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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 […]

NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: Q3 2018

New brain tumor clinical trials open around the country all the time, and it can be hard for patients and care-partners to keep track of new opportunities to consider participation in leading-edge clinical research. This report, generated by the National Brain Tumor Society, provides a summary of clinical trials that have started or begun recruitment […]

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