Author Archives: Tom Halkin
National Brain Tumor Society launched our Defeat GBM Research Collaborative in March of 2013 to great enthusiasm from both the patient and scientific communities. As our boldest strategic research initiative to-date, the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative aims to double the five-year survival rate of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients in just five years.
Dr. David Louis, Pathologist-in-Chief at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, is an internationally recognized expert in brain tumor pathology and molecular genetics.
We are very fortunate that Bob Crawford, bassist for the popular music group The Avett Brothers, agreed to be the star of our new PSA for brain tumor awareness. It came together very serendipitously, actually. One of our most active and engaged community members and fundraisers, Brock Greene – the father of two sons both [...]