Brain Tumor Program


6th Neuro-Oncology Symposium on May 23-24th, 2022 at McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis, MN 

Register online today!

This two-day event will feature presentations about fundamental brain tumor research, translational research, and clinical research from leading brain cancer experts. This symposium will be of interest to researchers and students as well as physicians and other health care providers.

In addition, we are offering our Patient and Caregiver Program again! This program will take place on Monday, May 23 at McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis, MN. This will be a hybrid optional event. 

Click here to register for our Patient and Caregiver Program!

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Thank you for attending our Neurofibromatosis Conference on September 27, 2021!

NF Conference

We want to give our sincerest thanks to all those who attended this years' Neurofibromatosis Conference! Although we had hoped that we would be able to meet in person, we are so happy that you were able to join us via Zoom. 

A special thanks to our sponsors, Children's Minnesota, the Mayo Clinic, and Children's Tumor Foundation. Thank you to our wonderful speakers and moderator, Chris Moertel, Michael Halloran, Adrienne Watson, Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Elizabeth and Alanna Halloran, Kyle Williams, Christina Boull, David Largaespada, Pavlina Sverak and Erin Marcotte. 

You can find a recording of the entire conference here

A Leading Translational Neuro-Oncology Program

The mission of the University Brain Tumor Program (UMBTP) is to continually distinguish itself as a national leader in the field of neuro-oncology by combining the principles of outstanding clinical care and education with cutting edge research.

Brain Tumor Program Travel Grant (FY22)

We are happy to announce that the Brain Tumor Program Travel Grants will be available for FY22. These are for students, post-docs, and clinical fellows who will be traveling to a brain tumor related conference. Up to four travel awards up to $1000 each will be awarded this cycle. Only individuals who have submitted an abstract will be eligible to apply.

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A Multidisciplinary Team

The UMBTP consists of many dedicated researchers and clinicians of numerous disciplines and specialties.  These disciplines and specialties include - but are not limited to - cancer genetics, neuro-oncology, neurosurgery, pharmacy, biomedical engineering, and veterinary medicine.