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. September 29, 2014

    Making Sense of Project Impact: Preclinical testing

    As part of our effort to raise awareness during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we created an infographic about our newest initiative that aims to get new and better treatments to children with brain tumors – Project Impact. Today, we want to spend some time talking about a major piece of that initiative, the so-called “preclinical […]

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  2. September 25, 2014

    Oligodendroglioma Research Fund: An Update & History

    Oligodendroglioma is a rare form of brain cancer, making up only 4% of all diagnosed primary brain tumors. Because of its relative rarity, research efforts on this tumor type lagged behind many more prevalent forms of brain tumors and cancer. To address this issue, the National Brain Tumor Foundation, later merging with the Brain Tumor […]

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  3. September 18, 2014

    Blogger Roundtable: Reflections and Goals

    Fall is often a time of reflection. For our second Blogger Roundtable, we asked bloggers to submit a post from the summer that they wanted to share with the brain tumor community. The bloggers we are featuring today share a common theme: they reflect on the months and years of their treatments and think about […]

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