Spotlight on Brain Matters

August 25, 2017

The Australian Federal Government announces new focus on paediatric brain cancer. We are so excited! Yesterday was one of the biggest milestones in our charity’s history. Not only did the...

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AIM BRAIN at work - how Olivia's diagnosis inspired a $50k fundraising drive

July 23, 2017

Meet the incredible Melbourne family who’ve raised more than $51,000 for brain matters in just five months. Since receiving a shock diagnosis of their daughter Olivia’s ependymoma in January...

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Talking Health on 3AW

April 21, 2015

Each week Dr Sally Cockburn (Dr Feelgood) brings to the airwaves leading health experts to demystify medical topics. On April 19, she  sat down with our Liz Dawes and Dr Greg Wheeler from Peter Mac....

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ISPNO: International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro Oncology

July 29, 2014

  From Celia Williams, Research Liaison. My three days in Singapore listening to researchers and doctors explain the latest discoveries and potential treatments for paediatric brain tumours...

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Butterflies for brains

April 11, 2014

April 10th is International Ependymoma Day. The CERN Foundation in the US holds a butterfly release each year to celebrate those we miss and to spread hope to those currently affected by this brain...

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PhD Scholarship: Another brain on the job

December 6, 2013

We were very pleased Prof Terry Johns was able to attend and accept $25 000 that will go towards a PhD pediatric brain tumour researcher. As our most significant contribution to the battle against...

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Understanding ependymomas

May 25, 2013

Connor's brain tumour was an ependymoma. This is why the RCD Fund is supporting brain tumour matters and often specifically research areas that involve better understanding this rare type of primary...

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