The Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center was created in 2005 and is a collaboration between Marquette General Hospital and Northern Michigan University.

Their mission: To empower patients and families through advocacy, education, treatment, and research.

Their vision: To be your choice for comprehensive brain tumor care.

The UMBTC participates in clinical trials and conducts basic science research. The UMBTC research lab is located on the campus of NMU and is under the direction of Robert Winn, PhD, Professor of Biology. The research lab is staffed by both undergraduate students and graduate students pursuing their Master’s degree. To date, all research funding has come from community support.

For more information about the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center, please visit hopestartshere.org.