The objective of Brain Tumour Research SA is to foster and enhance research into the cause, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of brain tumours.
- To enhance researcher-researcher and researcher-clinician interaction and collaboration in SA in the brain tumour space
- To maximise productivity and minimise duplication of research effort in SA
- To increase capacity in brain tumour research in SA
- To enhance the likelihood of securing Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), and other major infrastructure and project funding for brain tumour research in SA
- To raise public awareness and fundraising for brain tumour research in SA
- To empower SA researchers and clinicians to grow their brain tumour knowledge base in order to improve research outcomes and patient care
- To increase opportunities for local researchers, clinicians and patients to participate in translational research activities that bring novel diagnostics, interventions and therapies for brain tumours to SA
- To cooperate with other organisations in brain tumour research, both nationally and internationally.
- To work in collaboration with the Neurosurgical Research Foundation to raise funds for the above purposes.
About Dr Santosh Poonnoose
NRF Chair, Scientific Committee | NRF Board Member since 2020 | Director of South Australian Neurological Tumour Bank | Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders Private Hospital and Calvary Adelaide Hospital | Senior Lecturer of Neurosurgery, Flinders University
- Director of South Australian Neurological Tumour Bank
- Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon Flinders Medical Centre & Flinders Private Hospital and Calvary Adelaide Hospital
- Senior Lecturer of Neurosurgery, Flinders University.
Founder of the South Australian Neurological Tumour Bank Best Research Paper for the year 2000 – Awarded by the Neurological Society of India.
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