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

  • February 12, 2015

    Video Blog: Advocate on Behalf of the Brain Tumor Community at Head to the Hill 2015

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    Over the years, the National Brain Tumor Society reports on the actions of our advocates and how important they are to making vital changes in brain tumor policy and research. But have you ever read

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  • February 9, 2015

    Precision Medicine, Adaptive Clinical Trials, and Defeat GBM

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    President Barack Obama sent waves through the national news media when he announced during his 2015 State of the Union Address that he would be launching a “precision medicine” initiative. “O

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  • January 20, 2015

    National Brain Tumor Society Receives Four-Star Rating From Top Independent Charity Evaluator

    Charity Navigator awards National Brain Tumor Society its coveted 4-star rating National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, has been awarded the top rating of four stars from the leading independent charity review source, Charity Navigator. This rating publicly designates the National Brain Tumor Society […]

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