Sarah Doyle, PhD, and Matthew Campbell, PhD, have spent much of their married life doing research together. In this interview (reposted from 2016), they talk about how their partnership began, what continues to drive them, and surprising turns their work has taken on the path to curing diseases of mind and sight.
For a long time we’ve known that hypertension in midlife increases the risk of Alzheimer’s. Now BrightFocus-funded research is exploring that connection – with some surprising results that are relevant to COVID-19.
Longtime friend and ARVO President Dan Stamer, PhD, tells us about his EyeFind initiative, alternative plans for this year’s annual meeting, how research is a team sport, and why he and other scientists are desperate to get back to the lab.
University of Denver Alzheimer’s researcher Lotta Granholm-Bentley, PhD, DDS, is playing a key role in her community’s medical response to the coronavirus, and working with Colorado seniors to help combat the sense of isolation many are feeling during these difficult times.
This publication provides information on what glaucoma is, the various forms of glaucoma, tips for lowering risk, how this eye disease is diagnosed and treated, and essential questions to ask your doctor after a diagnosis.
The featured guest is Gayatri S. Reilly, MD, a retina specialist with The Retina Group of Washington. Dr. Reilly started her academic training by graduating with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from New York University. She then received her medical degree from the Penn State College of Medicine and completed her Ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland where she was honored by serving as the Chief Resident during her senior year. She completed her surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital-Washington Hospital Center-The Retina Group of Washington. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:
The guest is Deirdre Johnston, M.B.B.Ch., M.D., who is Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Medical Director of the PATCH and MIND at Home community-based programs. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:
BrightFocus Foundation, a leading nonprofit funder of global research on Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, today announced 93 new research grants, a $17.8 million commitment toward ending these age-related neurodegenerative diseases.
BrightFocus Foundation, a nonprofit organization funding scientific research and promoting public awareness to end diseases of mind and sight, announced a special, free virtual presentation of the award-winning documentary LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE on June 4-10. The at-home movie night will feature an introduction from the film’s producer James Keach, and interviews with key scientists discussing their current research.