“The Foundation engages some of Australia’s leading researchers by providing funds for their research projects and opening channels of communication with like-minded research organisations.”

Grants

Grants from the Tonkinson Colorectal Cancer Research Fund

The Research Fund engages and supports some of Australia’s leading researchers into colorectal cancer by providing appropriate funds for their research projects and opening channels of communication with like-minded research organisations both locally and internationally.

If you, or your research group, believe you can contribute to our work and may be eligible for a grant, then please contact us.

Grants have previously been awarded for work in the areas of:

- A study predicting the response to neo-adjuvant chemo-radiotherapy for patients with rectal cancer

- The role of T-regulatory cells in the immune system’s ability to control colorectal cancer

- The advantages and disadvantages of laproscopic surgery in patients with colorectal cancer.