The Queensland Minister for Health, The Hon. Stephen Robertson, MP, will open a world-first tumour-cell testing facility at The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) on Wednesday, March 5, at 11.15am for 11.30am.

The Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Brain Tumour Research Centre, established thanks to a $1.14 million donation from the Foundation, may lead to more effective treatments for brain cancer.

Where: The opening ceremony will be held at the Queensland Brain Institute, Building #79, Upland Road, at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus.

Speakers at the ceremony include ACRF chair, Mr Tom Dery, UQ Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Greenfield, AO, and QBI Director, Professor Perry Bartlett.

MEDIA: QBI Director, Professor Perry Bartlett (telephone 3346 9560). QBI Communications (0403 601 066). David Brettell at the ACRF 02 9223 7833 or Shirley Glaister at UQ Communications (3365 1931).