Home Get involved Volunteer 1 May 2019 NewsAustralia’s first dedicated paediatric brain cancer research centreThe Children’s Hospital Foundation launched the Centre for Child and Adolescent Brain Cancer Research (CCABCR) last week at the QCH. The Australian-first ‘virtual’ centre is solely focused on paediatric brain cancer, treatment and survivorship, and brings together world-leading researchers, doctors and facilities to boost brain cancer research capacity and outcomes in Queensland and beyond.CHQ’s Senior Medical Officer for Oncology, Dr Tim Hassall (pictured with patient and CCABCR ambassador, Mitchell Cawthray), is a co-director of the centre and will guide its operations alongside others from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Queensland University of Technology – Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, The University of Queensland’s Institute of Molecular Bioscience, The Diamantina Institute and Queensland Brain Institute. Congratulations to all involved in bringing this exciting project to life! chevron_leftPrevious articleShare Next articlechevron_rightLatest News & Events Top Lineup to Host 2019 Nine TelethonOctober 15, 2019 Read more Go the distance for sick kids this November!October 14, 2019 Read more The space that colour forgot!October 11, 2019 Read moreSubscribe for the latest newsThere is always something interesting happening in our world. Little wonders that happen every day. Miracles of science. Personal achievements of brave and beautiful young kids we will share with you in our enewsletter.