Innovative new clinical trial to give hope to Australian kids with deadly brain cancer

September 17, 2020

INNOVATIVE NEW CLINICAL TRIAL TO GIVE HOPE TO AUSTRALIAN KIDS WITH DEADLY BRAIN CANCER The Robert Connor Dawes (RCD) Foundation is committing $250,000 to co-fund the NICHE-HGG trial, that will give...

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Smashing our FUNdraising goals

September 8, 2020

You did it (again!) Another FUNdraising goal reached, and we cannot thank you enough. These extra funds raised have allowed us to announce a number of new initiatives: The Gideon Gratzer and Grace...

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Alfie Chivers CRISPR Project

January 17, 2020

Hudson Institute of Medical Research is set to receive $226,000 over two years to fund its CRISPR research project, known as the Alfie Project. The project is named in honour of Sara Chivers and...

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Video Update

November 27, 2019

We love receiving updates from the labs we work with. In partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Northwestern Mutual, we provided Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston a $25,000...

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2020 Childhood Cancer Research Symposium

October 15, 2019

The 2020 Childhood Cancer Research Symposium is a key scientific event for paediatric cancer researchers and clinicians, with leading guest speakers from national and international organisations....

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Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day

September 25, 2019

Thursday, September 26 is the inaugural Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day coincides with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and aims to increase community...

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Funding Partnership to uncover new brain cancer treatments for kids

April 12, 2019

The Robert Connor Dawes Foundation has joined forces with the Ethan Davies Fellowship to co-fund a Telethon Kids Institute initiative aimed at uncovering new treatments for aggressive childhood brain...

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$10 million to be put towards clinical trials and studies in brain cancer

April 3, 2019

The Australian and New Zealand Children's Haematology/Oncology Group (ANZCHOG) and the Australian Brain Cancer Mission are set to receive $10 million over five years. The significant funding boost...

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Donald Cant Watts Corke partner with the RCD Foundation

December 20, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have recently signed a five year agreement with Donald Cant Watts Corke (DCWC). By signing this five year agreement, DCWC are pledging to invest in the future...

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New RCD-funded research to better diagnosis and treatment of supratentorial ependymoma

August 31, 2018

In December 2017 we announced the recipient of our $120,000 CERN Fellowship - Dr. Claire King, Research Associate at the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Institute. Eight months on, we're...

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