• Press Release
    BrightFocus Foundation joins others in mourning the loss of the legendary Paul Greengard, PhD, who passed away this past week on April 13. He was both an early grantee and longtime friend of BrightFocus, and became our honorary board member in 2010.
    April 19, 2019
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    Press Release
    BrightFocus Foundation, a Maryland-based nonprofit and a leading source of worldwide research funding on diseases of mind and sight, was recently awarded a Seal of Excellence from the Maryland Nonprofits Standards for Excellence Institute. This is the organization’s third time receiving this distinction.
    October 31, 2018
  • Press Release
    BrightFocus Foundation, a premier source of private research funding to defeat Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, has named two noted scientists to key positions within the non-profit organization.
    October 11, 2018
  • Press Release
    BrightFocus Foundation today announced that EyesOnALZ, the first-ever crowdsourced project to engage the public in Alzheimer’s research, hit a major milestone by exceeding 10,000 citizen scientists joining to help speed up the time-consuming data analysis of stalled blood vessels in the brain. BrightFocus is the key funder of this effort.
    May 7, 2018
  • Press Release
    An international team of scientists will today receive the prestigious 2018 Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research. The prize, presented by BrightFocus Foundation, honors scientific excellence and is chosen by an awards committee of the Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education.
    May 1, 2018
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