• Press Release
    A study published today in Science Translational Medicine sheds dramatic new light on a component of the immune system that can help prevent, not cause, damage to blood vessels in the eye. This is an example of the benefits of funding basic researchers who want to pursue innovative—even controversial—avenues of discovery, say officials at BrightFocus Foundation.
    April 2, 2014
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    The second in a series of free telephone discussions on vision diseases takes place on March 26, when BrightFocus Foundation presents “What is on the Horizon for Macular Degeneration?,” a look at research discoveries that could impact prevention and treatments for a disease affecting 11 million Americans.
    March 20, 2014
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    BrightFocus Foundation today joins others in the field of vision research in paying tribute to a giant in the profession—renowned glaucoma expert David L. Epstein, M.D., M.M.M., of the Duke Eye Center at Duke University, who passed away this week.
    March 5, 2014
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    On the 20th anniversary of World Alzheimer’s Day (September 21), BrightFocus Foundation spotlights its four European global partners, who are honoring the patients and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease with a range of educational programs in their respective countries. Their common goal: a future without Alzheimer’s disease.
    September 20, 2013
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