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All the latest news from the APCRC – Q, plus the prostate cancer research industry can be found below.
Professor Russell awarded ARC LIEF Grant to purchase new imaging platform

Professor Russell awarded ARC LIEF Grant to purchase new imaging platform

APCRC-Q’s Prof Pamela Russell, together with colleagues based at the Translational Research Institute and the University of Queensland’s Centre for Advanced Imaging, led a successful Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment, and Facilities (LIEF) Grant that was announced in November 2014.

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NHMRC Fellowships for Two APCRC-Q Researchers

NHMRC Fellowships for Two APCRC-Q Researchers

Two APCRC-Q researchers were awarded sought-after Fellowships in the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant round for funding starting in 2015.

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Sizzling Support for PCFA’s Big Aussie Barbie

Sizzling Support for PCFA’s Big Aussie Barbie

APCRC-Q continued its support for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia’s Big Aussie Barbie campaign with three fundraising events in September.

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APCRC-Q Research Shines at IHBI Gala Dinner

APCRC-Q Research Shines at IHBI Gala Dinner

APCRC-Q PhD student Ms Nataly Stylianou was one of seven Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) speakers invited to present their research at the IHBI Gala Dinner on Thursday 25 September.

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APCRC-Q Researcher Nathalie Bock wins Women in Technology Postgraduate Award

APCRC-Q Researcher Nathalie Bock wins Women in Technology Postgraduate Award

Dr Nathalie Bock was presented with the Women in Technology PhD Career Start Postgraduate Biotechnology Award in front of over 250 people at the WiT Gala dinner held at Cloudland, Brisbane on Friday 5 September.

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ASMR Recognition for APCRC-Q Researchers

ASMR Recognition for APCRC-Q Researchers

Three APCRC-Q researchers recently received recognition for their research endeavours from the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR). Dr Jyotsna Batra and Ms Nathalie Bock were selected as finalists in the ASMR Queensland Awards, and Ms Phoebe Sarkar’s research was featured in the ASMR newsletter media release.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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