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Upcoming Events

Turning Point

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.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson featured in Turning Point

BrightFocus Alzheimer's Fast Track 2019

October 16, 2019

Alzheimer's Fast Track is a unique opportunity for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or other early-career scientists focused on Alzheimer’s disease research to take advantage of a unique opportunity to accelerate their knowledge immersion towards becoming an expert in this exciting field.

Group photo of the 2018 Alzheimer's Fast Track Conference

Glaucoma Fast Track 2019

October 23, 2019

BrightFocus Foundation will hold its second Glaucoma Fast Track workshop to accelerate the fight for a cure by investing in promising young scientists in the field of vision research.

Glaucoma Fast Track 2019 (researcher looking into a microscope)

Macular Fast Track 2020

October 20, 2020

BrightFocus Foundation will hold its first Macular Fast Track workshop to help speed progress towards finding a cure for macular degeneration by investing in promising young scientists in the field of vision research.

A macular degeneration research scientist working in the lab

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