These three brain tumor researchers are relentless in unraveling the mysteries of this formidable disease, cell by cell, experiment after experiment.
They are investigating drug compounds and proteins to stem the progression of aggressive tumors to pushing the boundaries of research into new approaches. Morgan Schrock, DVM, PhD, Trang Nguyen, PhD and Stephanie Seidlits, PhD are part of the community of scientists making important discoveries that may one day foster breakthroughs for brain tumors.
As recipients of the ABTA’s prestigious research grants, they received funding to support research that may have the potential to change the lives of people impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis.
Read more about the progress of their innovative brain tumor research since they received an ABTA grant and how it has impacted their careers.
Rick Franzo’s experience as a patient panelist of the 2021 National Conference was humbling and empowering for him, his wife and others going through the brain tumor journey.
Adults and children diagnosed with a primary brain tumor can contribute to research simply by sharing their information, tissue samples, and voice with the Brain Tumor Project.
When you think of being a newlywed, what comes to mind? Laughter, love, spending forever with your partner—these are just a few things Amanda thought of. Cancer never crossed her mind.
Beyond Brain Tumor Breakthroughs
Since its inception, the ABTA Research program has awarded almost $33 million dollars to scientists with novel ideas that could change the trajectory of a brain tumor diagnosis. In 2020, the ABTA has awarded nearly $400,000 towards 11 new research grants to foster innovation in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors in adults and children.