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Feb 13, 2017, 09:41 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's Scott Serota Joins Brain Research Foundation Board of Directors

Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that Scott Serota, president and chief executive officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association...


Oct 20, 2016, 17:42 ET Brain Research Foundation Discovery Dinner Crosses $1 Million Mark, Sets New Fundraising Record

The Brain Research Foundation's annual gala dinner surpassed $1 million in donations for the second consecutive year, a record for the organization...


Oct 06, 2016, 14:42 ET Brain Research Foundation Discovery Dinner Marks Organization's 63rd Year Of Funding Innovative Neuroscience Research

Brain Research Foundation will bestow its 2016 Frederic A. Gibbs award to a Chicago couple uniquely invested in supporting scientific research, and...


Aug 11, 2016, 14:09 ET Brain Research Foundation Statement On DEA's Response To Industrial Hemp Petitions

Independent, peer-reviewed research funded by Brain Research Foundation (BRF) indicates that the developing brain – this means young adults...


Oct 31, 2014, 16:30 ET Brain Research Foundation Discovery Dinner Raises Over $500,000 For Pioneering Neuroscience Research

 The Brain Research Foundation awarded the 2014 Frederic A. Gibbs Discovery Award in Philanthropy to Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz, ComPsych...


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...


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...


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...


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...