Fellowship Program

Brain Tumour Research Fellows

Important research fellowships are made possible from the generous support of donors. Fellowships provide funding for two years ($100,000 over two years) to young researchers, helping them to start their careers in the important field of brain tumour research. Thank you.

Applications Open! 
Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2020 Brain Tumour Research Fellowship program.
Find out more.

About the Fellowships

Fellowships are awarded on a bi-annual basis and offer funds to cover salary and lab expenses for two years ($50,000 each year). Fellowships accelerate movement towards our vision to find the cause of and cure for brain tumours while improving the quality of life for those affected - and in recognition of the critical need for increased focus on brain tumour research.

A Brain Tumour Research Fellowship encourages and enables young clinicians and scientists to enter the field of brain tumour research and will accelerate studies leading to a cure for brain tumours.  Research projects considered for support include Basic, Clinical or Translational Research and all research focuses will be given serious consideration, including pediatric brain tumours. 

2017 - 2019 Fellow

Dr. Ugljesa Djuric, Richard Motyka Brain Tumour Research Fellow
Richard Motyka Brain Tumour Research Fellow

Dr. Ugljesa Djuric

Project: Systematic proteomic profiling and subclassification of Glioblastoma

Read more, including what this research means to Ugljesa...

2016 - 2018 Fellow

William Donald Nash Brain Tumour Research Fellow

Carolina Nor

Project: Rationale targeting of very high risk medulloblastoma of childhood

Read more, including what this research means to Carolina...

2015 - 2017 Fellow

Nazira Mamdani Research Fellow 

Andrea Lo

Project: Treatment approaches, outcomes and complications in adolescents and young adults of intracranial germ cell tumours

 

2014 - 2016 Fellows


Steven Buttrum Brain Tumour Research Fellow

Dr. Florence Cavalli

Project: Deciphering the transcriptional regulation underlying Medulloblastoma subgroups

Read more...

Richard Motyka Brain Tumour Research Fellow


Dr. Cathy Lee

Project: Myc-mediated cell extrinsic signaling in brain tumour progression

Read more...
 

2013 - 2015 Fellow 


William Donald Nash Brain Tumour Research Fellow


Dr. Slawomir Kumala

Project: Combi-molecule, ZRBA1, as a novel molecular targeted therapy integrated with high dose rate ionizing radiation to treat malignant glioma tumours.

Read more...
Help build Canada's brain tumour research community by funding a Brain Tumour Research Fellowship. Contact us at 1-800-265-5106, ext. 227 or at sfelliott@braintumour.ca.

For more information about brain tumour research funding and programs, please contact:

Susan Ruypers
Research Program Specialist
sruypers@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 ext. 240

 

Share This

Featured Story

Courtney’s Story of Stability

Stability. It’s a strange concept when you have what it known to be a progressive, life long illness. You hear the words, “Your tumour growth is stable” and for a moment you think someone is playing the world’s worst prank on you.

Learn more

Spotlight

Stephen's Story: "I have faith that we will meet again"

Stephen and I chatted on what should have been his 32nd Wedding Anniversary. Stephen and Susan were married for 30 years and were best...

Learn more

Tommy's Story: Fellowship recipient

Dr. Tommy Alain, the very first research Fellow funded by Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada through the William Donald Nash Brain...

Learn more

Upcoming Events

  • 23/Jan/2018: Groupe de soutien virtuel: Un groupe de soutien virtuel pour personnes touchées par une tumeur... Learn more >
  • 25/Jan/2018: Virtual Support Group East: Virtual Support Group for Eastern Canada... Learn more >
  • 25/Jan/2018: Sarnia Support Group: Meets at St. Giles Presbyterian Church,770 Lakeshore Road Sarnia, ON... Learn more >
  • 29/Jan/2018: Greater Sudbury Support Group: Meets at The Parkside Centre, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury, Ontario... Learn more >
View All Events >
Thank you to the donors whose contributions make this website and all programs, services and research possible.

Copyright © 2018 Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. Charitable Registration #BN118816339RR0001
35 Years