An Evening of BrightFocus

An Evening of BrightFocus: June 6, 2019

Join guests from the scientific, philanthropic, private, and public sectors for An Evening of BrightFocus, a gathering to celebrate promising science and bold advocacy to end Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. The official event hashtag is #MindSightCure.

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Embassy of Italy
3000 Whitehaven Street NW

Washington, DC 20008

6:00 p.m. Cocktails with Scientists
7:30 p.m. Dinner and Program

This year we will honor:

Spotlight: Pioneer in Genetics

Huda Y. Zoghbi, MD
Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Member, National Academy of Sciences

Scientific Impact Award

Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS
Professor, New York University School of Medicine
Director, NYU Langone Eye Center
Chairman of Ophthalmology, NYU Langone Medical Center

Public Leadership Award

Honorable Constance A. Morella
Former U.S. Representative

See photos from last year’s event here.

Sponsorship opportunities available.

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