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All the latest news from the APCRC-Q.
Dr Jyotsna Batra receives prestigious 2014 Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman Award

Dr Jyotsna Batra receives prestigious 2014 Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman Award

APCRC-Q geneticist, Dr Jyostna Batra, recently won a prestigious Indian Award for her research on the genetic biomarkers of prostate cancer aimed at improving early diagnosis of the cancer to enable targeted treatment.

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Translational Research Institute To Appoint New Chief Executive Officer

Translational Research Institute To Appoint New Chief Executive Officer

TRI is now progressing the appointment of a CEO and Director of Research.

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APCRC-Q leads a Revolutionary Team Award

APCRC-Q is leading a team of 39 investigators that have been awarded one of Australia’s first Revolutionary Team Awards for advanced prostate cancer research. The $4.25 million award was recently announced by the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.

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APCRC-Q Grant Success

The APCRC-Q has much to celebrate as 2013 draws to a close with awards and grants conferred on many of our members.

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APCRC-Q 2013 Mo King

APCRC-Q 2013 Mo King

Congratulations to APCRC-Q's 2013 Mo King - Dr Raja Vasireddy!

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APCRC-Q supporting Movember

APCRC-Q supporting Movember

APCRC-Q has been busy during the month of Movember rallying our Mo Bros and Mo Sistas to raise funds to support men's health.

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APCRC-Q supports the PA Research Foundation's Duck Race

APCRC-Q's Executive Director, Professor Colleen Nelson featured in the Channel Ten TV news coverage to promote the PA Research Foundation's Duck Race

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APCRC-Q joins TRI's Official Opening celebrations

APCRC-Q joins TRI's Official Opening celebrations

The Governor-General, Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, officially opened Brisbane’s new biomedical research institute, Translational Research Institute (TRI), on Thursday 10 October 2013.

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APCRC-Q supports Barcoo Workwear’s new clothing range promoting prostate cancer awareness

APCRC-Q supports Barcoo Workwear’s new clothing range promoting prostate cancer awareness

The Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre-Queensland (APCRC-Q) recently hosted a photo shoot to assist the Princess Alexandra Research Foundation and high-vis workwear clothing company, Barcoo Workwear, in their efforts to raise awareness of prostate cancer.

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Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek visit APCRC-Q

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek visit APCRC-Q

Following the Australian Government’s announcement of $6.2m additional funding for the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland in May, the Centre welcomed Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek during their visit to the Translational Research Institute (TRI) on Monday 19 August.

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Collaboration results in ground-breaking discovery

A recent paper in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) revealed new therapeutic options for prostate cancer treatment.

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Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland receives $6.2m funding from the Australian Government

Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland receives $6.2m funding from the Australian Government

The Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland (APCRC-Q) will receive $6.2 million in funding from the Australian Government over the next four years as part of a broader Australian Government initiative to extend the network of dedicated prostate cancer research centres across Australia.

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US Department of Defense Pre-Announcement for Prostate Cancer Research Program

US Department of Defense Pre-Announcement for Prostate Cancer Research Program

The US Department of Defense has announced $80 million in funding for the DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program to support innovative, high-impact prostate cancer research.

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Breakthrough DNA research reveals genetic risks for prostate, breast and ovarian cancers

APCRC-Q researchers Prof Judith Clements, Dr Jyotsna Batra and PhD student Srilakshmi Srinivasan recently contributed to a genetic variation study that was published in Nature Genetics. The publication identified more than 80 genetic variations that can increase a person's risk of prostate, breast, and ovarian cancers.

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2013 Aus-CanPCRA Symposium

2013 Aus-CanPCRA Symposium

Save the Date – August 14 – 17, 2013 – Port Douglas area of Tropical North Queensland

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APCRC-Q moves into high-tech Translational Research Institute Building

APCRC-Q moves into high-tech Translational Research Institute Building

The APCRC-Q recently relocated to newly completed research facilities at the $300 million Translational Research Institute (TRI) on the Princess Alexandra Hospital Campus.

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2013 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards

2013 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards

now open and accepting from all fields of science and technology in all states and territories - nominations close midnight AEST 29 April 2013

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Revolutionary e-health App will support vulnerable cancer patients

Revolutionary e-health App will support vulnerable cancer patients

A new free i-phone App will be released tomorrow on the Apple App Store, specifically designed to assist men with advanced prostate cancer.

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GAP1 Xenograft Project and the GAP1 Unique TMAs Project

GAP1 Xenograft Project and the GAP1 Unique TMAs Project

Movember's Global Action Plan (GAP) prostate cancer biomarker initiative

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Jennifer Gunter and Michael Doran awarded PCFA research grants

Jennifer Gunter and Michael Doran awarded PCFA research grants

Not one, but two researchers from the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland (APCRC-Q) received Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) research grants in the 2012 funding round announced on Friday 26 October.

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