SPORE in Brain Cancer
The UCLA Health Brain Tumor Center is a designated Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) site funded by the National Cancer Institute. The UCLA SPORE in Brain Cancer contributes significantly to progress in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of brain cancer, and these goals are accomplished through diverse research projects involving mechanistic pre-clinical work and innovative clinical studies. The SPORE includes research for several brain cancer types, including low- and high-grade glioma, glioblastoma, and meningioma.
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The UCLA Health Brain Tumor Center offers the most medically advanced treatments and leading-edge research.
Meet the Team
The UCLA SPORE in Brain Cancer brings together scientists and clinicians to translate basic research from the laboratories into patient clinical trials much more quickly and effectively, and our team includes the best and brightest minds in brain tumor care.
Activities of the SPORE include research projects and seed grant programs. You can also learn about our DRP and CEP awards, which are given out annually, including a complete list of latest awardees.
Shared Resource Cores
Four Shared Resource Cores support the administrative, laboratory, and clinical research efforts of the UCLA SPORE in Brain Cancer, and include Research Projects, Career Enhancement Projects, and Developmental Research Projects.
The SPORE program was initiated by the National Cancer Institute to promote interactions between basic and applied investigators, and each SPORE allocates effort to two distinct funding programs, the Developmental Research Program and Career Enhancement Program.
Click here to help support the UCLA SPORE in Brain Cancer and the UCLA Brain Tumor Research Program, and learn how your generous gift can help us develop new and innovative treatments for the disease.
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UCLA Health Brain Tumor Center
Recognized as a top 10 hospital for brain cancer care, the UCLA Health Brain Tumor Center offers the most medically advanced treatments and leading-edge research. Click the button to learn more about brain cancer care at UCLA.