• Meningioma Clinical Trial Initiated

    Thursday, June 1st, 2017
    The BSF is proud to support a new set of clinical initiatives that hold great promise in the area of Meningioma treatment. Using BSF funds, investigators: Priscilla Brastianos, MD;...
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  • Nivolumab Clinical Trial

    Sunday, May 28th, 2017
    The first immunotherapy trial to investigate the role of immune checkpoint blockade for meningioma tumors is currently underway. Our group at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital studied...
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  • Donald Rumsfeld and Brain Tumors

    Monday, January 9th, 2017
    Dear Friend, If this is your first communication from our foundation, The Brain Science Foundation, it is due to us recently porting our foundation to an advance technology platform....
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  • Meningioma Trial

    Friday, January 6th, 2017
    Brain Science Foundation funded investigator, Dr. Brastianos, is running a Meningioma trial in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute sponsored group called the Alliance. There are now more than...
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  • November 2016 Letter

    Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
    Dear Friend of the BSF, Although we have been quiet in our outreach this year, we have not been idle. Tremendous advances have been made on the clinical trial...
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  • Steven & Kathleen Haley

    Monday, November 14th, 2016
    Steven Haley, patient Q. How was your meningioma discovered? A. Through an eye exam after I became quite concerned that my vision in my right eye had rapidly diminished...
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  • Study Links Dental X-rays to Meningiomas

    Monday, November 14th, 2016
    The Brain Science Foundation has long supported Dr. Elizabeth Claus’s research exploring the causes of meningiomas. She recently published her study linking certain kinds of dental X-rays and meningiomas in...
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  • Janet Chavez

    Monday, November 14th, 2016
    Patient Q. How was your meningioma discovered? A. A very bad headache sent me to the ER. First a Lumbar Puncture to rule out a stroke then a CT...
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  • Sandy Kaufman

    Monday, November 14th, 2016
    Patient Q. How was your meningioma discovered? A. I started to experience hearing loss in my left ear in late 2004. By February 2005 I had an occasional ringing....
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  • Ron Douglas

    Monday, November 14th, 2016
    Caregiver Q. How did you become a caregiver? A. My wife was diagnosed with a meningioma, so after 20 years of marriage, it was time to honor the “in...
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  • Darcie Tossetti

    Monday, November 14th, 2016
    Patient Q. How was your meningioma discovered? A. After several months of having what I thought to be sinus headaches and infections, my PCP sent me to a wonderful...
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  • Carolyn Smith

    Monday, November 14th, 2016
    Patient Q. How was your meningioma discovered? A. My meningioma was discovered as an incidental finding. I had experienced a very severe headache in the fall of 2003. Since...
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  • Nancy Conn-Levin

    Monday, November 14th, 2016
    Patient Q. How was your meningioma discovered? A. My meningioma was discovered during diagnostic testing, which was suggested following visual changes I experienced from the tumor. The MRI scan...
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