Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
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of childhood brain tumors
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Grant Recipients

Over the years, the PBTF has supported projects at major research institutions around the world, including:

  • Baylor University-Texas Children's Hospital
  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Children's Research Institute
  • Children's National Medical Center
  • Columbus Children's Hospital Research Center
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Hospital for Sick Children, Canada
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Johns Hopkins University Oncology Center
  • Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Mayo Clinic Cancer Research
  • New York University Cancer Center
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium
  • Royal Children's Hospital, Australia
  • Scripps Research Institute
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Stanford University
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences
  • University of Iowa Cancer Research Center
  • University of Michigan Medical Center
  • University of Texas Dallas
  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • University of Utah
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Washington Cancer Center
  • Women's and Children's Hospital Northwestern University

Other Funding

The PBTF sponsors scientific meetings where the latest developments are discussed and new collaborative research efforts are often forged to advance the search for the cause of and cure for childhood brain tumors. These have included:

In addition, the PBTF provides funding to the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States, which works with population-based registries to track all primary brain and central nervous system tumors diagnosed in the United States. The data are published in an annual statistical report.

The PBTF also provided a founding grant to the Society of Neuro-Oncology to establish the medical journal Neuro-Oncology, which is now rated as one of the top medical journals in the field.