Our Research

Advance Research

Conquering and curing brain tumors – once and for all.

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.

Our funding strategy

Our Funding Strategy

Driven by the needs of this community, we have funded more than $38 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 6, 2019

    Supercharging Radiation for Glioblastoma Patients

    Treatment with radiation is a hallmark for glioblastoma patients. After surgery to remove as much of the tumor as possible, radiation is used to treat patients in almost every instance, regardless if they are pursuing standard

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  • February 26, 2019

    National Brain Tumor Society’s 2019 Legislative Agenda

    National Brain Tumor Society’s annual “Legislative Agenda” sets forth our priorities for public policy* in the coming year, identifying ways to affect change for the brain tumor community through congressional advocacy. These priorities

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  • February 21, 2019

    Q&A: Brain Science Foundation Founders, Steven & Kathy Haley

    Earlier this week, NBTS announced a new partnership with the Brain Science Foundation to launch a Meningioma Research Fund. The Brain Science Foundation has a history and track record of success in funding brain tum

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