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Our sneak preview of The Crowd & the Cloud, a new PBS series featuring the BrightFocus-funded EyesOnAlz project. Set to air April 6, it’s an epic look at what ordinary citizens are doing to improve health and cure diseases, even Alzheimer’s!
Monday, March 27, 2017
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Francis Hanes, PhD, is using his knowledge of biophysics to advance Alzheimer’s imaging and achieve earlier diagnosis. Read about his BrightFocus-funded research.
Friday, February 17, 2017


This resource discusses warning signs and ways to reduce the stress associated with caregiving for a person with Alzheimer's.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
This brochure discusses the primary forms of glaucoma, risk factors, warning signs, treatment options and coping strategies.
Monday, February 22, 2016



Interview: BrightFocus Chats on Macular Degeneration

The Talking Information Center interviews Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at BrightFocus Foundation, about the mission of the organization and the new BrightFocus Chats telephone discussions on macular degeneration.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Promising New Treatments for AMD

The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

About BrightFocus Foundation (Video)

BrightFocus drives innovative research worldwide and promotes awareness of Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

More than 7 Million

people will have Alzheimer's disease in the United States by 2030.

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