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Public Policy and Advocacy Updates From June 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik: Appropriations for Medical Research Funding The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on June 28 to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) by $2 billion […]

Guest Blog: Marathon for a Mission – Gray Nation Endurance is Launched

Nitesh V Patel, MD is a Neurosurgical resident in the Department of Neurosurgery at Rutgers University. On November 4th, 2018 he’ll be running in the TCS New York City Marathon to benefit the National Brain Tumor Society, as one of the first participants in the new NBTS Gray Nation Endurance program. (See more on the program, here […]

Public Policy and Advocacy Updates From May 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik, and Director of Advocacy, Lainey Titus Samant: Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) 2018 was a very busy, productive, and successful month for the NBTS public policy advocacy program, all our wonderful volunteer advocates […]

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