Robert Connor Dawes CERN Fellowship
Collaborative Ependymoma Research Network (CERN)
$100 000 over 2 years
In partnership with our US charity RCD USA, we’re funding a fellowship for the best and brightest researchers investigating Ependymoma.
Robert Connor Dawes PhD Research Scholarship
Monash Institute – Brain Cancer Discovery Collaborative (BCDC)
$75 000 over 3 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
$75 000 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
$80 000 (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.
$50 000 (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.