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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 advancing the neuro-oncology field closer to better treatments and ultimately a cure. And while NBTS is currently focused on driving our flagship […]

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 most devastating pediatric cancers: pediatric high-grade gliomas. Pediatric high-grade glioma patients face prognoses measured most often in […]

Defeat GBM Research Collaborative – Core-By-Core Progress: Biomarkers Core

In NBTS’ first “Expert Series” blogs in 2017, we examined the topic of neurosurgery. Now, we’ll take a look, Core-by-Core, on the progress being made by our Defeat GBM (glioblastoma) Research Collaborative. Just a few weeks ago, we provided a comprehensive update on the discoveries and advances being made by Defeat GBM (and an infographic), […]

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