Other Projects we're
Robert Connor Dawes CERN Fellowship
Collaborative Ependymoma Research Network (CERN)
$120 000 over 2 years
In partnership with our US charity RCD USA, we’re funding a fellowship for the best and brightest researcher investigating Ependymoma. In November 2017, Dr. Claire King, Research Associate at the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Institute was selected by CERN as the fellowship recipient.More about Dr. King's work
Robert Connor Dawes Research Program
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI)
Headed up by Dr. Misty Jenkins the program will investigate how immunotherapy – treatments that harness the body’s own immune system to fight their cancer - can be tailored to treat paediatric brain cancer.
Robert Connor Dawes PhD Research Scholarship
Monash Institute – Brain Cancer Discovery Collaborative (BCDC)
$100 000 over 4 years
Increasing the number of young research talent taking an interest and entering the field of brain cancer means that more brains are on the job of finding new treatments.
Zero Childhood Cancer Program
Children’s Cancer Institute Australia
$100 000 over 3 years
Personalised medicine is literally the cutting edge of cancer treatment. Through new discoveries about how DNA and cancer are linked, individually targeted therapies can be investigated for each child.
Brain Cancer Biobanking Australia
COGNO / RCD Foundation
Providing researchers with access to the quantity and quality of tissue and data they need to accelerate brain cancer research.
Royal Children’s Hospital - CIKA
Assisting RCH’s brain cancer tissue bank. This donation is in memory of Pippa Rea with generous support from her family and friends.
Radiology Videographer / Patient Care Equipment
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
As part of care support, we’re increasing the radiology resources at Peter Mac to expand the patient video program. Providing computer equipment for the patient video program..
Music Matters Grants
$120 000 (to date)
Providing patients throughout Australia (referred via various children’s hospital referral programs) with accredited music therapy at home to help the heart sing and the mind heal.
$75 000 (to date)
Giving young researchers an opportunity to attend and present at important national and international industry conferences.
Yoga Matters Grants
Providing patients (referred via various rehabilitation centres) with yoga therapy at home to help the heart sing and the mind heal.
Industry Collaboration & Awareness Activities
Sponsoring conferences and seminars that gather the industry’s best minds and put the spotlight on brain tumour projects. This enables collaboration and begins forming a platform for the industry to form a plan for paediatric brain cancer.