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

  • May 28, 2015

    Beauty is more beautiful: A meningioma survivor uses art for expression and to raise funds for brain tumor research

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    Throughout the month, we’ve featured the stories of game developers creating apps to raise funds for brain tumor research, and featured a documentarian whose photos of a couple battling GBM are

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  • May 26, 2015

    Infographic: What brain tumor caregivers want

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    During July and August 2014, we asked the community to take part in the Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition Patient & Caregiver Survey to help inform the ongoing efforts of our Clinical T

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  • May 20, 2015

    this is … a brain tumor documentary unfolding in real time

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    Jennifer Keenan Giliberto’s photography captures life’s moments in an emotionally resonant way that transports the viewers into the narrative of each photo. Her meticulous eye is able to find and rec

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