Press Releases

Press Releases

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, BrightFocus Foundation announces the launch of a yearlong campaign and microsite celebrating the international nonprofit’s strides in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma and toward greater awareness of the importance of funding brain and vision research and education.  

May 15, 2023
Alzheimer's Disease Research

BrightFocus honors the life of Donald L. Price, MD.

May 11, 2023
Press Releases

The 2023 Helen Keller Laureates Gustavo D. Aguirre, VMD, PhD, Jean Bennett, MD, PhD, Samuel G. Jacobson, MD, PhD (posthumously), Albert M. Maguire, MD, and T. Michael Redmond, PhD, were awarded the 2023 Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research on April 25 by BrightFocus Foundation and the Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education. 

May 1, 2023
BrightFocus Foundation

BrightFocus Foundation was honored on April 22 by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in New Orleans.

Apr 28, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

BrightFocus Foundation, an international nonprofit funder of brain and vision research, recognized five leading vision scientists for their ideas to prevent, treat, and cure macular degeneration and glaucoma during the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

Apr 27, 2023
Alzheimer's Disease Research

BrightFocus Foundation will support a new five-year research initiative in Canada that will study the aging brain and identify how to reduce the risks of dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment. 

Apr 7, 2023
Alzheimer's Disease Research

Register for our new Zoom in on Dementia & Alzheimer’s program, a free, monthly, virtual discussion series featuring medical experts.

Apr 6, 2023
Alzheimer's Disease Research

Read about some of the ways BrightFocus Foundation is taking action to reduce health disparities and inequities among underrepresented communities and better meet the precise health needs of these populations.

Feb 27, 2023
Macular Degeneration Research

In recognition of Macular Degeneration Awareness Month this February, BrightFocus Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to ending diseases of mind and sight, is offering a variety of free educational resources to help individuals with macular degeneration and their loved ones navigate the disease.

Feb 1, 2023
National Glaucoma Research

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and BrightFocus Foundation is offering a variety of free educational resources to help individuals with glaucoma and their loved ones navigate the disease. 

Jan 6, 2023