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Professor Ian Frazer AC

Cervical Cancer vaccine Gardasil

Dr Tracey Bjorkman

Researching Hypoxic Ischemia in new born and premature babies

Dr Carlos Salomon

Ovarian Cancer researcher

Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka

Parkinson's Disease researcher

The Queensland & Northern New South Wales Lions Medical Research Foundation

Today's research is tomorrow's cure

The Queensland & Northern New South Wales Lions Medical Research Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the provision of funding for world class medical research that improves the standard of health for all Australians and people throughout the world.

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    • SPARQ-ed Students wanted..

      SPARQ-ed Students wanted..

      The SPARQ-ed (Students Performing Advanced Research Queensland) program is running a course from 9 to 13 July and there are still places for students from regional and remote areas. If you know …Read More »


      Our Multiple District Convention at Townsville was an outstanding success and big congratulations are in order for LMRF Director, PDG Dianne Pyers, Convention Committee Chair and her team from Q2. …Read More »
    • Ian Frazer inducted into Royal Society of Edinburgh

      Ian Frazer inducted into Royal Society of Edinburgh

      Co-inventor of the cervical cancer vaccine, Professor Ian Frazer has been honoured by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. University of Queensland’s Professor Frazer has been made a Corresponding Fellow in …Read More »
  • Since it began in 1963, the Lions Medical Research Foundation has supported internationally recognized medical research in a diversity of areas. The Foundation does this by funding early career medical scientists. The nurturing of these researchers, results in future medical successes, giving health benefits to all. Some examples of research: Parkinson's Disease, kidney disease, Asthma, Urodynamics, Anti-venom, Immunology, Ophthalmology, Toxicology, Perinatal, Schizophrenia, Diabetes, Skin Cancer, Cord Blood, In-vitro Corneal Transplant, Cancer therapies, bone and joint disease and many others.

    This research has given a greater understanding of disease, its causes and treatments. Not only has this research improved methods of treatment but also methods of prevention. The Foundation has provided much needed and important funding into health and cancer research that has assisted greatly in the search and gain of successful cures.


  • Patron: His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland

    The QLD & Northern NSW Lions Medical Research Foundation is a Deductible Gift Recipient so your donation will be tax deductible.

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