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

  • June 1, 2017

    Thank you for being on our team – BTAM 2017

    Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) in 2017 was all about taking action together. To many in the brain tumor community, awareness isn’t the sole issue, it’s finding ways to connect raising the profile of this disease w

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  • May 29, 2017

    Brain Tumor Research Highlights: May 2017

    See April’s Brain Tumor Research Highlights, here. Over the years, NBTS has given more than $35 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in advancing the neuro-oncology field

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  • May 26, 2017

    Guest Blog: Navigating the Brain Tumor Journey as Part of a Community

    Nancy Cincotta is the Psychosocial Director, Camp Sunshine* at Sebago Lake. Regardless of where you are in life, a diagnosis of a brain tumor is daunting. You and your family may feel disconnected from the world you had previously been part of, an

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