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  1. July 24, 2015

    Update on the Oligodendroglioma Research Fund


    In 2011, the National Brain Tumor Society launched our Community Research Fund (CRF) model. The goal of the model was to allow groups of donors with a common interest to pool their funding together and fund research in an area that was of significant importance to them, but may be underserved relative to current priority […]

  2. July 23, 2015

    Precision Medicine Conference Highlights


    Precision medicine, also referred to as personalized or individualized medicine, is defined on Wikipedia as “a medical model that proposes the customization of healthcare—with medical decisions, practices, and/or products being tailored to the individual patient.” This model has been at the forefront of many diseases focused conversations since President Barack Obama’s January 20, 2015 State of […]

  3. July 15, 2015

    Leadership Updates At NBTS


    This past Monday, Sally Davis resigned as Chief Executive Officer of the National Brain Tumor Society. Though Sally’s tenure seems brief, she made a number of significant contributions to the National Brain Tumor Society. She managed the restructuring and realignment of the organization’s staff and departments, which will be critical to the future success and growth of NBTS. The organization is now even better positioned to continue our mission: […]

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