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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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