Research Centre

Articles and Updates

To date, in our fight against brain cancer, the Foundation has raised $4.7million in just 4 years, funded a Brain Cancer Biobank, Travel Grants Program, 10 research projects (including 2 Fellowships) and a Brain Cancer Care Coordinator! 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!

Biobank Update

The Mark Hughes Foundation funded Brain Cancer Biobank which forms part of the Hunter Cancer Biobank (HCB) and works in...

Clinical Trials Access for Patients

The National Brain Cancer Mission has identified the importance of timely access to Brain Cancer clinical trials for all patients. Sometimes...

Beanie For Brain Cancer campaign has funded three years of research for Dr Kelly McKelvey

THE success of the Beanie For Brain Cancer campaign has afforded the immediate funding of a medical research fellowship honouring...

Leading clinician accepts first Fellowship for brain cancer research

Funded by the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF), nationally renowned radiation oncologist Dr Mike Fay has been named the inaugural recipient...

Banking on National Approach for Brain Cancer Research Register

Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) is spreading its funding wings nation-wide with a new grant for Brain Cancer Biobanking Australia (BCBA)...

An update from Demi Lund about our Brain Cancer BioBank

Our biobank contains tissue and blood samples donated by generous people who are undergoing a diagnosis and treatment for brain...

Vive Howell's Report from her Inaugural International Cancer Conference

Read about Vive Howell's report from her inaugural international cancer conference, funded by MHF travel grants.

From Professor Nilsson

Research Program has focused its recent efforts on the development of small molecules (new drug therapies), sensitising brain cancer cells...