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  • The American Brain Tumor Association is accepting Letter of Intent Applications for Research Collaboration Grants, Discovery Grants, and Basic Research Fellowships through November 14, 2018. All recipients of these grants become members of the ABTA Alumni Research Network and are invited to the annual... Read more...

  • “After being diagnosed with a brain tumor, Sabine Schwab was looking for a new “purpose in life.” She found this as a volunteer and advocate for the brain tumor cause. Sabine began as a volunteer with the ABTA through the BT5K run/walk in New... Read more...

  • Glioblastoma – also referred to as glioblastoma multiforme – is a type of malignant brain tumor that forms from star-shaped glial cells called astrocytes. Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston have identified the mechanism by which a specific protein called... Read more...

  • “The ABTA is pleased to be hosting a Partners in Treatment and Care meeting in Baltimore on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Johns Hopkins Medicine. At this free half-day meeting, attendees will learn about the latest information on brain tumor treatment trends and clinical... Read more...

  • “Let your friends and family know you are thinking about them this holiday season by sending American Brain Tumor Association holiday cards. Each holiday card purchase benefits the ABTA and helps fund brain tumor research and programs. To browse our printed card options, visit... Read more...

  • “On the eighth of October, 91 ABTA Team Breakthrough marathon runners joined more than 45,000 athletes from around the world for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. As an official charity partner of the Chicago Marathon, the ABTA was involved with a range... Read more...

  • “Lisa is a member of the Planning Committee for the ABTA’s BT5K in New York. Her experiences volunteering with the ABTA have brought true purpose and provided an outlet for her when times became difficult with her mom. Lisa was a caregiver for her... Read more...

  • “In 2011, two Indiana University fraternities, Beta Theta Pi and Sigma Chi, collaborated to channel their longstanding rivalry into a healthy competition. They created the event Drop the Puck on Cancer, a hockey game that raises money to donate to cancer organizations like the... Read more...

  • “The start of 2018 means a new year filled with opportunities to get involved with and help raise money for the American Brain Tumor Association. Our Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K (BT5K) Run/Walks kick off for the year on March 3 in Dallas. Whether... Read more...

  • “The American Brain Tumor Association has awarded the 2017 Lucien Rubinstein Award to Sameer Halani, MS. Sameer is a 2017 ABTA Medical Student Summer Fellowship (MSSF) recipient and a student at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga. Under the mentorship of Daniel... Read more...

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