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 19, 2017

    Leader from St Jude, and NBTS-funded Researcher, Sees ‘Desperate Need for Acceleration’ in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research

    “Time is short,” says Dr. Suzanne Baker. “The survival time is so very short for these children. So the time frame for developing new therapies is in desperate need of acceleration.” Dr. Baker was speaking about one the mo

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  • September 14, 2017

    Defeat GBM Research Collaborative – Core-By-Core Progress: Biomarkers Core

    In NBTS’ first “Expert Series” blogs in 2017, we examined the topic of neurosurgery. Now, we’ll take a look, Core-by-Core, on the progress being made by our Defeat GBM (glioblastoma) Research Collaborative. Just a few weeks ago,

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  • September 13, 2017

    From the CEO’s Desk: Let’s Lean In During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    About this time last year, the National Brain Tumor Society was down in Washington, D.C. at the famous National Press Club with a number of partners and collaborators to officially announce the launch of “Project Impact: A Campaign to

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