WELCOME TO BCBA

Brain Cancer Biobanking Australia (BCBA) is a virtual biobank hub established to provide researchers easy access to the amount, quality and type of tissue and associated data they need to accelerate both paediatric and adult translational brain cancer research.

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News

  • Thank you and Christmas Greetings from BCBA

    December 2019

    As 2019 draws to a close and BCBA notches up 5 years in operation, we would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to our amazing collaborators and incredibly generous supporters. We look forward to continuing our journey on the road to a cure with you in 2020.

    Very best wishes to all for a Happy Christmas.

  • BCBA's Registry Project wins best poster award at COGNO!

    November 2019

    A/Prof Lindy Jeffree, Clinical Lead on the BCBA National Paediatric and Adult Brain Cancer Clinical Registry project, was presented with Best Poster Award by COGNO Chair, Prof Anna Nowak, at the recent Annual Scientific Meeting of the brain cancer clinical trials group in Sydney.

    Congratulations to Lindy for her presentation which was based on the very comprehensive Brain Cancer Clinical Registry Feasibility Study instigated by BCBA Founder/Director, Robyn Leonard and developed for BCBA by Health Informatics consultant, Dr Eric Browne. The project was supported by a 2018 grant from Roche Australia.

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Events

  • Bike Ride for Brain Cancer

    3rd - 4th April 2020

    BCBA’s fundraising arm, the Brain Cancer Collective, will hold the annual 2 day 240km Bike Ride for Brain Cancer on 3rd and 4th April in 2020. The boutique ride takes a scenic route from Sydney to the Hunter Valley and finishes with a long lunch in the beautiful grounds of Calais Estate Winery. We hope that you will join us on the road and support our efforts to advance brain cancer research. 

    Registrations for the 2020 Bike Ride for Brain Cancer are now open. For more information click here