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.
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.
Alzheimer’s Los Angeles (ALZLA), a local dementia-focused nonprofit serving Greater Los Angeles and the Inland Empire, today announced a donation of $50,000 to BrightFocus Foundation to help support an important new Alzheimer’s study by Los Angeles researcher Sara Gallant, PhD.
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.
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.