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

  • March 26, 2015

    60 Minutes Joins the Fight Against Brain Tumors

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    Tune-in this Sunday (3/29) to the esteemed weekly news program “60 Minutes” on CBS for an in-depth segment (part one of a two-part series) on potential new treatments for glioblastom

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  • March 24, 2015

    National Brain Tumor Society Announces Appointment of New National Development Officer

    Samantha Masterson to join largest brain tumor nonprofit in United States National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today announced the appointment Samantha Masterson as its new National Development Officer. “Samantha is an accomplished, experienced and successful development professional, and we are excited for her […]

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  • March 18, 2015

    Spreading Kisses for Ken

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    When Tama Cobb’s nephew Kenny was just a little boy, he was drawn to the number 18. Like many young children, Kenny was incredulous to the larger world around him. “The biggest number to him was 18,” says Tama. “He used to say “I lo

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