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

  • May 5, 2015

    National Brain Tumor Society Celebrates Brain Tumor Awareness Month With New Campaign & Activities

    Month of May to feature advocacy and social media campaigns, along with fundraising and awareness events National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, announced its full slate of activities for May, which is recognized nationally as Brain Tumor Awareness Month in the United States. “Receiving […]

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  • April 29, 2015

    It’s Your Fight, It’s OUR Fight: Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2015

    2015-BTAMQuadrant

    Brain Tumor Awareness Month kicks off on May 1. People from all over the United States come together and raise the profile of the brain tumor community and the issues we face. At NBTS, we’re exceptionally blessed to have a gro

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  • April 14, 2015

    In Memory of Dr. Andrew Parsa

    National Brain Tumor Society is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Andrew (Andy) Parsa yesterday morning, April 13, 2015. Dr. Parsa had been serving as Chairman of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, having previously been a Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University […]

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