Advance Research

Advance Research

We are working to drive research to better treatments, and ultimately a cure, as quickly as possible

From basic science to clinical trial designs, the National Brain Tumor Society partners with the world’s leaders in research, public policy, and clinical care to advance the understanding of brain tumors, expand the availability of new treatments, and drive the discovery of a cure. With targeted programs for both adult and pediatric brain tumors, as well as other strategic initiatives to improve access and approvals of newfound discoveries, we drive bold, innovative programs to ensure a brighter future.

Integrated Initiatives

Integrated Initiatives

Uniquely poised to drive change and progress throughout the drug discovery and development pipeline, our initiatives and programs further knowledge and deliver results to our community.

Our funding strategy

Our Funding Strategy

Driven by the needs of this community, we have funded more than $30 million dollars of promising and innovative research for both adults and pediatric brain tumors.

Research funding opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Our innovative funding models are designed to support rigorous scientific investigation and drive progress toward treatments and the discovery of a cure.

From the Blog

  1. April 11, 2014

    Recently in Brain Tumor Research…

    …A round-up of recent news important to the brain tumor community New Revelations on Relationship Between Low- and High-grade Gliomas A comprehensive genomic analysis of low-grade gliomas (grade II and III astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas, and mixed gliomas) of The Cancer Genome Atlas brain tumor studies found that low-grade gliomas can be sorted into three categories based [...]

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  2. March 31, 2014

    Reasons to Run: Brooke Howitt, MD, competes in the Boston Marathon to fight brain tumors

    On Patriots Day, April 21, 2014, runners from across the globe will compete in the annual Boston Marathon, one of the most renowned running competitions in the world. This year, the National Brain Tumor Society was fortunate enough to receive a number from the town of Newton, and we are excited to provide our number [...]

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  3. March 27, 2014

    Project Impact Gets to Work: Removing Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Treatments

    The choice of when to push change in a broken system, “depends largely on timing, opportunity, and the leverage of the people initiating the change,[1]” according to popular theories in system change. Moreover, to achieve systems change leaders must, “bring people addressing parts of the problem around the same table,” and by “…inviting new people [...]

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