It’s very rare for a project to truly be “completed.” Graduated from Brain Science Foundation funding might be a more accurate description. In addition, projects have won continued funding and bridge/gap funding when merited.

This section includes project summaries and results for projects funded in the past. BSF has provided gap funding to continue many of the projects.

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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