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Brain Tumour Research

Brain Tumour Research exists to raise the awareness of and grow the funding for scientific research into brain tumours and improve outcomes for brain tumour patients. We are the only national charity in the UK that is dedicated to granting 100% of its funds to continuous and sustainable scientific research into brain tumours and are a leading voice in this country calling for greater support and action for research into brain tumours. We support the UK’s largest dedicated group of laboratory-based scientists progressing world-class research into brain tumours, working tirelessly to glean new layers of understanding about this disease.

Contact details

01296 733011
The Business Centre Padbury Hill Farm Padbury
MK18 2BN

Charitable activities

Registered charity number 
A registered charity in England and Wales (1153487)
Charity Commission profile
AMRC member since 
Spending on charitable activities in 2015 

Research activities

Spending on health research in the UK in 2015 
Brain Tumour Research's research strategy
Eligible for AcoRD


'AcoRD is the Department of Health mechanism for costing clinical research in the NHS. Where indicated, awards from this charity are exempt from certain research costs specified in AcoRD.
Eligible for CRSF

'Funding to universities from AMRC members is eligible for the Charity Research Support Fund (CRSF), where the award is in open competition and peer reviewed.
Using Researchfish

'Researchfish is an online research outcomes system.
not using RF
HRCS Categories

The Health Research Classification System (HRCS) is a framework for classifying medical research grants by health category and type of research
  • Cancer
Types of funding
  • Equipment under £50,000
  • Infrastructure (buildings)
  • Infrastructure (equipment over £50,000)
  • Unit

Source: AMRC research expenditure database