SUPPORTING BRAIN MATTERS IN AREAS OF RESEARCH, CARE AND DEVELOPMENT


IN MEMORY OF
ROBERT CONNOR DAWES

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THE MISSION

We’re all about changing the odds. To make brain tumours go the way of the dinosaurs. To support the science and in the meantime the patients. This is why our brain matters projects are in the areas of Research, Care & Development.

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OUR IMPACT

We’re proud of the many things we have achieved together with our community. Most recently we announced support for the next-gen tech of brain tumour molecular subtyping.

ERG Challenge: Wisconsin and Stanford

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Harry the hero: our latest ambassador

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SPIRITED
CONNOR

For 16 months, Connor’s brilliant mind, strong body and gentle soul faced off against an ependymoma. Like many others, his brains and brawn gave it all to fight against the poor odds. But on April 20, 2013, Connor’s own battle ended. Inspired by his spirit of Aeternum Fortis, we created the RCD Foundation   as a tribute to him and other brain tumour fighters.

Connor’s Story

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Nominated for Australian of the Year Award 2017 – Liz Dawes

Local Hero 2016 – Electoral Division of Goldstein – Liz Dawes

Victoria / Tasmania Park & Recreation 2015 – Event of the Year – Connor’s Run

Melbourne Awards 2015 – Community Event Finalist – Connor’s Run

Australia Day Award 2015 – Bayside Citizen of the Year – Liz Dawes

Australia Day Award 2014 – Bayside Event of the Year – Connor’s Run

THE RCD STORE

Goods that do good. And lots of them. Check out our top-selling socks.

 

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CONNOR’S SPIRIT KEEPS ON INSPIRING

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