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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 year 10 to 12 students who are passionate about science, please encourage them to contact SPARQ-ed by email at sparqed@uq.edu.au or call 07 3443 6920. For […]


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. Several members from my Club of Rollingstone, proudly displayed their LMRF 1st Conventioneer’s ribbons and spoke enthusiastically about their experience. I guess I’m a bit […]

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 acknowledgement of his high international standing in the disciplinary domains of the Royal Society. The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland’s national academy of science […]

Volunteers for Dementia Research Project

Lions Medical Research Foundation Senior Research Fellow, Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka is working on a project entitled – “Novel Interventions to Reduce Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms in Dementia: Virtual Reality, Video-conferencing & Good Neighbour Program” and to support this research, an application for funding is being developed by The University of Queensland.  A core part of […]

Raewyn Andersen Memorial Golf Day

On Tuesday 20 March, the Lions Club of Sanctuary Cove Hope Island held the 2nd Annual Raewyn Andersen Memorial Golf Day at the Palms Golf Course, Sanctuary Cove. Registration for the event was from 11.00am with a shotgun tee off at 12.00 midday with Golfers playing a 4 Ball Ambrose Competition. Once golf was done […]

World Parkinson’s Day – 11 April

World Parkinson’s Day is 11 April, and Dr Nadeeka Dissanayaka, a Lions Medical Research Foundation Senior Research Fellow, is committed to improving quality of life for people suffering from incurable brain diseases like Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common brain diseases observed in late life with over 80,000 Australian suffering from this […]

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 […]

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

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