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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 Movemebr 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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2018 Paddy O’Rourke Honours Scholarship recipient – Mrunal Hiwase

The Centre and Mrs Iris O’Rourek congratulate Miss Mrunal Hiwase on being awarded the 2018 Paddy O’Rourke Honours Scholarship for prostate cancer research. Mrunal, pictured centre with Iris O’Rourke (Paddy’s wife), and Co-Supervisor Dr Andrew Vincent (FFCMH Senior Biostatistician), will be based part-time at SAHMRI and the remainder at the South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative (SA-PCCOC) (Flinders) […]

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March Men’s Health Research Seminar – Thur 29 Mar 12.30-1.30pm L6 AHMS

Please join us for the March Men’s Health Research Lunchtime Seminar   Our speakers are: Mr Adam Hamilton (BMaths). FFCMH summer vacation research student Presentation: “Hidden mathematics in genitourinary anatomy”. Mrs Amy Finlay FFCMH PhD candidate Presentation: “What do we need to include in online behavioural change interventions for men with a history of prostate cancer?” When:  […]

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World experts convene to review ARvs and prostate cancer

The Journal European Urology has just published a summary of a 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.  ARvs are an aberrant (or mutated) form of the androgen receptor.  The […]

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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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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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