Past Events

Group photo from An Evening of BrightFocus -  Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS, BrightFocus President and CEO Stacy Pagos Haller, Laine Hardy, Winner, American Idol 2019, Honorable Constance A. Morella, Huda Y. Zoghbi, MD, and Richard Lui, MSNBC.
An Evening of BrightFocus brought more than 350 guests from the scientific, philanthropic, private, and public sectors togethe at the Embassy of Italy in Washington in June 2019 to celebrate promising science and bold advocacy to end Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

 

Dementia Friendly America Logo
The session was conducted by specialist speakers who are qualified as Dementia Friendly community educators. Attendees gained new skills and resources so they can effectively conduct business.

 

More than 400 guests from the scientific, philanthropic, private, and public sectors gathered together in Washington in June 2018 to celebrate promising science and bold advocacy to end Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma
More than 400 guests from the scientific, philanthropic, private, and public sectors gathered together in Washington in June 2018 to celebrate promising science and bold advocacy to end Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

 

From Left: Delegate David V. Fraser-Hildago of District 15 in Montgomery County, Maryland with  Michael Buckley, Vice President of Public Affairs at BrightFocus Foundation.
BrightFocus Foundation recently held a briefing for members of the Montgomery County legislative delegation in Annapolis, sharing best practices and results from the county’s Dementia Friendly America (DFA) campaign, a dynamic public-private partnership.   

 

An Evening with Kim Campbell
An Evening with Kim Campbell was a cocktail reception and program that explored the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer's, potential treatments on the horizon, and what to know about the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial.

 

An Evening of BrightFocus
BrightFocus Foundation celebrated promising science and public advocacy to end Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

 

Alzheimer's Disease: The Next Five Years
BrightFocus hosted an event at The Briar Club in Houston. We convened a distinguished panel to explore key questions on scientific research, therapeutic development, and caregiving support for Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

 

An Evening of BrightFocus
Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate our bold and innovative commitment to scientific discovery.

 

 
BrightFocus Research Workshops
BrightFocus Alzheimer's Fast Track® (October 31 - November 2, 2018)

Alzheimer's Fast Track 2018 Group Photo
Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or other early-stage scientists focusing on Alzheimer’s disease research, took advantage of this unique opportunity to accelerate their knowledge immersion towards becoming an expert in this exciting field.

 

ISER Fall 2017
ISER and BrightFocus Foundation sponsored a symposium on basic science catalyzing treatments for glaucoma at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Glaucoma Fast Track Fall 2017
This workshop offered graduate students, postdocs, and junior faculty an immersive environment to learn and discuss some of the foundational knowledge and recent discoveries through close interaction with established leaders in the field.

 

2017 AD-PD Pre-Conference Workshop
This workshop offered graduate students, postdocs, and junior faculty an immersive environment to learn and discuss some of the foundational knowledge and recent discoveries through close interaction with established leaders in the field.

 
BrighFocus Alzheimer's Fast Track® (November 9-12, 2016)

Alzheimer's Fast Track 2016 Group Photo
Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or other early-stage scientists focusing on Alzheimer’s disease research, took advantage of this unique opportunity to accelerate their knowledge immersion towards becoming an expert in this exciting field.

 
BrightFocus Alzheimer's Fast Track® (November 12-14, 2014)

Alzheimer's Fast Track 2014 Group Photo
This workshop provided graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or other early-stage scientists focusing on Alzheimer’s disease research, the unique opportunity to accelerate their knowledge immersion towards becoming an expert.

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