Since its formation in May 2014 the Mark Hughes Foundation has funded the following initiatives:

  • Introducing Jennifer Fleming, MHF Research Development Coordinator

    Researchers: Jennifer Fleming

    Jenn's is the first role recruited into the research team established through our $7.5 million dollar philanthropic commitment to The University of Newcastle. Jenn will be a key member of the team, supporting the Mark Hughes Foundation Chair in Brain Cancer.

    Jenn is an Alumnus of the University of Newcastle, and holds a PhD in Public Policy and Regulation (University of Queensland), completing her Doctoral Thesis on 'Biobanks: Perspectives of Professionals, Tissue Donors and the Public on Tissue Banks and the related Ethical and Legal Challenges of Consent, Linkage and Disclosure of Results.

    Jenn is passionate about the role of community engagement in translating knowledge into action and embedding translational research into clinical practice.

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