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TRI hosts the Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners, Translational Research Institute, Circulating Tumour Cell Symposium

TRI hosts the Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners, Translational Research Institute, Circulating Tumour Cell Symposium

The Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners (BDHP), Translational Research Institute (TRI), Circulating Tumour Cell (CTC) Symposium was recently held at the Translational Institute on the Princess Alexandra Hospital Campus.

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APCRC-Q Researchers win a prestigious poster prize at ENDO 2015

APCRC-Q Researchers win a prestigious poster prize at ENDO 2015

Research by our APCRC-Q team, Drs M. Sadowski, A. Rockstroh, C. Soekmadji, S. McPherson, G. Tevz, J. Gunter , V. Jeet, and Prof C. Nelson, and presented by APCRC-Q Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr Martin Sadowski, won the Presidential Poster Competition at the Endocrine Society’s 97th Annual Meeting and Expo (affectionately known as ENDO 2015).

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APCRC-Q celebrates International Women's Day

APCRC-Q celebrates International Women's Day

The Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland (APCRC-Q) joined a host of organisations around the world in honouring the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present, and future by celebrating International Women's Day (IWD) on Sunday 8 March 2015.

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A Sweet Success: APCRC-Q hosts a PA Research Foundation High Tea

A Sweet Success: APCRC-Q hosts a PA Research Foundation High Tea

On Tuesday 3 March 2015, the APCRC-Q hosted one of the first PA High Teas for the year.

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QUT is offering 2 research capacity building 5 year professorial appointments in Cancer Biology and Molecular Medicine

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

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Funding flows for Dr Brett Hollier and Dr Brian Tse

Funding flows for Dr Brett Hollier and Dr Brian Tse

Two APCRC-Q researchers, Dr Brett Hollier and Dr Brian Tse, recently enjoyed funding success.

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Cancer Council Queensland Award Trifecta

Cancer Council Queensland Award Trifecta

Professor Colleen Nelson, Executive Director of APCRC-Q, was awarded a Cancer Council Queensland Research Project Grant for her project entitled: Development of YB-1 as a therapeutic target in advanced prostate cancer.

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APCRC-Q PhD students enjoy funding success

APCRC-Q PhD candidates, Mr Kai Dun Tang, and Ms Ash Upadhyaya recently received funding to assist them with their studies.

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International Poster Prizes for APCRC-Q Researchers

International Poster Prizes for APCRC-Q Researchers

APCRCQ Researchers, Dr Jyotsna Batra, Dr Carolina Soekmadji and Ms Nataly Stylianou were recipients of International Prizes for posters outlining their research in 2014.

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APCRC-Q’s MO-MENTOUS MOVEMBER

APCRC-Q’s MO-MENTOUS MOVEMBER

APCRC-Q launched its Movember team last week and has already raised almost $3000!

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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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