MyBrisk eNews May 2024

Upcoming conferences, grant successes, researcher awards and newly released publications are some of the highlights in the October 2024 issue of MyBRISK eNews.

NBCF awards $1.5 million grant to breast screening

MyBRISK’s Professor John Hopper has been working in the BRAIx program, with partners St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research, BreastScreen Victoria, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, and the Australian Institute of Machine Learning at the University of Adelaide, that is jointly developing AI models to improve breast cancer screening. Professor Hopper and colleagues have recently discovered a new… Continue reading NBCF awards $1.5 million grant to breast screening

MyBRISK announces latest research grant recipients

MyBRISK Centre of Research Excellence congratulates the three recipients of its second round of research grants: (left to right) Professor Rik Thompson, Professor Enes Makalic, and Associate Professor Wendy Ingham. MyBRISK CI: Professor Rik Thompson, Queensland University of TechnologyProject: Improved heparinase inhibitors to reduce mammographic density to enhance mammography and/or reduce breast cancer riskCollaborators: Konstantin Momot, Thomas… Continue reading MyBRISK announces latest research grant recipients

MyBRISK eNews October 2023

Grant successes, researcher awards, and newly released publications are some of the highlights in the October issue of MyBRISK eNews.

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Spotlight: Dr Osamah Al-qershi

Dr Osamah Al-qershi is a Research Fellow, Artificial Intelligence, at the University of Melbourne’s School of Population and Global Health. He explains how he is working with MyBRISK Centre of Research Excellence. What is the purpose of your research with MyBRISK CRE? I’m researching breast cancer, specifically focusing on how artificial intelligence (AI) can help… Continue reading Spotlight: Dr Osamah Al-qershi

MyBRISK announces research grant recipients

MyBRISK Centre of Research Excellence congratulates the recipients of its first round of research grants: Associate Professor Jennifer Stone (pictured above) from the University of Western Australia, and Professor Rik Thompson(below), from Queensland University of Technology. A second round of funding grants will be launched at a later date. Stay in touch with MyBRISK eNews for updates.  MyBRISK CI: A/Professor… Continue reading MyBRISK announces research grant recipients

Spotlight: Associate Professor Jennifer Brooks

Associate Professor Jennifer Brooks from the University of Toronto is nearing the end of a one-year sabbatical with MyBRISK in Melbourne. Jennifer leads a very similar program of work on risk-stratified screening for breast cancer in Ontario and Quebec.  We ask Jennifer about her experiences with the Canadian and Australian programs.  What is your position in… Continue reading Spotlight: Associate Professor Jennifer Brooks

Holistic approach to breast cancer screening

The way Australian women are screened for breast cancer could be fundamentally changed, thanks to a new NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence launched today at the University of Melbourne. The My Breast cancer RISK Centre (MyBRISK) will apply a holistic risk-based approach to breast cancer screening by considering multiple aspects of a woman’s risk of… Continue reading Holistic approach to breast cancer screening