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Translational Research

Translational Research

The Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland (APCRC–Q) seamlessly spans the spectrum of prostate cancer research – that is, discovery, prognostic biomarker and therapeutic development – through the expertise and passion of a large, coordinated, multidisciplinary research team, underpinned by leading technology. This critical mass of diverse expertise is leveraged extensively by existing physical infrastructure, capital development, national and international peer-reviewed funding, engaging with biotechnology, pharmaceutical and other industries and relevant government agencies.

The Centre’s specific research goals involve developing new therapeutic strategies for advanced disease, with an emphasis on rationalised combination strategies with androgen targeted agents and prostate cancer progression pathways. In stride with therapeutic goals the APCRC-Q seeks to identify, validate and develop biomarkers for genetic predisposition, prognostication to differentiate indolent from aggressive disease, therapeutic response indicators to inform treatment options and planning. To effect these developments into clinical management the APCRC-Q engages in health services and health economics research with an aim to define current prostate cancer patterns of practice across the prostate cancer patient journey and use this information and models to optimize care with appropriate interventions.

APCRC-Q's research activities across the spectrum of translational research are categorised into Discovery, Pre-Clinical, Clinical Trials and Health Services

Upcoming Events

Jul 19, 2020 - Jul 21, 2020 ANZUP 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia
Aug 18, 2020 - Aug 21, 2020 PA Hospital Health Symposium
Russell Strong Auditorium, Princess Alexandra Hospital, 199 Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba
Aug 21, 2020 - Aug 23, 2020 21st Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria
Sep 29, 2020 - Oct 02, 2020 ComBio 2020
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria
Nov 11, 2020 - Nov 13, 2020 COSA Annual Scientific Meeting
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland