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The Cybec Foundation

The Royal Melbourne Hospital: Department of Urology




In 2000 the Foundation became interested in research work being conducted by the Urology Department at the Royal Melbourne Hospital under the leadership of Professor Anthony Costello, and decided to support two postgraduate research projects. This association has continued, and the Foundation has supported several further projects.

The projects supported are:




Dr Jeremy Grummet Laser welding of the anastomosis in radical prostatectomy


Ms Helen O'Connell Catheter management in radical prostatectomy



Dr Jeremy Grummet Tissue adhesive anastomosis for laparoscopic radical prostatectomy



Dr Tim Larner targeted MRI contrast for the accurate staging of prostate cancer



Dr Niall Corcoran and Ms Meri Najdovska Two studies relating to the management of prostate cancer



Dr David Syme Selenate and prostate cancer



Matthew Fankhauser Improved methods of treatment for prostate cancer.



Nikhil Sapre Gene expression in bladder cancer







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