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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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APCRC-Q Researchers recognised at 3rd TRI Annual Poster Symposium

APCRC-Q Researchers recognised at 3rd TRI Annual Poster Symposium

Eight APCRC-Q Researchers were recognised for the outstanding quality of their work at the 3rd Annual Translational Research Institute (TRI) Poster Symposium held on 17 September 2015.

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APCRC-Q’s Prof Pamela Russell wins 2015 Women in Technology Life Sciences Award

APCRC-Q’s Prof Pamela Russell wins 2015 Women in Technology Life Sciences Award

APCRC-Q Head of Imaging and Tumour Models, Professor Pam Russell, was awarded the Women in Technology (WiT) Life Sciences Outstanding Achievement Award at a gala event at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane on Friday evening, 28 August 2015.

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PhD Opportunity at APCRC-Q

Discovery of extracellular vesicle lipid biomarker for prostate cancer

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APCRC-Q Supports PA MANdate Men's Health Initiative

To coincide with International Men’s Health Week (15 – 21 June 2015), APCRC-Q is supporting the PA Research Foundation’s PA MANdate Men’s Health Initiative

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Distinguished  Professor Judith Clements awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia

Distinguished Professor Judith Clements awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia

APCRC-Q Scientific Director, Distinguished Professor Judith Clements, was awarded the nation's foremost honour, the Companion of the Order of Australia, as part of the Queen's Birthday celebrations in June 2015.

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40 QUT positions for tomorrow's research and academic leaders - Early Career Academic Recruitment and Development Program (ECARD) & QUT Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship (VCRF)

QUT is a highly successful, energetic and innovative university that is backing its aspirations with a significant and continuing investment in people, state-of-the-art infrastructure and collaborative work environments.

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Dual  successes for APCRC-Q PhD student, Claire Levrier

Dual successes for APCRC-Q PhD student, Claire Levrier

It has been an impressive month for APCRC-Q PhD student, Claire Levrier, who was recently awarded two exciting accolades.

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Australian Prostate Cancer Bio Resource (APCB) receives funding from “It’s A Bloke Thing” Foundation and Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

Australian Prostate Cancer Bio Resource (APCB) receives funding from “It’s A Bloke Thing” Foundation and Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

The Australian Prostate Cancer Bio-Resource (APCB), led by APCRC-Q’s Scientific Director, Distinguished Professor Judith Clements, recently received a $200,000 contribution from the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) and the It's A Bloke Thing Foundation (IABTF).

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APCRC-Q Researchers Receive NHMRC Development Grant Funding

APCRC-Q Researchers Receive NHMRC Development Grant Funding

Professor Colleen Nelson and Professor Pamela Russell, from the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre - Queensland (APCRC-Q), together with Professor Bradley Walsh and Dr Douglas Campbell, from Australian industry partner, Minomic International Ltd (Minomic), secured a National Health and Medical Research Council Development Grant, which will provide $703,540 in funding over the next three years.

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Professor Pamela Russell made a fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

Professor Pamela Russell made a fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

Professor Pamela Russell AM, Head of Biomedical Imaging and Prostate Cancer Models at the APCRC-Q, has been recognised for her outstanding career by being named a fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

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