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

  • October 3, 2017

    Top Five Blogs: July – September 2017

    July and August are prime months to get away for a break, relax, and enjoy the summer vacation season. And September welcomes everyone back to the ‘real world’ of school, sports, and normal work schedules. While unfortun

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  • September 26, 2017

    Brain Tumor Research Highlights: September 2017

    To see August’s Brain Tumor Research Highlights, click here. Over the years, NBTS has given more than $35 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in adva

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  • September 19, 2017

    Leader from St Jude, and NBTS-funded Researcher, Sees ‘Desperate Need for Acceleration’ in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research

    “Time is short,” says Dr. Suzanne Baker. “The survival time is so very short for these children. So the time frame for developing new therapies is in desperate need of acceleration.” Dr. Baker was speaking about one the mo

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