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Defeat GBM Research Collaborative: Progress Report (2018-2019) – News & Blog

Over the past five years, the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative has stood as a testament to the power of ideas, collaboration, and the philanthropic partnership between patient advocacy nonprofits like NBTS and a dedicated community of supporters. 

Defeat GBM researchers at the 2016 NBTS Scientific Summit

When we launched Defeat GBM as our flagship research initiative in 2014, we sought to do something different. Decades of grant-making in the traditional form of funding separate, individual research projects (one- to two-year grants to a single Principle Investigator) had produced extraordinary knowledge of the biology of glioblastoma cells, but not nearly enough of this work was primed to move out of research laboratories and into clinical trials for patients. NBTS wanted to see what could be accomplished if, instead of continuing this traditional model of research funding, we…

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