• Video

    About BrightFocus Foundation (Video)

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

    August 6, 2017
  • Video

    World Alzheimer's Day 2018: EyesOnALZ

    Pietro Michelucci, PhD talks about EyesOnALZ, an exciting citizen science project receiving support from the BrightFocus Alzheimer’s Disease Research program.  EyesOnALZ is the first crowd-sourced effort to gather data to help end Alzheimer’s disease.The project created a video game, called Stall Catchers. The game’s challenge is to correctly identify stalled blood vessels caught on video in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s.

    September 21, 2018
  • Brain with Alzheimer's

    See the difference between a healthy brain and a brain affected by Alzheimer's.
  • Chat

    Diet and Gut Bacteria: Their Connection to AMD

    The telephone discussion features Sheldon Rowan, PhD of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University. Dr. Rowan’s research examines the impact of dietary carbohydrate quality on age-related macular degeneration.

    July 25, 2018
  • Video

    Interview with Dr. Makoto Ishii

    Dr. Makoto Ishii, from the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, talks about his BrightFocus-funded research on understanding early weight loss in Alzheimer's disease.

    July 24, 2018
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