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

  1. December 15, 2014

    A Step Toward Identifying Risk Factors for Glioma

    In 2007, the National Brain Tumor Society provided funding for an international project to search for more clues to one of the biggest mysteries of brain tumors – what causes them to develop. This week, researchers from this project, dubbed the Gliogene Consortium, published preliminary results from their study, which suggest rare mutations in a […]

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  2. December 8, 2014

    National Brain Tumor Society Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer

    Sally M. Davis named CEO of largest brain tumor nonprofit in the U.S. following national search National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, has concluded its national search process and, today, announced the selection of Sally M. Davis as its new Chief Executive Officer. “National […]

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  3. December 1, 2014

    Help National Brain Tumor Society make this GivingTuesday Remarkable

    In my ten months as the social media manager, I have been in constant contact with the brain tumor community, and I am always impressed with how this community shares information, lobbies congress, and enthusiastically walks, rides and races towards a cure. Tomorrow is GivingTuesday, a global celebration of generosity. GivingTuesday is also one of the big […]

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