Innovative Science

Innovative Science

We hear hope firsthand from scientists about their progress toward innovative tools and technologies, which provide earlier and more accurate diagnoses and treatments.

Promising Scientists

We see hope in the eyes of the young, promising scientists who each year have their research ideas and "what-ifs" accelerated through our Fast Track programs and fellowship awards.

Trusted Resources

Trusted Resources

We find hope in the notes we receive from those who say that BrightFocus gave them clear, trusted information to better understand and manage their health.

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Images from BrightFocus public service announcements on saving mind and sight.

Saving mind and sight through innovative research

As we tackle many of science’s most complex and unanswered questions, we are guided by a deep, abiding belief: research equals hope.

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Recent Updates

Recent Updates

  • BrightFocus Honored by Leading Military Health and Science Consortium

    BrightFocus Foundation today received the inaugural Impact Award from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC) for its work supporting the scientific development of better treatments for repeated mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). MTEC is a public-private partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense and key research, advocacy, and corporate organizations.

    Monday, March 22, 2021
  • New Hope for Geographic Atrophy, Says BrightFocus Chat Speaker

    Speaking recently to a BrightFocus Chat audience, a leading vision scientist expressed hope for potential treatments for geographic atrophy (GA), one of the major causes of vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

    Tuesday, March 16, 2021