Our Research

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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 11, 2020

    Update on the Impact of COVID-19 and NBTS Events & Activities

    Updated: March 19, 2020 New Resource Added: COVID-19: What the Brain Tumor Community Needs to Know Dear Brain Tumor Community, Due to ongoing concerns related to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the U.S. Centers of

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  • February 19, 2020

    Glioblastoma Models Get Boost From Cutting-Edge Tech

    Laboratory models are the backbone of cancer research and the development of new medicines. Researchers use models to study the biology of tumors like glioblastoma (GBM), as well as for testing the potential safety and effecti

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  • February 10, 2020

    Defeat GBM Research Collaborative: Progress Report (2018-2019)

    Over the past five years, the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative has stood as a testament to the power of ideas, collaboration, and the philanthropic partnership between patient advocacy nonprofits like NBTS and a dedicated community of

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