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From the CEO’s Desk: Outgoing Board Chair Michael Nathanson Leaves His Legacy On The Brain Tumor Community

Greetings and best wishes for a happy holiday season from the National Brain Tumor Society, I am writing today to share some news regarding our remarkably talented and committed Board of Directors. Over the past eight years, the last five as Chairman of the Board, NBTS has benefitted from the extraordinary leadership of Michael Nathanson. […]

Passionate About Patients: Q&A With New NBTS Chief Scientific Officer, Kirk Tanner

A couple of weeks ago, we introduced Kirk Tanner, PhD, as the National Brain Tumor Society’s new Chief Scientific Officer. The official announcement contained a good deal of biographical information regarding Kirk’s education, work history, and experience helping to develop new medicines as a senior director, staff scientist, and oncology research leader for a major […]

[Guest Blog] Endure4aCure: Brain Surgeon Becomes an “Ironman” to Support Patients

On July 22nd, Evan Winograd, a sixth-year neurosurgery resident who also does brain tumor research, completed the infamous “Ironman” challenge in Lake Placid, NY, as part of NBTS’ new Gray Nation Endurance program. Dr. Winograd “had never even run more than three miles (and even that was rare)” before July 2017. But after working with […]

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