SuzAnn Nelsen: Keeping an Eye on Your Eye Care

Vision is our most precious sense and taking care of our eyes should be a priority. And if you look hard enough, you might see that May is Healthy Vision Month.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Clarksburg Foundation Announces Plans to Fund Research

BrightFocus Foundation of Clarksburg announced March 16 that it plans to award $11 million to fund research for Alzheimer’s disease and the vision diseases of macular degeneration and glaucoma.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Macular Degeneration Discovery

New research from scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has found that tiny lumps of calcium phosphate may be an important triggering factor for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Disease Foundations Invest in Startups

At least three startup companies in Cleveland recently have raised capital from disease foundations, and they probably won't be the last. More foundations are expected to start thinking like investors after seeing the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation make a killing on a drug called Kalydeco.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Fan, Haider, Kazlauskas Earn BrightFocus Grants

Three Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Schepens Eye Research Institute researchers were recently awarded grants from the BrightFocus Foundation for their pioneering work in the areas of macular degeneration and glaucoma.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

WKU Group Finishes Cross-Country Bike Ride

10 Phi Gamma Delta fraternity brothers finished their nearly two-month long Bike4Alz journey, arriving at their final destination of Washington, D.C.

Saturday, July 19, 2014
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