Carrie Treadwell, MA

Senior Director of Research, National Brain Tumor Society

Ms. Treadwell is Senior Director of Research for the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) and Managing Director of Defeat GBM Research Collaborative, a subsidiary of NBTS. She joined the organization in 1998. In these roles, Ms. Treadwell interacts with leading researchers and institutions to guide the development and success of key research initiatives, including overseeing the NBTS’s grant process. Under her management the grant portfolio grew from $2 million to over $36 million and the research program expanded into the international market.

She serves as a patient advocate for the NCI’s Brain Tumor SPORE Program and sits on the Jimmy Fund Visiting Committee. Ms. Treadwell is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona-based nonprofits Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research and Gray Matters Foundation. Prior to working at NBTS she was the Director of External Research at the Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Ms. Treadwell earned a BA degree from the College of the Holy Cross and an MA degree from Tufts University.