American Brain Tumor Association Awards $1.1M in Grants

The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) announced it is investing $1.1M towards 18 new research grants to foster innovation in brain tumor diagnosis and treatment for adults and children.

Quick Facts.

  • ABTA’s grant program aims to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors by investing in early-career researchers.
  • ABTA provides research grants to medical students, post-doctoral fellows, and early-career faculty.
  • More than $32M have been invested to date.
  • ABTA has several funding streams:
    (1) Research Collaboration Grants are two-year, $200k grants supporting multiple investigators undertaking multi-disciplinary brain tumor research projects. Recipients of this grant demonstrate innovative approaches to their research that involve scientific collaboration;
    (2) Basic Research Fellowships are two-year, $100k grants awarded to post-doctoral fellows who are mentored by experts in the neuro-science field;
    (3) Discovery Grants are one-year, $50k grants supporting cutting-edge, innovative approaches; and
    (4) Medical Student Summer Fellowships are $3k grants awarded to medical students who are interested in conducting brain tumor research projects under the guidance of nationally-recognized neuro-oncology experts.

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