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

  • August 25, 2016

    August Brain Tumor Research Highlights

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    SEE THE JULY 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 made in advancing the neuro-oncology field closer

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  • August 22, 2016

    Liquid Biopsies for Brain Tumors: Can We Improve Diagnosis, Treatment Decisions, and Research All Via One Advancement?

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    New research, supported by the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative, is paving the way for new advances in the diagnosis, monitoring, treatment planning, and research of brain tumors – both primary and metastatic. Dr. Ingo

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  • July 29, 2016

    From The CEO’s Desk: New Expertise But Same Passion Will Help Drive Our Mission Forward

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    Earlier this week, the National Brain Tumor Society announced the addition of three new members to our national Board of Directors. Each new member brings an exciting and diverse range of knowledge a

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