Mark Hughes Foundation
Teaming up to save and improve the lives of everyone affected by brain cancer
The Mark Hughes Foundation Centre for Brain Cancer Research is committed to finding a cure and improving the lives of those affected by brain cancer.
Our transformative research brings together experts working at the forefront of their fields. We aim to advance brain cancer research and achieve the greatest impact for brain cancer patients and their families.
Survival rates for patients with brain cancer have not improved in 30 years. We are acting now, teaming up to find a cure and give hope to everyone affected by brain cancer.
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Committed to finding a cure
The Mark Hughes Foundation has teamed up with the University of Newcastle to tackle brain cancer. Together they have established the Mark Hughes Foundation Centre for Brain Cancer Research, located right here in the Hunter.
About the MHF Centre for Brain Cancer Research
The Mark Hughes Foundation Centre for Brain Cancer Research will drive critical research, education, and health care improvements for brain cancer patients, their families and carers.
By taking a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach, the MHF Centre for Brain Cancer Research encompasses discovery and clinical research for brain cancer. This is supported by cross-cutting research themes to ensure an integrated approach and rapid translation to clinical practice.
Since its formation in May 2014, the Mark Hughes Foundation has provided much needed funding for brain cancer research through its innovation grants.
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