• W. Daniel Stamer, PhD, delivering inaugural remarks at ARVO 2020
    Science News
    Longtime friend and ARVO President Dan Stamer, PhD, tells us about his EyeFind initiative, alternative plans for this year’s annual meeting, how research is a team sport, and why he and other scientists are desperate to get back to the lab.
    April 28, 2020
  • Working in the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging lab to help with the COVID-19 pandemic
    Science News
    University of Denver Alzheimer’s researcher Lotta Granholm-Bentley, PhD, DDS, is playing a key role in her community’s medical response to the coronavirus, and working with Colorado seniors to help combat the sense of isolation many are feeling during these difficult times. 
    April 14, 2020
  • Dr. Wilcock and colleagues during a Zoom meeting
    Science News
    As the global coronavirus pandemic began to hit our nation, University of Kentucky Alzheimer’s researcher Donna M. Wilcock, PhD and her team wanted to do something to help their community address the shortage of medical supplies hindering the local response.
    April 9, 2020
  • Dr. Diane Bovenkamp speaking at the Geroscience Summit 2019.
    Science News
    Gains in life expectancy have been accompanied by a rise in age-related diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. Geroscience, as a field, wants to reduce age-related diseases, and BrightFocus is excited about partnering with this interdisciplinary field. .
    January 10, 2020
  • Science News
    Geroscience, as a field, seeks to intervene with aspects of aging that increase the risk of disease. In a Q&A, BrightFocus VP of Scientific Affairs Diane Bovenkamp, PhD, thinks that could help find cures for diseases of mind and sight.
    January 10, 2020
  • Scientists participating in the Alzheimer's Fast Track Workshop
    Science News
    BrightFocus is once again leading Alzheimer’s Fast Track, a several day incubator for some of the world’s most promising early career researchers. By encouraging and supporting these women and men, BrightFocus hopes to accelerate the path to a cure for the disease.
    October 17, 2019
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