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

  • July 14, 2016

    Top Five Blogs From April – June 2016

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    Did spring just fly by? We think so, too! It feels like just yesterday that we were getting energized for May’s Brain Tumor Awareness ACTION Month 2016, and now we’re halfway through July and Summer 2016… As the dog day

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  • July 12, 2016

    Guest Blog: A Life’s Work

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    Dr. W.K. Alfred Yung is Professor of Neuro-Oncology and Cancer Biology, as well as the Margaret and Ben Love Chair of Clinical Cancer Care, at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Yung rec

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  • June 30, 2016

    From the CEO’s Desk: June, 2016

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    Dear NBTS Community: I just returned from Washington, D.C. after participating in Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit. I was joined by three outstanding and dedicated volunteers, advocates a

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