• Video

    About BrightFocus Foundation (Video)

    BrightFocus drives innovative research worldwide and promotes awareness of Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

    August 6, 2017
  • Photo of a senior man with Alzheimer's disease looking directly into the camera.
    Expert

    Alzheimer’s Disease in Men

    Learn about the roles that one’s sex (determined by genes and chromosomes), and gender (social role and preferred orientation) play in the risk for developing Alzheimer’s. We examine how they may impact the course of the disease.

    September 4, 2018
  • Video

    World Alzheimer's Day 2018: EyesOnALZ

    Pietro Michelucci, PhD talks about EyesOnALZ, an exciting citizen science project receiving support from the BrightFocus Alzheimer’s Disease Research program.  EyesOnALZ is the first crowd-sourced effort to gather data to help end Alzheimer’s disease.The project created a video game, called Stall Catchers. The game’s challenge is to correctly identify stalled blood vessels caught on video in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s.

    September 21, 2018
  • Chat

    Diet and Gut Bacteria: Their Connection to AMD

    The telephone discussion features Sheldon Rowan, PhD of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University. Dr. Rowan’s research examines the impact of dietary carbohydrate quality on age-related macular degeneration.

    July 25, 2018
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