August 2nd, 2016

OVERLOAD Art Exhibitions Tasmania

We are very fortunate to have a team of dedicated volunteers and talented artists in Tasmania willing to help raise awareness of haemochromatosis through their art. Once again there will be two fabulous art exhibitions running through Haemochromatosis Awareness Week (8 – 14 August) and beyond. Many of the works have an OVERLOAD theme, telling […]

August 2nd, 2016

Haemochromatosis Awareness Week

Haemochromatosis Awareness Week runs from 8 – 14 August this year. It’s a time to focus attention on haemochromatosis and for people like you and me to raise awareness of the condition in the community. Why do we need to do that? Because haemochromatosis is still diagnosed far too late for many people. Others struggle for years […]

June 30th, 2016 Image of people at lecture

Conference Brisbane 6 – 7 August 2016

The 2nd Biennial Australasian Haemochromatosis Conference is only five weeks away.. The conference will be held at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Herston, Brisbane on the weekend of 6 -7 August. Speakers We now have two international keynote speakers and a strong line up of Australian experts confirmed as speakers. Professor John Crowe from […]

June 21st, 2016

Paul Cox Dies of Liver Cancer at 76

Paul Cox, the great Australian film director and prolific independent film-maker has lost his battle with liver cancer at the age of 76. Paul was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2009 and only a last-minute liver transplant saved his life. At that time he was diagnosed with haemochromatosis and advanced iron overload which had led […]

March 30th, 2016

Melbourne Haemochromatosis Research Study Recruiting

Would you like to help with a haemochromatosis research study? The HFE Fibrosis Study team, a Melbourne based research study team are recruiting volunteers to take part in a study to validate the use of non-invasive tests for liver fibrosis in people who have genetic haemochromatosis and high levels of serum ferritin. If you have […]