DIPG cancer researcher Dr Matthew Dun thanks supporters as he races to find a cure

HUNTER cancer researcher Dr Matthew Dun has dedicated his first research paper on the deadly brain cancer, DIPG, to the fundraising "family" that made it all possible. Dr Dun has been in a race against time to find a cure for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) since his own daughter, four-year-old Josephine, was diagnosed

Leukaemia researcher’s desperate crusade to save critically ill daughter

Content by National Nine News - Sydney Bureau - Gabriella Rogers https://twitter.com/9NewsSyd/status/1139215861934411781 An Australian leukaemia researcher is in the battle of his life to stop his young daughter from succumbing to an incurable form of brain cancer. Dr Matt Dun has spent most of his professional life finding new treatments for leukaemia. But, when his

Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union rivals turn triathlon teammates in name of Matt Dun’s Run DIPG charity

Courtesy of the Newcastle Herald First came the rucks, the mauls, the scrums, the tackles and the fierce contests between the best in the Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union premier competition. Then, last year, came the diagnosis of an opponent's daughter with a brain stem cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). Now, this weekend comes the teaming

Sunday Tele readers rally behind doctor dad trying to save his daughter from brain cancer

A CANCER researcher’s heartbreaking quest to find a treatment for his daughter’s incurable brain cancer has led to an outpouring of donations. Since The Sunday Telegraph revealed Dr Matt Dun’s personal crusade last Sunday, more than $60,000 has been donated to his Run DIPG Gofundme account. The Newcastle-based cancer researcher is self-funding a world-first

Newcastle University and HMRI researchers dig deeper into childhood brain stem cancer DIPG

IT IS hard to believe something so stunning can be so very deadly, but these images taken by Hunter medical researchers offer an intimate look at a “ferocious” brain cancer that almost exclusively affects children. A team of University of Newcastle and HMRI researchers have begun to dig deeper into a brain stem cancer called diffuse

Hunter cancer researcher expands his focus to dig into the deadly DIPG after his daughter’s diagnosis with the aggressive brain stem cancer

IF Dr Matt Dun could spend every last cent he had on time, he would buy more. Instead, he is running in a race against it to find the missing pieces of the puzzle that could save children like his own little girl, Josephine. The University of Newcastle and HMRI biologist has spent almost a decade