We are a UK charity bringing together expert clinicians and research scientists with brain tumour patients and their family and friends to fight this devastating disease.

“By creating BTRC, I feel that perhaps some good may come from bad – and it may help the clinicians and scientists who are able to tackle the terrible effects of this disease, and save others from the suffering that my husband and so many others have endured.”
Wendy Fulcher, Founder of BTRC


BTRC was founded in 2004 by Wendy Fulcher, who lost her husband John to a brain tumour in 2001, and Kevin O’Neill, the neurosurgeon who treated John at Charing Cross Hospital.

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Our Board of Trustees is made up of expert clinicians and scientists together with lay trustees representing patients and their families and friends. This balance ensures the charity always places the needs of patients at the forefront of its activities.

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Scientific Team

Our Scientific Team is a unique mix of clinicians and scientists who are working together on a combined strategy to find better patient treatments and better outcomes for our brain tumour patients.

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BTRC cannot act alone in fighting this devastating disease. We work with a range of partners…

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