Research Centre

Articles and Updates

To date, in our fight against brain cancer, the Foundation has raised over $20 million funded a Brain Cancer Biobank, Travel Grants Program, 10 research projects (including 2 Fellowships) and multiple Brain Cancer Care Coordinators! Here is where we can show you the results of that funding. Drop in here from time to time to see how your donations do make a difference. Together we can tackle brain cancer!

Breathing Space app

Researchers at the University of Newcastle want to hear about your experiences of caring or supporting a loved one with...

2020 Innovation Grants Round is NOW OPEN

Applications for the 2020 Round close at 5pm on the 14th September 2020.

MHF Fellowship - Dr Mike Fay

Dr Mike Fay has just finished a 3-year Fellowship supported by the Mark Hughes Foundation

Brain Cancer Awareness - Brain Donation

Cassandra Griffin, Manager at the Hunter Cancer Biobank, talks about Brain Donation

Where are we at finding a cure?

Dr Mike Fay talks about how the Mark Hughes Foundation are helping to find a cure for brain cancer.

NRL Beanie for Brain Cancer Fellowship Awarded

The 2019 NRL Beanie for Brain Cancer Round saw huge amount of beanies sold for the Mark Hughes Foundation and...


The Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) has added to the extensive list of world-class brain cancer research projects that it’s currently...

PHD Research Update

In 2015 the MHF Scientific Committee invested in a promising young PHD researcher with a project aiming to improve treatments...

Innovation Grants

Five highly innovative brain cancer research projects have received more than $725,000 in funding from the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF)...

New Research Article

Catching up with Research fellows Dr. Mike Fay and Dr. Kelly McKelvey. Dr Mike Fay and his team, based at...