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Congratulations Reza Ghodski – FFCMH PhD Scholarship top-up

The Centre congratulates Mr Mohammadreza (Reza) Ghodski on being awarded a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health PhD Scholarship top-up award.  The top-up supplements Reza’s Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship. Reza has a Master of Science degree in clinical biochemistry from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, in Iran.  His Masters thesis was “Designing of […]

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Living Well After Prostate Cancer Treatment: Info evening: Thurs 15 Nov 2018, Pavillion, South Tce 6-9pm – Free

Men and family/friends who are wanting to seek more information about prostate cancer treatment and supportive care services available to them are invited to a free education evening. The event is hosted by the South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative (SA-PCCOC) and co-sponsored by the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Bookings are at: https://prostatecancerlivingwellaftertreatment.eventbrite.com.au […]

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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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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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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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June Men’s Health Research Seminar

Please join us for the June Men’s Health Research Lunchtime Seminar     Our speakers are: Ms Jessica Heatlie  PhD candidate (Uni of SA) “Movements of the androgen receptor and its role in the pathogenesis of prostate cancer” Ms Rayzel Fernadez  PhD candidate (Uni of Adelaide)  “A miR-194 regulated transcriptional network promotes prostate cancer metastasis” Mr Matthew […]

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Movember/PCFA Revolutionary Team Award extension to Prof Butler and Co-Investigators

                The FFCMH congratulates senior member Associate Professor Lisa Butler and co-Investigators on being awarded two year extension funding of $2Mi for theRevolutionary Team Award program on Lipids in Prostate Cancer from the Movember Foundation and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA). Professor Lisa Horvath, Medical Oncologist, from the Garvan Institute, […]

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A/Prof Nick Brook awarded 2018 Surgical and Research Fellowship

The Centre congratulates Associate Professor Nick Brook on being awarded the 2018 Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health’s Surgical and Research Travelling Fellowship generously sponsored by Mundipharma and AstraZeneca Australia, The Fellowship supports Fellows to undertake advanced overseas surgical training and related clinical research. A/Prof Brook’s fellowship will be for a period of 6 months, […]

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Welcome Dr Elizabeth Kuczek – MNBCF Linkage Grant Research Manager

The Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories (DRMCRL) and the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health welcome Dr Kuczek BSc (Hons),PhD who has joined the DRMCRL as the National Research Manager for the Movember and National Breast Cancer Foundation (MNBCF) Linkage Grant program. Elizabeth brings a wealth of expertise in managing large scale multi-institutional national programs, […]

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FFCMH PhD Scholarship Top-up awardees – Congratulations Ms Megan McIntosh and Ms Holly Evans

The Centre congratulates Ms Megan McIntosh (pictured middle) and Ms Holly Evans (pictured right) on each being awarded a Commonwealth Government Research Training Award PhD Scholarship.  These are highly competitive scholarships.   We also congratulate Megan and Holly who are both recipients of a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health PhD Scholarship top-up award. Megan who […]

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