BrightFocus Foundation, a premier source of private research funding to defeat Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, has named two noted scientists to key positions within the non-profit organization.
Keith Whitaker, PhD, joins BrightFocus as its new Director of Scientific Programs, Neuroscience, responsible for managing the Alzheimer’s Disease Research program.
“Drs. Subramanian and Whitaker will strengthen BrightFocus’ ability to identify and support groundbreaking science – research that spans national borders and scientific disciplines to find cures for diseases of mind and sight,” said Diane Bovenkamp, PhD, BrightFocus Vice President for Scientific Affairs, “I am excited that these two talented and dedicated scientists have joined our team.”
BrightFocus manages a research portfolio averaging 175 scientific projects worldwide. In the last four years alone it has invested more than $50 million in new science. For more information, visit BrightFocus.org.
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