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Kip Connor, PhD, with funding from Macular Degeneration Research (MDR), has lead a team of experts to discover an important role of immune cells that regulate, and could potentially stop, abnormal blood vessel growth in advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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Our sneak preview of The Crowd & the Cloud, a new PBS series featuring the BrightFocus-funded EyesOnAlz project. Set to air April 6, it’s an epic look at what ordinary citizens are doing to improve health and cure diseases, even Alzheimer’s!
Monday, March 27, 2017


This resource discusses warning signs and ways to reduce the stress associated with caregiving for a person with Alzheimer's.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
This brochure discusses the primary forms of glaucoma, risk factors, warning signs, treatment options and coping strategies.
Monday, February 22, 2016



Macular Degeneration: Your Questions Answered

Milam A. Brantley, MD, PhD, of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, answers questions about macular degeneration, a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 years of age and older.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

About BrightFocus Foundation (Video)

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

Sunday, August 6, 2017

More than 7 Million

people will have Alzheimer's disease in the United States by 2030.

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