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Oct

Heart Foundation Grant – Advancing Cardiac Care with Depression Screening – Dr Phillip Tully

Congratulations to Dr Phillip Tully, NHMRC Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) Fellow, on being awarded a Vanguard grant from the Heart Foundation. Patients with cardiovascular disease and comorbid depression are a group traditionally characterised by high healthcare usage, chronic disease morbidity, and premature death. Collaborative care is standard evidence-based practice in the USA and UK …

17

Sep

Welcome new FFCMH Volunteer – Terry Hall

We are very pleased to welcome Mr Terry Hall to the FFCMH men’s health research volunteer team.  Terry is a University of Adelaide alumni and retired staff member. Terry worked as a Senior IT Training Officer, in the Technology & Digital Enablement Group of the University’s Information Technology & Digital Services for 15 years.  He …

16

Sep

Research Impact – Bench to bedside – CDK4/6 inhibitor for prostate cancer in trial

Reported in the journal Oncogene in 2013, Professor Lisa Butler (pictured left) and collaborators, including the Centre’s Professor Wayne Tilley and senior author, Professor Karen Knudsen from the Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University in USA. inhibition of the cyclin/cyclin-dependent kinase/retinoblastoma (CDK4/6) pathway that is critical for cell replication may have a role in controlling some …

16

Sep

Hon Tony Piccolo MP’s speaks of FFCMH and men’s health to SA Parliament

The Hon Tony Piccolo MP (Member for Light) has been a passionate and committed member of the Board of Patrons of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health since the Centre’s inception.  Tony recently spoke about the Centre and the organisations in his community working to advance men’s health and wellbeing at the SA Men’s …

16

Sep

NHMRC Emerging Leader Grant to Dr Kootsy Canuto

The Centre congratulates Dr Kootsy Canuto, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit at SAHMRI, on being awarding an Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant in the recently announced National Health and Medical Research Council funding announcements.  His 5 year award of $650,750 is titled “Enough talk, time for action: Developing, implementing and evaluating co-designed …

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