News & Blog

Tag Archives: Oligodendroglioma

Innovation, Partnerships & Progress: 2015 Scientific Summit Highlights

Scientific research is the backbone of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) mission and programs. When our legacy organizations were formed in the 1980’s the general knowledge in the medical and scientific communities regarding brain tumors and how to treat this disease was very minimal. As such, our founders realized the only way to a […]

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 […]

Smarter Classification of Gliomas: NBTS Funded Research

NBTS Associate Director of Scientific Operations, Jennifer Helfer, PhD, contributed to this post.  Following the 2014 Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting last November, we recapped how the scientific and medical field was moving toward a smarter classification for the many different types, and subtypes, of brain tumors. Here’s what we wrote at the time: Currently, gliomas by-and-large […]