Professor Terry Johns + Telethon Kids Research Update

February 8, 2021

The outcomes for children with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and ependymoma cancer have barely changed in 30 years. The ependymoma cure rate is less than 60% and DIPG is nearly always fatal....

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INTRODUCING OUR NEW RESEARCH MANAGER: DR. KIM WARK

January 28, 2021

New year, new faces! Joining the RCDF team is our newly appointed Research Manager, Dr. Kim Wark. We're committing nearly a million dollars in funding to key projects each year, and having...

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Q&A with RCDF Events Manager Stuart Forder

January 27, 2021

We're pleased to announce the hire of our very first Events Manager, Stuart Forder! Our Foundation relies heavily on our events to raise our revenue and it felt like the right time to bring someone...

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About Childhood Brain Cancer

December 11, 2020

What is a brain tumour? Brain tumours include types of brain cancer, however not all brain tumours are cancerous. Brain tumours are the growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain or...

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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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CERN & Robert Connor Dawes Pediatric Fellowship

November 25, 2019

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipient of the Robert Connor Dawes CERN Pediatric Fellowship Congratulations to Chan Chung from the University of Michigan (sponsored by Dr. Sriram...

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Connor's Run hockingstuart video recap

October 29, 2019

hockingstuart offices from all over Victoria came together to take part in Connors Run 2019, this is the video they put together and we think it's awesome! A big thank you to hockingstuart and all...

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Educational video series with Dr. Greg Wheeler

September 30, 2019

The PNET Cancer Foundation has facilitated the production of a series of educational videos with Dr. Greg Wheeler – a leading paediatric radiologist and oncologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer...

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CERN Foundation - RCD Paediatric Fellowship Announcement

August 29, 2019

We are excited to announce the call for application for the second Robert Connor Dawes Pediatric Fellowship. The CERN Foundation has partnered again with the RCD Foundation to provide support for a...

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Thank You for Going Grey Your Way

June 4, 2019

During the month of May more than 20,000 people at schools and workplaces across Victoria, and interstate, took part in Go Grey in May. Previously known as Brain Week, this was our first year of...

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