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 Round up for sick kids at Officeworks! June 15, 2020 Read more Super special virtual visit for sick kids! June 5, 2020 Read more Amazing Molly does it again! June 4, 2020 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.