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

  • September 30, 2016

    From the CEO’s Desk: Pediatric Brain Tumors – Circling the Square

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    On September 12th the National Brain Tumor Society announced a major new campaign to defeat pediatric brain tumors which seeks to bridge the gap between the latest science happening in laboratories and

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  • September 28, 2016

    September Brain Tumor Research Highlights

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    Read the September Brain Tumor Research Highlights Here.  Over the years, NBTS has given more than $32 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has ma

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  • September 27, 2016

    Guest Blog: Is Help on the Way for Pediatric Cancers?

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    As each distinguished guest spoke at the Capitol Hill briefing event on September 8, 2016, presented by the Alliance for Childhood Cancer and The American Cancer Society, I couldn’t help but picture a

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