Category: For Researchers

About NETRF

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NETRF) is the leading private funder of research into causes and treatments of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) to improve and extend the lives of those living with NETs.

Blog

Next Generation Proteogenomics to be Used with PNETS

Sharon Gorski, PhD, Genome Sciences Centre, Canada, has recently been awarded a two-year Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NETRF)–American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) grant to use a new method of proteogenomic analysis on pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs).

Read More »
Blog

2017 Petersen Investigator Award

Laura Banaszynski, Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Laura Banaszynski, PhD, has always been passionate about science. After training as a chemical biologist, her innate curiosity pushed her to explore the mysteries of cells as a basic researcher.

Read More »
Blog

Accelerating our understanding of neuroendocrine tumors to find better treatments

Growing small intestinal organoids in a petri dish. Sequencing the “runaway” DNA of a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor from a blood sample. Evaluating whether environmental or infectious agents contribute to the development of NETs. The research programs funded by NETRF this year push the search for the causes of this disease to the horizon of emerging scientific research.

Read More »