BrightFocus Foundation Featured Scientists

Mind. Sight. Cure.

J. Crawford Downs, PhDJ. Crawford Downs, PhD - University of Alabama at Birmingham
See how dynamic pressures in the eye and brain provide a new framework for understanding glaucoma

Jennifer R. Gatchel, MD, PhDJennifer R. Gatchel, MD, PhD – Harvard Medical School
Learn about (and see!) changes in the brain that track with mood and memory in Alzheimer's disease

Kaustabh Ghosh, PhDKaustabh Ghosh, PhD - University of California, Riverside
Understand precisely how aging increases the risk for macular degeneration

Yona Levites, PhDYona Levites, PhD – University of Florida
The future generation of immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s disease

Alfred Lewin, PhDAlfred Lewin, PhD - University of Florida
Old dogs learning new tricks: Repurposing drugs for the treatment of age related macular degeneration

Pietro Michelucci, PhDPietro Michelucci, PhD - Human Computation Institute
Witness the power of crowds: help analyze Alzheimer's data by playing an online game

Chris Passaglia, PhDChris Passaglia, PhD - University of South Florida
Learn about new technologies being developed to understand the causes and effects of glaucoma

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