Administrator

Administrator

Dear Researchers,

It is our pleasure to announce the 2016 grant application process. This year, our application is now available for online submission and may be found at the following link:

https://ictr.research.bcm.edu/R5T80IF3WH2/CBTF/Default.aspx

Grant applications must be submitted electronically using the online system: The deadline date is March 18, 2016, 6:00 PM. Extensions will not be permitted under any circumstance and applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

If you have questions regarding the CBTF Research Grants, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We encourage you to apply and appreciate all of the dedication given by the research community to find a cure for childhood brain tumors.

The Board and Advisory of The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation

The Neurotransmitter is a semi-annual newsletter published by The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation.

In this issue:

Funded Grants and Programs 2015-2016

2015 Superheroes 5K & Kids' Fun Run

Special Thanks and Remembrances

Research Summaries

...and more!

Years of dedicated efforts have been voluntarily and freely given to sustain the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation and its mission. The supporters, renown advisory, and countless volunteers that have embraced our mission to fund research in hope of cures and improved quality of life for children affected have helped us succeed in funding excellent research programs over the past twenty years.

Casino Games • Silent Auction • Buffet Dinner • Live Band and Dancing

Join us for the 21st annual Casino Gala at luxurious Manor Country Club in Rockville, MD and help us raise funds to support our fight against childhood brain tumors! This annual event is held in honor of all the children who have fought against this devastating disease. Support for this fund-raising event will benefit patients and our funding initiatives for research programs. The gala is an action-packed event with many activities:

  • Buffet Dinner
  • Casino Games
  • Silent Auction
  • Live Music and Dancing
  • Open Bar

Save the Date:

When: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Hours: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: Manor Country Club, Rockville, Maryland
Activities: Games, buffet dinner, live music, open bar, terrific silent auction!

 

The casino is managed by our expert blackjack dealers and pit boss craps to make the games exciting.  We look forward to seeing our supporters in November.  If you know of potential sponsors please have them e-mail the Foundation:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Neurotransmitter is a semi-annual newsletter published by The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation.

In this issue:

2015 Be AMYazing Reston Youth Triathlon

Childhood Cancer Survivorship Conference: Focus on Brain Tumors

CBTF Enters its 22nd Year

...and more!

Join us for our annual CBTF SUPERHEROES 5K on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Meadowbrook Park, Candy Cane City, Chevy Chase.

Gather your friends and create a 5K team to run with us and help fund vital research initiatives.

Sponsoring or creating a team enables CBTF to fund important research to help treat and cure childhood brain tumors, as well as support patients and their families through resources like this site.

2015 Superheroes 5K Registration:

For more details, to donate, or to register please visit SuperheroesCBTF.kintera.org/2015

Map

 

The Neurotransmitter is a semi-annual newsletter published by The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation.

In this issue:

2015 Clarksburg High School Dance Marathon

2015 Casino Gala

Run with the Saints

Research Updates

...and more!

The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation
and
Children's Health Care Systems

are Pleased to Present

Childhood Cancer Survivorship: Focus on Brain Tumors
Sunday, April 19, 2015 7:30AM - 5:00PM

The purpose of this (free) one-day conference is to provide comprehensive information presented by experts, covering topics that may be relevant to survivors of childhood cancer. Health education, preventative care, and guidance provide support to families ands survivors.

Activities for children: arts and crafts, story time, movie selections, photo booth fun, games, puzzles, and more...

Attendees will receive a conference notebook inclusive of conference materials. End of day door prize drawing....

Please RSVP for this free conference by printing the attached brochure and mailing your registration or by sending your information via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

E-mail if you have any questions or missed the deadline.

 

 

National 4-H Youth Conference Center
7100 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD

 

Special thanks to the Rocking Moon Foundation for their generous support.

Medical professionals, CBTF, and parents helped plan this conference. All speakers and volunteers are honored to be part of this day.Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation

CBTFCBTF is an all-volunteer organization was founded in 1994 by families, friends, and physicians of children with brain tumors. CBTF’s mission is to raise funds for scientific research and heighten public awareness of this most devastating disease to improve prognosis and quality of life for those that are affected.

 

The Brain Tumor Institute at Children’s Health Care Systems, led by Roger J. Packer, is a multi-disciplinary, internationally respected collaboration, which evaluate one out of every 10 children in the United States with a brain tumor.

The Institute is boldly trying to eliminate radiation, especially in infants.

Students at Clarksburg Highf the activities raised $19,238.25 during the school’s annual overnight Dance Marathon fundraiser in memory of Sam Moore, a Clarksburg High freshman who died of a brain tumor in 2012.  The proceeds from this year’s 12-hour event and other related fundraising projects go to the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation to support our efforts to fund research and find a cure.

Click here to read more.

 

 

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The Neurotransmitter is a semi-annual newsletter published by The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation.

In this issue:

2014 Superheroes 5K

Funded Grants

Research Updates

8th Annual Tennis for Tumors

...and more!

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