How Your Money has Helped

Robyn Leonard and MHF members Kirralee Hughes and Kris Buderas at the HMRI Award

Robyn Leonard and MHF members Kirralee Hughes and Kris Buderas at the HMRI Awards.

Funds raised to date have supported:

  1. The establishment of the first specialised Brain Cancer Care Coordinator, a role that supports brain cancer patients across the Hunter New England Health District, a research project which aims to produce a best practice model for replication across the country .
  2. A state of the art brain cancer biobank and funding for a national biobank platform to provide open access to a broad range of quality brain cancer tissues and related blood samples to researchers across the world.
  3. 2 Research Fellowships: Dr. Mike Faye in Radiation Oncology and Dr. Kelly McKelvey in pre-clinical models of treatment who received the Matt Callander Beanies for Brain Cancer Fellowship.
  4. A PHD project in IDH mutated tumours at SNOG
  5. Pilot project funding for research into improved and targeted treatment.
  6. The AIM Pediatric brain cancer research project in collaboration with the RCD Foundation

For more information about where MHF funds are used, please visit our Funded Research page.