BrightFocus 50th Anniversary Gala

Bold Research for a Better Tomorrow

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.

 

 

50th Anniversary Gala: Bold Research for a Better Tomorrow

Join Us for an Evening of BrightFocus

This extraordinary gathering will spotlight exemplary scientists and advocates who are driving the most exciting research forward to end Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

Collage of images from past galas.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Time: 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2023 6:00 PM 6/14/2023 10:00 PM America/New_York An Evening of BrightFocus: 50th Anniversary Gala This extraordinary gathering will spotlight exemplary scientists and advocates who are driving the most exciting research forward to end Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Honorees

We will be honoring excellence in research science and advocacy with the presentation of three awards:

Gerard D. Schellenberg, PhD
BrightFocus Scientific Impact Award

Gerard D. Schellenberg, PhD

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Mae Gordon, PhD
Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research

Mae Gordon, PhD

Washington University in St. Louis

Michael Kass, MD
Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research

Michael Kass, MD

Washington University in St. Louis

Debra Tann, EdD
BrightFocus Community Impact Award

Debra Tann, EdD

Reminiscent

Presenting Cocktail Scientists

Ganesh Babulal, MSCI, OTD, PhD

Washington University School of Medicine

Accelerating Screening of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease: The DRIVES Project

Thomas Johnson III, MD, PhD

Thomas V. Johnson III, MD, PhD

Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Regenerative Medicine Approaches to Vision Restoration for Glaucoma and Other Optic Neuropathies

 

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities for BrightFocus Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.

For questions, contact Amanda Russell at arussell@brightfocus.org or (301) 556-9368.