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Men’s Health Honours Students for 2015

We congratulate students awarded a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health Honours scholarships for 2015.  We will subsequently profile each of the students and their projects but first, we welcome, or welcome back, to the Centre: Ms Amber Lawson (Psychology/Medicine) – Supervisors: Prof Gary Wittert, Prof Deborah Turnbull  – Project “Health services utilisation by men” Mr Joule […]

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First Class Honours to Edwina Blue – Paternal health

Congratulations to Edwina Blue on being awarded First Class Honours for her thesis entitled “8-hydroxy-2′-deoxyguanosine (8OHdG) sperm DNA lesions: A potential mediator of paternal programming of the pre-implantation embryo”. Edwina was supervised by Dr Nicole McPherson and Dr Michelle Lane in the Gamete and Embryo Biology Laboratory, University of Adelaide, and was a recipient of […]

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Paternal obesity and pregnancy outcomes

It is known that for couples undergoing assisted reproductive technology,  male obesity is associated with reduced pregnancy rates and increased pregnancy loss. Nicole McPherson (nee Palmer) PhD candidate from the School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health at the University of Adelaide and recipient of a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health Scholarship top-up award (Principal Supervisor Dr Michelle […]

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