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Date Claimer for TRI Visit

On Sunday 29th April 2018, Lions Medical Research Foundation, in partnership with The University of Queensland, will be presenting an opportunity for the Lions Clubs of Queensland and Northern New South Wales to  enjoy a presentation at the Translational Research Institute (TRI) from  researchers (past and present), and representatives from the Diamantina Institute and SPARQ-ed. Presentations will be followed […]


In 2018, Lions Medical Research Foundation is launching an Ambassador Program. This program is designed to engage Lions, Lioness and Leo Clubs to support the goals and objectives of Lions Medical Research Foundation. We are looking for people who are committed to their communities, see the benefits of medical research and prepared to be our eyes and […]

SPARQ-ed wins Award

Lions Medical Research Foundation has a commitment to the SPARQ-ed (Students Performing Advanced Research Queensland) program which is a unique educational facility founded as a partnership between the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute and the Department of Education and training located with the Translational Research Institute (TRI) in Brisbane. Students from around Queensland are offered opportunities to participate in week-long programs that allow […]

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

MESSAGE FROM DR CARLOS SALOMON February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and a time when the profile of ovarian cancer, its causes and cures, is highlighted across Australia. As a Lions Medical Research Foundation Senior Research Fellow, my team and I are at the forefront of ovarian cancer research. At the Exome Biology Laboratory, we are working […]

Don’t Dump it, Donate it !!

DON’T DUMP IT, DONATE IT ! Recycle your mobile phone and raise funds!! If you have a mobile phone that you no longer use, that is old, out of date and sitting in a drawer, then please send it to Lions Medical Research Foundation and we will recycle it. By allowing Lions Medical Research Foundation […]

Festive recipe from Chile

And for our final offer of the Season, here’s a recipe for Carlos’ favourite – Empanada. In Chile, the most traditional empanada filling is called “pino” which is a seasoned mixture of ground beef, onions, raisins and black olives, topped with hard-boiled eggs. Empanada dough is quick and easy to make and can be prepared […]

Festive recipe from Sweden

Janson’s Temptation Ingredients: 8-10 potatoes (Dutch cream or Sebago) 2 onions 1 jar of anchovies (100g) 1 ⅓ cup of cream ⅓ cup of bread crumbs 2 tablespoons of butter Method: Peel the potatoes and julienne, then rinse in cold water and dry Peel the onions and slice finely then fry on low heat until […]

Festive recipe from Sri Lanka

To celebrate the festive season, each of our researchers has given us a recipe reflecting their cultural heritage. Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka shares Kiribath, a traditional Sri Lankan rice dish. Ingredients 600g brown rice or white rice 4 cups of water a dash of salt 5 cup coconut milk Method First wash the rice & place in […]

Results are in!!

Now in its third year, the Spring for Research Annual Appeal raised over $19,000. All Clubs were actively encouraged to support this appeal and help Lions Medical Research Foundation achieve fundraising targets. Funds raised for medical research improve the quality of life for present and future generations, and of course assist current and future researchers.  […]

Foundation Line – Summer 17-18

The Summer 2017-2018 edition of Foundation Line is now available. In this edition we hear from Dr Robyn Rodwell, a former Lions Medical Research Foundation Fellow, and Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka, one of our current Fellows. We have an update from our new Chairman, Allan Turner and a farewell from our former Chairman, Austin (Aussie) Lanphier. […]

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