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Supporting Aboriginal women’s health

Alice Rumbold's work is particularly focused on Aboriginal women’s health, particularly infertility and the care they receive when pregnant. After completing her PhD in 2005, Alice moved to the Northern Territory to conduct a range of projects for women in the remote communities in the area.

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Improving health in disadvantaged communities

Zohra Lassi’s keen interest in nutrition bought her all the way from Pakistan to delve further into research, completing her PhD at the University of Adelaide where she focused on seeking out methods which could help disadvantaged communities in Australia and beyond.

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Exploring mental health and wellbeing amongst vulnerable groups

Clemence Due is currently working on a range of disparate projects involving refugees, extending to dealing with the implications of parents who’ve experienced pregnancy loss in non-normative family types like single parents and lesbian couples. She also has research underway about access to primary health services for those with psychological distress, and teaches across first, second and third years of the Bachelor of Psychological Science.

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Developing alternatives to pharmaceutical drugs post organ transplant

Kisha Sivanathan is leading the way to develop an alternative to heavy reliance on pharmaceutical drugs post organ transplant with her intensive stem cell research. Since completing her PhD in August 2016, Kisha has not only received the WREA award for her discoveries, but also recently received her first independent project grant to extend the scope of her studies in stem cell research, immunology and transplantation.

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Cure Cancer Australia Funding for Zeyad Nassar

Cure Cancer Australia Funding for Zeyad Nassar

Zeyad Nassar has also been awarded funding from Cure Cancer Australia for 2019.

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Funding for Maggie Centenera and Zeyad Nassar

Maggie Centenera

Maggie Centenera and Zeyad Nassar have both been successful in the latest round of funding from the University of Adelaide Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Emerging Leadership Mentored Development Program.

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Extension of Movember / PCFA Funding for our Lipids and Prostate Cancer Project

Prostate Cancer project team

We are pleased to announce that our Lipids and Prostate Cancer program, funded by Movember and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, has been extended for a further 2 years until the end of 2020.

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Australian Cancer Research Foundation funding for the Centre for Integrated Cancer Systems Biology

Australian Cancer Research Foundation Funding for the Centre for Integrated Cancer Systems Biology

Lisa Butler is part of a team that has been awarded $2.5 million in funding from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation for the Centre for Integrated Cancer Systems Biology.

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Prostate Cancer Research Group fundraises for Movember

Movember 2018

This year we again joined forces with our collaborators around Australia to raise money for Movember, who fund our Lipids and Prostate Cancer program.

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Suraiya Onesha joins PCRG for a summer placement

Suraiya Onesha

Final year Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) student Suraiya Onesha has joined our group for 6 weeks over the Summer period to hone her technical and research skills.

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