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May 15, 2014, 06:00 ET

Brain Research Foundation Grant Expands Research on Using Exercise to Slow the Path to Alzheimer's and Dementia

 The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that it will provide a major grant that will further research funded by the National...

May 05, 2014, 15:36 ET

American Psychiatric Association Honors Brain & Behavior Research Foundation President Emerita Constance Lieber and Board Chairman Stephen Lieber

 Brain & Behavior Research Foundation President Emerita Constance Lieber and her husband Stephen Lieber, Chairman of the Foundation's Board...

Feb 07, 2014, 14:00 ET

Brain Research Foundation Announces 2014 Scientific Innovations Awards (SIA) To Fund Groundbreaking Work In Parkinson's, Epilepsy, Hurler Syndrome And Autism

 Brain Research Foundation (BRF) announced three recipients of its 2014 Scientific Innovations Award program (SIAs) for researchers...

Nov 05, 2013, 13:45 ET

Brain Research Foundation Announces 2013 Frederic A. Gibbs Discovery Award Recipients

 The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that the 2013 recipients of the Frederic A. Gibbs Discovery Award are Jeffrey S. Aronin...

Sep 19, 2013, 12:56 ET

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn Recognize Brain Research Foundation's 60th Anniversary

The modestly sized foundation with enormous reach in the world of neuroscience research today marked its 60th year of funding critical research...

Jun 03, 2013, 16:44 ET

ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Breakthrough Underscores Importance of Collaboration to Brain Research

As the result of a major breakthrough by researchers at Northwestern University's School of Medicine, researchers studying amyotrophic lateral...

May 07, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Research Group Findings: EEG Biofeedback Restores Normal Function to Patients with "Chemobrain."

 Applied Brain Research Foundation of Ohio (ABRFO) has reported that EEG biofeedback—or neurofeedback—was effective in reversing...

Feb 21, 2013, 14:05 ET

Brain Research Foundation 2013 Scientific Innovations Awards To Dr. Jean Hebert and Dr. Brian Litt

The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that its Scientific Review Committee has selected Jean Hebert, Ph.D., Department of...

Oct 17, 2012, 13:00 ET

Brain Research Foundation Expands Funding for Critical Early Stage Research On Brain And Neurological Disorders To National Institutions

Brain Research Foundation (BRF), a leading grant-making organization supporting new science that explores how the brain works, today announced that...

Jun 07, 2012, 06:00 ET

Brain Research Foundation Announces Grant To Study Concussive Events Among Grade School Children

The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced it will fund research that aims to improve pediatricians' ability to evaluate and manage...

Nov 02, 2011, 08:00 ET

The Brain Research Foundation Announces $50,000 Educational Grant to Fund Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Sports Concussion Initiative

The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) announced at its annual Gala Dinner Tuesday night that it will provide a $50,000 grant to fund an initiative...

Oct 31, 2011, 17:33 ET

Brain Research Foundation Announces 2011 Frederick A. Gibbs Awards Recipients

The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that the 2011 recipients of the Frederic A. Gibbs award will be Virginia and Norman Bobins and...

May 19, 2011, 13:45 ET

Large Population of Undiagnosed Autism in General Population According to New Brain Research Foundation Funded Study

A new study utilizing a population-based approach that for the first time looked for autism among all children found prevalence of the disorder to...

Mar 01, 2011, 13:27 ET

Brain Research Foundation Seed Grants Generate Minimum Eight Times Future Funding

The Brain Research Foundation today announced that a recent analysis of its seed grant program indicates that BRF funded projects generate over 8...

Nov 02, 2010, 14:59 ET

Abbott Awarded Brain Research Foundation's First Frederic A. Gibbs Discovery Award

The Brain Research Foundation presented the Frederic A. Gibbs Discovery Award to Abbott, a global, broad-based health care company, for its...

Jun 09, 2004, 01:00 ET

Public Comment Sought on Proposed Rule for Medicare Payment for New Brain Tumor Treatment

HEWLETT, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Musella Foundation announced today an official letter writing campaign with the goal of sending 1,000...

Sep 09, 1999, 01:00 ET

Depression Drains Workplace Productivity, Say Most HR Professionals

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Depression, an illness affecting 17 million Americans, is sapping productivity from the workplace while...