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Jul 26, 2016, 11:00 ET Health-eBrain Study to Launch Phase II

 BrightFocus Foundation, Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer's Initiative, AnthroTronix, and Mindoula, have launched Phase...


Jun 10, 2016, 15:17 ET BrightFocus Foundation Presents Science, Advocacy Awards for Alzheimer's and Vision Disease

 BrightFocus Foundation, a Maryland-based nonprofit, hosted an inaugural awards dinner on June 9 at the United States Institute of Peace in...


May 03, 2016, 13:46 ET Dr. Dean Bok Awarded Prestigious Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research

 Noted vision researcher Dr. Dean Bok of UCLA will today receive the prestigious 2016 Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research, BrightFocus...


Apr 29, 2016, 13:00 ET BrightFocus Foundation Announces $11.7 Million for Research on Alzheimer's and Vision Diseases

BrightFocus Foundation today announced $11.7 million in promising new scientific research projects, its largest annual investment toward finding...


Apr 05, 2016, 11:00 ET CentraSight® Announces Partnership with BrightFocus® Foundation to Further AMD Research and Patient Education

 CentraSight® by VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc. today announced a  partnership with leading non-profit, BrightFocus®...


Nov 09, 2015, 11:00 ET New Study: Leading Cause of Blindness Could Be Prevented or Delayed

In a major scientific breakthrough, a drug used to treat Parkinson's and related diseases may be able to delay or prevent macular degeneration, the...


Aug 03, 2015, 10:00 ET BrightFocus Foundation Announces New Grant Recipients for Alzheimer's and Vision Disease Research

BrightFocus Foundation, which funds research worldwide on Alzheimer's disease, glaucoma, and macular degeneration, today announced that its 2015...


May 05, 2015, 16:18 ET Johns Hopkins, Minnesota Researchers Win Prestigious Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research

 Gordon Legge of the University of Minnesota and Robert Massof of the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute will today receive the...


Mar 16, 2015, 15:22 ET BrightFocus Foundation Announces $11 Million for Research on Alzheimer's and Vision Diseases

 BrightFocus Foundation today announced $11 million in new research grant awards, a record amount for the non-profit in its efforts to cure...