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 28, 2017

    Lighting Up Like Fireworks: A First-Person Brain Tumor Journey Captures Headlines

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    Today is “Rare Disease Day” in America. Brain tumors are technically categorized as a rare disease, though at National Brain Tumor Society we like to say, “it’s the rare disease that eve

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  • February 27, 2017

    Brain Tumor Research Highlights: February 2017

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    See January 2017’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 i

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  • February 23, 2017

    this is… not the end. A brain tumor documentary concludes, celebrating life

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    “Life is fragile,” Jennifer Keenan Giliberto said. The Georgia photographer’s work shows the complex fragility and strength of the human spirit. She’s also a brain tumor survivor. In May of 2015, I cove

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