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First Patient Receives World-first Brain Cancer Treatment

Published: May 21
In exciting news, the first patient in our joint clinical trial with QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute into a new treatment for brain cancer, has received the first dose of the world-first treatment. Read More »

Clinical Trial Now Open

Published: Feb 22
The Newro Foundation is working with the Queensland Institute for Medical Research (QIMR) on a joint clinical trial into a treatment for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Read More »

2023 Update

Published: Jun 27
The Newro Foundation has been at the forefront of ground-breaking neurosurgical research for more than a decade. In collaboration with our scientific partners at the QIMR/Berghofer centre, we have trialled novel immunotherapy strategies for the treatment of malignant brain tumours, which despite advances in surgical technique, chemotherapy and radiation treatment, remain incurable. Read More »

2020 Update

Published: Aug 12
The Newro Foundation has been busy working with our partners to run unique and world-leading trials aimed at finding better outcomes for brain tumour patients. We are actively recruiting patients for a number of clinical trials which are currently being undertaken. Read More »

Brisbane Sings' puts on an amazing show to raise funds for the Newro Foundation!

Published: Aug 8
Brisbane Sings is a community event featuring choirs and singing groups from all over the city performing separately and together. A massed choir of 500 voices and a stage band join together to present a highly entertaining show to raise funds for a chosen charity. This year Brisba… Read More »

Team Hannam completes the Gold Coast marathon!

Published: Jul 28
Media Release 28 July 2017 Bringing hope to brain cancer patients!  Craig Hannam and his team have brought hope to brain cancer patients by completing the Gold Coast marathon on Sunday, 2 July 2017. Craig Hannam is an inspirational member of the Newro Foundation, dedi… Read More »

Shorne's Walk for Brain Cancer

Published: Jul 29
Media Release 29 July 2016 800 kilometre walk to Brisbane to find a cure Every year over 1400 cases of malignant brain cancers are diagnosed in Australia and after watching his mate Garry Lawton pass f… Read More »

World-first GBM clinical trial

Published: Sep 24
Media Release  Hope for brain cancer patients with world-first clinical trial in Brisbane  A world-first immunotherapy treatment has offered hop… Read More »

Shorne's Walk for Brain Cancer

Published: Aug 24
Congratulations to Shorne Sanders who completed his epic 800 kilometre trek from Rockhampton to Brisbane on 19 August. Walking in memory of his friend Garry Lawton and also his mother, Shorne began his walk on 1 August to raise money for brain cancer research and raise awareness for the diseas… Read More »