Lions Medical Research Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new researcher. Dr Olivia Holland has been awarded a fellowship and will commence formally with the Foundation on 1 May 2019. Olivia has a wide area of research with a focus on maternal and child health, and gestational diabetes. We look forward to […]
This week is Brain Awareness Week and LMRF Researcher Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka has had much pleasure in hosting two international experts in Parkinson’s disease from the USA. Professor Zoltan Mari and Associate Professor Gregory Pontone have been visiting the Neuro Mental Health Unit at the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR). Prof Zoltan Mari […]
Shayna Sharma is working under the supervision of Dr Carlos Salomon (Lions Medical Research Foundation Fellow), in the Exosome Biology Lab at UQCCR. She is a third year-PhD student, working on the early detection of ovarian cancer. ABOUT SHAYNA : Fiji born but growing up in Australia, Shayna was always passionate about science and its […]
In October last year, the University of Queensland held their 9th annual International Postgraduate Symposium which provides postgraduate students in biomedical sciences with an outstanding opportunity to present their research, listen to expert presentations and discuss their research with students and distinguished researchers from acclaimed international universities. Students were able to attend presentations and network with […]
With the CONTAINERS FOR CHANGE program taking off at speed around the state, LMRF has registered for this program and our SCHEME ID is C10111738. Most clubs will be across this program but it’s as simple as each time you go to the collection/recycle point you can nominate that any money made from recycling goes to the […]
Lions Medical Research Foundation has gratefully received applications for the research fellowship being offered in 2019, and applications have now closed. All applications will now be assessed by a panel of medical experts, and an announcement will be made on 15 March 2019 with the Fellowship to commence on 1 April 2019.
Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka and The University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research recently played host to Dr Alexander Moreno, a Canadian neuropsychologist based in Montreal. With assistance from AGE-WELL, Alexander has been able to visit Queensland and work with Nadeeka on an international collaboration. Here he answers a few questions about his work. How did you […]
At the LMRF Annual General Meeting on Sunday 11 November 2018, two new Directors were elected to the Board. We welcome Tony Hall from the Lions Club of Tamborine Mountain in District 201Q1 and Bernadette Moore from the Lions Club of Buderim in District 201Q4. The Foundation now has a full complement of Directors with […]
Student volunteers are breathing new life into aged care facilities in a University of Queensland program that could help shape the future of the sector. UQ School of Psychology PhD candidate Nicole Walker said the Good Neighbour program aimed to improve the quality of care and life in the residential aged care. “It is a social […]
The Queensland and Northern NSW Lions Medical Research Foundation wishes to announce the opening of a grant fellowship, and invites all suitable applicants to respond. The term is for three years beginning 1st April 2019. An application form and criteria relevant to the grant may be downloaded HERE. Applications close 30th November 2018.