BrightFocus Foundation, a presentation partner for Turning Point, invites you to watch a gripping new documentary about researchers on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough that could be the first step toward making Alzheimerʼs disease a distant memory. BrightFocus, through our Alzheimer’s Disease Research program, supports bold, innovative scientific research worldwide to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s. Join us.
BrightFocus Foundation, a presentation partner for Turning Point, invites you to watch a gripping new documentary about researchers on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough that could be the first step toward making Alzheimerʼs disease a distant memory. BrightFocus, through our Alzheimer’s Disease Research program, supports bold, innovative scientific research worldwide to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s. We hope you'll join us.
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See Turning Point
Upcoming screenings of James Keach’s groundbreaking documentary:
- Friends of the UCLA Semel Institute
Melnitz Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Monday, February 4, 2019
6:30 pm check-in | 7:00 pm program
Admission is free, but registration is required
- North Carolina Neurological Society Annual Meeting
Friday, February 15, 2019
- Life Care Planning Law Firms Association Conference
Saturday, March 16, 2019
- AD/PD 2019 Conference
Thursday, March 28, 2019
- American Society on Aging - 2019 Aging in America Conference
Thursday, April 18, 2019
New Orleans, LA
For more information on events, please email Amanda Boddicker at email@example.com.
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About Us: Funding Breakthrough Science
BrightFocus Foundation is a premier source of private research funding to defeat Alzheimer's, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. We are currently managing a global portfolio of nearly 200 research projects, a $40 million investment in the bold, innovative science that will find the cures for diseases of mind and sight. We share the latest research findings and best practices to empower families impacted by these diseases.
Recent BrightFocus-sponsored findings in Alzheimer's disease have indicated that
- Alzheimer’s disease may spread by ‘jumping’ from one brain region to another.
- Cell energy dysfunction is present early in Alzheimer's, before memory loss.
- Specialized antibodies have about ten times the ability of a regular antibody to neutralize the toxic clustering of the misfolded Alzheimer's beta-amyloid protein.
With further research, each of these discoveries may contribute to the development of new treatments and preventions.
To learn more, please explore these articles and resources:
- What's new in the Alzheimer's treatment pipeline?
- What's the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease?
- Decreasing your risk of Alzheimer's disease
- Alzheimer's Disease Toolkit
The film was funded through a grant by Eli Lilly and Company to Volunteers of America. PCH Films retained full editorial control of all content and messaging in the film.
This content was last updated on: April 27, 2018