International Brain Tumour Awareness Week 2022

Tuesday 01 November 2022

29th October - 5th November

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Brain cancer is still the leading cause of cancer death in children and adults aged under 40 in Australia. We want to change that and are excited to announce an additional $321,763 for life-changing brain tumour research projects as part of our latest grant round! This is only possible thanks to our amazing donors who give to truly make a difference and fight against this insidious disease

Pictured left to right:

  • Dr Lisa Ebert - Initiation of the KARPOS clinical trial to treat glioblastoma (GBM).
  • Dr Nirmal Robinson - Evaluating CD47 regulated mechanisms to treat GBM.
  • Dr Melinda Tea - A new approach to enhance immunotherapy for GBM.
  • Dr Melinda Tea - GelCount equipment to accelerate assessment of potential new therapies.
  • Prof Michael Brown - Increasing effectiveness of immunotherapy in childhood brain cancer.
  • Dr Sunita Ramesh - Limiting invasive capabilities of GBM cells.
  • Dr Briony Gliddon - Roles of sphingosine kinase 1 and 2 in GBM.

The NRF is also sponsoring and facilitating the inaugural Brain Tumour Research SA Symposium this November, bringing together the brightest medical research minds to collaborate and translate their knowledge into new treatments

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