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), and colleagues have been awarded a prestigious $3.25 million Revolutionary Team Award from the Movember Foundation and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA). The Revolutionary […]

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Prostate cancer biomarkers identified in seminal fluid

Results of a study recently published in Endocrine-Related Cancer have shown that the presence of certain molecules in seminal fluid indicates not only whether a man has prostate cancer, but also the severity of the cancer.  Speaking in the lead-up to Men’s Health Week (9-15 June), University of Adelaide research fellow and lead author Dr […]

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Better markers that predict aggressive prostate cancer disease

The inability of current blood tests for prostate cancer to provide a prognosis that clearly differentiates aggressive from slow growing disease remains a key research challenge which members of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health are taking on. Importantly, a better prognostic tool would reduce unnecessary and costly treatment that imposes great physical and […]

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