• 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
  • Science News
    University of Pennsylvania professor Virginia M.Y. Lee, PhD, who helped develop and guide BrightFocus Foundation’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research program, has won a 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. The prize, known as the “The Oscars of Science,” recognizes her research leading to new avenues for potential drug discovery and development.
    September 16, 2019
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