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You wouldn’t think there would be any silver linings for anyone diagnosed with prostate cancer but in Des Lawson’s case there was, except the linings were made of a little bit of gold.

Research projects

A PA Research Foundation funded study is changing the way nutrition is delivered to liver transplant patients, with the goal of speeding up healing and recovery and ultimately improving outcomes.

Patient stories

Mark Berthelsen credits the PA Hospital with saving his life, and the hospital’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit (BIRU) with getting him back to the life he loves, managing the family farm at Mundubbera.

Research projects

PA Research Foundation and its donors are bringing forward research into a potential game changer for the treatment of a disease that affects and sadly kills 1,405 Australians a year – melanoma.


Cancer research helping COVID patients

Based at the Translational Research Institute (TRI) at the PA Hospital campus, Dr Philp is a lead researcher in the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre of Queensland's (APCRCQ) Adipokine research team. The team is looking at adipocytokines, hormones secreted from body fat tissue, and the role they play in cancer progression, to develop treatments for patients with advanced prostate cancer.

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