Researchers have successfully demonstrated that hagfish slime proteins can accurately replicate membranes in the human eye.
A team of researchers including Alzheimer’s Disease Research grantee Eunhee Kim, PhD, have used a 3D brain cell culture model to show that the exercise-induced muscle hormone, irisin, reduces the level of amyloid beta associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
The FDA has approved a new dosing regimen for Eylea, an injectable drug to treat degenerative eye diseases such as wet age-related macular degeneration. This means people taking the drug may need these eye injections less frequently.
Global brain and vision research nonprofit BrightFocus Foundation has appointed three industry leaders to its board of directors.
Taking a unique approach to better diagnose and treat one of the world’s leading causes of blindness, a researcher from the University of Canberra in Australia has received a $500,000 boost for his three-year project, thanks to a grant from BrightFocus Foundation’s Macular Degeneration Research program.
A new study bridging neuroscience and machine learning offers insights into the potential role of astrocytes in the human brain.
Izervay, a second drug to treat the advanced and severe form of dry macular degeneration known as geographic atrophy, has received full FDA approval, opening another avenue of hope for people with this vision-stealing condition.
Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, researchers have identified nearly 200 previously unknown DNA regions linked to a risk of developing glaucoma, findings that could lead to new ways of preventing the disease.
A BrightFocus-funded team has identified a potential way to diagnose a rare but devastating form of early Alzheimer’s disease by examining cells of the inner eye.
Global nonprofit BrightFocus Foundation is pleased to announce that it has received a $50,000 donation from Alzheimer’s Los Angeles (Alzheimer’s LA) to support two innovative Alzheimer’s disease research scientists as part of the Foundation’s 2023 research portfolio.