Current Research

Yorkshire's Brain Tumour Charity funds world-class research in our region to find treatments and ultimately, a cure.

Over the next 3 years we have committed to spend over £404,000 on paediatric and adult brain tumour research.

Covid-19 has caused some delays to the research we expected to take place but is slowly starting up again over the coming months.

Current Research

Investigation into the utility of non-invasive liquid biopsy as an alternative cancer testing strategy for diagnostic genotyping of solid tumours in Gliomas
New for 2020!!!
Joint funding project with Oscar's Paediatric Charity.

Currently on hold due to covid-19.

We are part funding (25%) the Associate Professorship of Ryan Mathew at the University of Leeds. Ryan is also Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at Leeds General Infirmary. This funding is for a period of four years from 2019 - 2023.

It has been observed that steroids may reduce the efficiency of standard treatments for glioblastoma.

This one year study looks at new selective steroids.
Developing tissue-on-chip technology to measure the response of brain tumours to established therapy and novel drugs.
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