Brain Tumor Patients

After decades of unsatisfactory treatment outcomes for malignant brain tumors, we are entering an era of new hope. Be aware that there are many clinical trials testing novel therapies you may be eligible for.  It is always a good idea to do research to educate yourself about your diagnosis and the many treatment options available.  You may wish to get a second or third opinion about your diagnosis and suggested course of treatment.

We have recently opened clinical trials for patients with recurrent glioblastoma, medulloblastoma, and ependymoma:

If you are interested in eligibility criteria or need specific information on the clinical trial, please contact Dr. Christopher Moertel:

Christopher Moertel, MD
Director, Pediatric neuro-oncology and neurofibromatosis program
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
MMC 484
420 Delaware Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455

ph: 612-625-3229
f:  612-626-2815
pager: 612-899-3380



Search for other clinical trials

- Searching for clinical trials can be done at:

In this webpage you can search by disease type (such as glioma, or brain tumor) and use therapy key words (such as immunotherapy, vaccine, gene therapy, etc.).


- To learn more about what we do and how it is relevant to you, click here.

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