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Research Funding Impact

Guided by our mission, and advised by a multidisciplinary team of experts, the ABTA is dedicated to funding research that has the potential to change the lives of people affected by brain tumors. We also aim to “seed the field” with promising up-and-coming researchers in the brain tumor space.

Where the money goes

  • Awarded $1,215,000 in grants to 18 new projects
    • $400,000 funded 2 Research Collaboration Grants
    • $500,000 funded 5 Basic Research Fellowship Grants
    • $300,000 funded 6 Discovery Grants
    • $15,000 funded 5 Medical Student Summer Fellowship Grants
  • These grants funded projects spanning across multiple tumor types:
    • Glioblastoma, meningioma, non-benign meningioma, brainstem gliomas, low-grade gliomas, malignant gliomas, oligodendroglioma, medulloblastoma, and brain metastasis
  • Research areas of focus:
    • Apoptosis/Cell Death, Biomarkers, Cell Signaling, Drug Delivery, Drug Therapies/Experimental Therapeutics, Epigenetics, Genetics, Gene Therapy & Viral Based Therapies, Imaging, Immunology/Immunotherapy, Invasion/Motility, Stem Cells

Grant Funding Outcomes