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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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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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APCRC-Q's NHMRC Project Grant Success

APCRC-Q's NHMRC Project Grant Success

APCRC-Q researchers received more than $1.1 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grant Scheme announced on Friday 19 October 2012.

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Applications Now Open:  2012 Merck Translational Research Excellence Award

Applications Now Open: 2012 Merck Translational Research Excellence Award

Merck Australia and Life Sciences Queensland Limited (LSQ) have launched the 2012 Translational Research Excellence Award in order to support the state's burgeoning biotechnology industry and to gain increased health and economic benefits for Members.

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QUT Annual Scholarship Round NOW OPEN

QUT Annual Scholarship Round NOW OPEN

Applications Close Friday 12th October, 5pm for 2013 funding.

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