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Research Survey – Seeking medical advice for cancer warning signs

Jen Fish is a PhD student in the School of Medicine at Flinders University who is undertaking research on seeking medical advice for bodily changes and cancer warning signs. She would like to invite you to assist with this project by agreeing to complete a questionnaire which covers certain aspects of this topic. She is […]

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Congratulations Heather Armstrong on PhD thesis submission

The Centre congratulates FFCMH student, Ms Heather Armstrong, on submitting her thesis “Elucidating the Molecular Action of Synthetic Heat Shock Protein 90 Inhibitors in Prostate Cancer’ for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.  Heather has been an outstanding student and very active member of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health.  We wish her all […]

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Welcome to our New Higher Degree students for 2016

We are pleased to welcome 5 talented individuals who are embarking on a higher degree with the Centre in 2016.  The Centre supports these students by way of Scholarships and top-up awards and by integrating them into a multidisciplinary men’s health research network to optimise their learning and collaborative experience.  We wish them all the best for […]

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THRF Research Award to Dr Rajdeep Das

PhD candidate, Dr Rajdeep Das, was selected from six finalists as the recently announced winner of The Hospital Research Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Science Award. Rajdeep is completing his final year of his PhD in the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, School of Medicine, at the University of Adelaide.  He is receiving a PhD scholarship top-up […]

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1000 Participants needed for on-line survey on health screening

FFCMH PhD candidate Clare McGuiness is seeking adult male and female participants to complete an online survey about health screening that takes 15 to 25 minutes. All participants go in the draw for a chance to win an iPad Mini 3 (16GB with wifi and cellular) valued at $659. To complete the survey, go to www.habitstudy.com […]

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Hsp90 inhibitors and their therapeutic potential in prostate cancer

A/Professor Lisa Butler (ARC Future Fellow, Prostate Cancer Research Group Leader, SAHMRI),  Dr Margaret Centenera (PCFA Post-doctoral Research Fellow) and PhD student Heather Armstrong were invited along with UK colleagues  Dr. Roberta Ferraldeschi and Professor Paul Workman from The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Cancer Research in the UK, to publish a review […]

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Congratulations Clare McGuiness – 3 minute thesis competition finalist

Last night (8 Sept) at the Braggs lecture theatre, 10 brilliant University of Adelaide PhD students presented, in 3 minutes, a summary of their thesis work. The 3 minute thesis (3MT) competition is about scientific communication and we heard about bacteria on the plaque of teeth from Viking skulls,  wearable medical device technology, gender considerations […]

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Welcome PhD Candidate – Mr Prabin Gyawali – Cardio-metabolic health

We are very pleased to welcome to Australia and to the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health, Prabin Gyawali. Prabin was awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship funded jointly by the Australian Government and the University of Adelaide.  His research program is titled “Sex hormone binding globulin: Regulation and role as an indicator of metabolic risk” and […]

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Nicole McPherson – awarded PhD in male reproductive health with Dean’s commendation

The Centre congratulates Nicole McPherson on being awarded her PhD for her thesis entitled “The effect of diet and exercise interventions for the treatment of male obesity induced sub fertility.” for which she also received a Dean’s commendation. Nicole undertook her thesis in the Gamete & Embryo Biology Group, Centre for Reproductive Health, Robinson Institute at […]

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International Conference on the Hsp90 Chaperone Machine

PhD candidate Heather Armstrong from the Prostate Cancer Research Laboratory at SAHMRI joined over 100 international experts at the 7th International Conference on the Hsp90 Chaperone Machine, October 15-19, in Seeon, Germany. Heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) is what is known as a “molecular chaperone”.  Molecular chaperones bind to other proteins in the cell to […]

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