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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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  • Thank you to the Isabella and Marcus Foundation

    January 2019

    Isabella and Marcus, who lost their young lives to brain cancer, are the namesakes of the Foundation that has been a generous supporter of BCBA and its operations. This is the third year we have received a valuable $25,000 funding grant and we are very grateful to the Directors for their continued support. The Isabella and Marcus Foundation works with researchers in Australia to develop treatments for children with brain cancer.

    Read more about the Isabella and Marcus Foundation.

  • BCBA Founder named a 2018 AMP Tomorrow Maker

    December 2018

    We are delighted to announce BCBA Founder and Director Robyn Leonard has been named a 2018 AMP Foundation Tomorrow Fund recipient. Robyn was recognised for the creation of BCBA and its pioneering role in accelerating brain cancer research.
    “It’s wonderful to have BCBA recognised and supported to continue breaking new ground,” said Robyn.
    AMP’s Tomorrow Fund supports talented and innovative Australians across a diverse range of fields with grants.
     

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