September 21, 2022

September 26 is Brain Cancer Awareness Day. This year the focus is on high grade glioma (HGG). We have highlighted all of the projects we have committed funding to relating to research in HGG....

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CERN x RCD Seed Grant Launches New $3M Ependymoma Research Project

August 25, 2022

This first appeared on CERN. Discoveries from the 2020 CERN Robert Connor Dawes Pediatric Fellowship, supported by the National Brain Tumor Society, to Dr. Chan Chung in Dr. Sriram Venneti’s...

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New clinical trial now open for children with deadly brain cancers.

August 24, 2022

This was first posted on ANZCHOG An international clinical trial testing the latest promising drugs for children diagnosed with a deadly brain cancer is now open in Australia and will open soon in...

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RCD Wrap Up: International Symposium on Paediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO)

July 14, 2022

The Robert Connor Dawes (RCD) Foundation proudly sponsored the 20th International Symposium on Paediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO) in Hamburg, Germany this June. The conference attracted more than 400...

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Outcomes of Travel Grants

June 2, 2022

Outcomes of Travel Grants for Fiscal year ending 2022  We warmly congratulate the following grant recipients for the 20th International Symposium on Paediatric Neuro- Oncology (ISPNO) in Hamburg,...

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Brawn for the brain: Over $93,000 USD raised for Connor's Erg Challenge

March 2, 2022

Thank you to all of the individuals, schools, gyms and teams who used their brawn for brains! Our seventh Connor's Erg raised over $93,000 USD ($128,000+ AUD!) for paediatric brain cancer matters, our...

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DIPG/DMG Collaborative SIOPe Grant Presentation

March 2, 2022

We're a proud Foundational Sponsor of the DIPG/DMG Collaborative.  We invest $10,000 USD annually along with over 20 foundations to help fund vital DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma) research....

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Kendra Maass receives 2022 CERN Robert Connor Dawes Scientific Fellowship Award

January 26, 2022

We’re thrilled to announce the recipient of the 2022 Robert Connor Dawes Foundation CERN Fellowship – Dr Kendra Maass, scientist at the Hopp Children's Tumor Center Heidelberg (KiTZ) and German...

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Making Waves: New Episode with Dr Kim Wark

December 21, 2021

Liz talks with Dr Kim Wark, an experienced researcher, who now is the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation Research Manager. Liz discusses with Kim all the exciting projects the foundation is currently...

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Spotlight on Medulloblastoma: Freddie

September 23, 2021

Sunday 26 September  is Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, this year the focus is on medulloblastoma brain cancer.   How old was Freddie when he was diagnosed?  Freddie was seven...

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