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Macular Degeneration Research

If approved, the drug pegcetacoplan would become the first-ever treatment in the U.S. for geographic atrophy, a blinding and advanced form of age-related macular degeneration.

Nov 21, 2022
Alzheimer's Disease Research

More than 75 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and other early-career scientists from around the world participated in this year’s BrightFocus Alzheimer’s Fast Track, Nov. 9-11, 2022, in San Diego.

Nov 18, 2022
Alzheimer's Disease Research

Gael Chetelat, PhD, University of Caen-Normandy, France, was honored on Oct. 21, 2022, by Women’s Health Access Matters for her BrightFocus-funded project, “Sex Differences in Risk Profiles Across the Alzheimer’s Disease Continuum.”

Nov 15, 2022
Macular Degeneration Research

In this issue:

  • President’s Corner
  • One-Time Gene Therapy for Wet AMD
  • DNA Modifcation and Gene Expression in AMD
  • And more!
Nov 9, 2022
Alzheimer's Disease Research

In this issue:

  • President’s Corner
  • Researcher Spotlight: Shannon Macauley, PhD
  • Rare APOE Variant Reduces Plaques Linked to Alzheimer’s
  • And more!
Nov 7, 2022
National Glaucoma Research

In this issue:

  • Glaucoma and Corneal Thickness
  • President’s Corner
  • Identifying New Risk Factors and Treatments for Glaucoma
  • And more!
Nov 3, 2022
Press Releases

BrightFocus Foundation’s 2022 annual report highlights an incredible year of pioneering neurodegenerative research.  

Nov 1, 2022
Alzheimer's Disease Research

A recent article coauthored by BrightFocus Vice President, Scientific Affairs Diane Bovenkamp, PhD, proposes a new way to narrow racial and ethnic disparities in Alzheimer’s research through the development of standardized electronic health records.

Oct 27, 2022
Alzheimer's Disease Research

BrightFocus Foundation yesterday presented its first-ever Alzheimer’s Disease Research (ADR) named awards to two leading researchers in recognition of their innovative work to prevent, treat, and, ultimately, cure Alzheimer’s disease.

Oct 18, 2022
National Glaucoma Research

The newly expanded accessible audio program will connect patients with vision experts and provide the latest glaucoma research news.

Oct 7, 2022