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All the latest news from the APCRC – Q, plus the prostate cancer research industry can be found below.
A/Prof Jyotsna Batra named Cure Cancer Australia's Researcher of the Year 2018

A/Prof Jyotsna Batra named Cure Cancer Australia's Researcher of the Year 2018

A/Prof Jyotsna Batra received the 2018 Cure Cancer Australia Researcher of the Year Award at a ceremony in Sydney in late May, in recognition of her work in identifying genetic variations that predispose men to prostate cancer.

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Princess Alexandra Research Foundation awards for APCRC-Q Researchers

Princess Alexandra Research Foundation awards for APCRC-Q Researchers

Dr Brett Hollier and A/Prof Elizabeth Williams are lead investigators on two successful research grants from the Princess Alexandra Research Foundation.

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Funding Success for Drs Hollier, Vela and Srinivasan

Funding Success for Drs Hollier, Vela and Srinivasan

Dr Brett Hollier and Dr Srilakshmi (Sri) Srinivasan, recently received funding from the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, and Dr Ian Vela successfully secured a Metro South Health Research Support Scheme Project Grant.

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Women in Technology Award for Prof Colleen Nelson

Women in Technology Award for Prof Colleen Nelson

Prof Colleen Nelson received A WIT Award at the QLD Women In Technology Awards Gala Dinner in recognition of her achievements in Prostate Cancer Research.

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A/Prof Derek Richard and DProf Judith Clements ARC grant success

A/Prof Derek Richard and DProf Judith Clements ARC grant success

Associate Professor Derek Richard and Distinguished Professor Judith Clements are investigators on a successful Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grant, led by the University of Queensland (UQ), which will provide QUT-based users access to one of the world's most powerful fluorescent microscopes.

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Prof Hutmacher wins ESB international Award

Prof Hutmacher wins ESB international Award

An announcement by the Awardee Committee of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) has named Professor Hutmacher the winner of the prestigious ESB international award for 2017.

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Research Excellence Awards at PA Health Symposium

Research Excellence Awards at PA Health Symposium

Arutha Kulasinghe, Jyotsna Batra, and Janaththani Panchadsaram received Research Excellence Awards at the recent Princess Alexandra Hospital Health Symposium.

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Professor Pamela Russell AM Retires

Professor Pamela Russell AM Retires

Professor Pamela Russell retired at the end of July this year and will be sorely missed.

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2017 ASMR Queensland Health & Medical Research Awards for Dr Vela and Dr Bock

2017 ASMR Queensland Health & Medical Research Awards for Dr Vela and Dr Bock

Dr Ian Vela and Dr Nathalie Bock were both awarded ASMR Queensland Health and Medical Research Awards.

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Dietmar Hutmacher awarded the title of Distinguished Professor

Dietmar Hutmacher awarded the title of Distinguished Professor

Professor Dietmar Hutmacher was awarded the title of Distinguished Professor for his services to biomedical engineering.

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Cure Cancer Australia grant for A/Prof Jyotsna Batra

Cure Cancer Australia grant for A/Prof Jyotsna Batra

A/Prof Jyotsna Batra was awarded a two year grant to further her work discovering biomarkers for prostate cancer.

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APCRC-Q Team win TRI SPORE Grant

APCRC-Q Team win TRI SPORE Grant

Dr Jyotsna Batra (team leader), Prof Pamela Russell, and Dr Ian Vela, a Consultant Urologist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital; with UQ’s Dr Alexandre Cristino, and their potential industry partners were awarded $50,000 towards their research into Prostate Cancer treatments.

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Nathalie Bock selected to meet Nobel Laureates in Tokyo

Nathalie Bock selected to meet Nobel Laureates in Tokyo

Dr Nathalie Bock has been invited to attend the 9th Japan Society for the Promotion of Science HOPE meeting in Tokyo in February 2017. She is one of six Australian graduate students given the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary discussions with Nobel Laureates and other distinguished scientists.

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APCRC-Q shines at the 4th Annual TRI Poster Symposium

APCRC-Q shines at the 4th Annual TRI Poster Symposium

APCRC-Q achieved outstanding results at the 4th Annual TRI Poster Symposium, winning prizes in every category

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ENDO 2016 Presidential Poster Prize for Patrick Thomas

ENDO 2016 Presidential Poster Prize for Patrick Thomas

APCRC-Q PhD candidate, Patrick Thomas, was awarded the ENDO 2016 Presidential Poster Prize for the Category “Tumour Biology” at the Endocrine Society’s 98th Annual Meeting and Expo, held in April 2016, in Boston, USA.

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PARSS and PCFA Funding Awarded to APCRC-Q Investigators

PARSS and PCFA Funding Awarded to APCRC-Q Investigators

Four APCRC-Q researchers were recently awarded funding for their research in 2016

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APCRC-Q Researchers awarded NHMRC and Cancer Council Queensland Grant Funding

APCRC-Q Researchers awarded NHMRC and Cancer Council Queensland Grant Funding

APCRC-Q researchers have been awarded over $1.6 million in recent grant announcements. Professor Colleen Nelson and Dr Michael Doran each recently received highly sought-after National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grants. DProf Judith Clements received an extension on her NHMRC Fellowship, and Prof Lisa Chopin has also been awarded a Cancer Council Queensland grant.

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Dr Ian Vela receives a 2015 Movember Clinician Scientist Award

Dr Ian Vela receives a 2015 Movember Clinician Scientist Award

APCRC-Q Urologic Oncologist and Senior Research Fellow Dr Ian Vela is one of only two clinician scientists across the country to receive a 2015 Movember Clinician Scientist Award.

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Dr Ian Vela awarded the 2015 TOLMAR ANZUP Uro-Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship

Dr Ian Vela awarded the 2015 TOLMAR ANZUP Uro-Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship

APCRC-Q Urologic Oncologist and Senior Research Fellow Dr Ian Vela was awarded the prestigious TOLMAR ANZUP Uro-Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship (CRF) for his project which aims to implement ground breaking technology, which will allow in vitro growth of metastatic prostate cancer and circulating tumour cells.

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APCRC-Q Researchers shine at TEMTIA 2015

APCRC-Q Researchers shine at TEMTIA 2015

Nataly Stilyanou, and Arutha Kalushinge won awards at The Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition International Association (TEMTIA) VII International EMT Meetingheld in Melbourne in October 2015

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