Home Get involved Volunteer 1 May 2019 News Australia’s first dedicated paediatric brain cancer research centre The 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 article Share Next articlechevron_right Latest News & Events Nine Telethon Concert presents Missy Higgins with Eskimo Joe August 2, 2021 Read more A Lott more to play for July 30, 2021 Read more Mother of six wins life-changing prize thanks to act of kindness July 16, 2021 Read more Subscribe for the latest news There 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.