Yoga with Patricia

May 28, 2021

On Saturday May 8th we were lucky enough to have Connor's yoga teacher Patricia take a small group through a one hour mindful and relaxing morning of Yoga on the Hampton Beach Foreshore. Luckily we...

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Seven Ways to Stay Motivated During Lockdown

May 27, 2021

Well, Victoria here we are again, another lockdown. We've done it before and we can do it again. We've come up with some fun and productive ways to get through the latest lockdown. 1. Register for...

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Brainy Breakfast 2021

May 14, 2021

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Brainy Breakfast on Thursday 13 May. And a very special thanks to our inspiring researchers: A/Prof Misty Jenkins, Dr Jason Cain and Dr Pratiti...

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Connor's Erg 2021

March 9, 2021

Thank you to all of the individuals and teams who used their brawn for brains, Connor’s Erg raised over $60,000 USD ($78,000+ AUD!) for paediatric brain cancer matters. It was a challenging year,...

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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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