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Alzheimer's Disease Research

Sleep expert Brendan Lucey, MD, says sleep disturbances can contribute to a wide number of health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.

May 19, 2022
Alzheimer's Disease Research

A major study of older adults shows that excessive daytime napping may be linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and that Alzheimer’s may lead to more daytime napping. Learn more.

May 19, 2022
Alzheimer's Disease Research

In this issue:

  • President's Corner
  • Researcher Spotlight: Timothy Sargeant, PhD
  • Researchers Target Recycling System to Prevent Amyloid Plaques
  • Alzheimer's: Recreation & Quality of Life
May 17, 2022
Macular Degeneration Research

Dr. Sarah Doyle of Trinity College Dublin discusses her research to end age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.

May 9, 2022
Macular Degeneration Research

Free Educational Program Will Offer Expert Insight On Age-Related Macular Degeneration Condition

May 9, 2022
Press Releases

Three world-renowned vision scientists received The Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research, which honors scientific discovery and excellence.

May 4, 2022
Press Releases

BrightFocus Foundation, an international nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma research, presented its named vision awards for 2022 yesterday to leading vision researchers at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

May 3, 2022
Alzheimer's Disease Research

BrightFocus-funded researchers—assisted by a citizen science video game-- were among the first to show that Alzheimer’s contributes to stalls in the brain’s tiniest blood vessels, and they’re working on possible treatments.

Apr 21, 2022
Press Releases

Global Nonprofit’s Science Support Leads to Breakthroughs

Apr 19, 2022
Alzheimer's Disease Research

Scientists have discovered that a rare version of the so-called “neutral” APOE3 genotype, one they’ve named APOE3-Jacksonville (APOE3-Jac), may help protect against Alzheimer’s through its effects on brain metabolism.

Apr 8, 2022