Since 1981, the Brain Research Foundation has awarded 582 research grants, totaling more than $10.2 million. That’s 582 crucial steps toward the goal of improving the lives of those affected by neurological disorders and their families.
A Founder's Passion - The Story of Lisa
BRF Founding Member and Chairman Emeritus, William E. Fay, Jr.
Celebrating our 60th Anniversary, this video highlights the important work of the Brain Research Foundation over the past six decades, and into the future. Learn More
How are brain injuries in youngsters different than in older athletes?
H. Hunt Batjer, M.D., Northwestern University
Elucidating the neuroscience of ADHD and its relationship to substance abuse.
F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D., NYU Langone Medical Center Learn More
Research leads to exponential advancements in the study of both epilepsy and mood disorders.
Dane Chetkovich, M.D., Ph.D., Northwestern University Learn More
In this video, seed grant recipients discuss the importance of BRF funding in advancing their careers and making breakthroughs in neuroscience research. Learn More
Investigating adult stem cells will lead to greater understanding of Alzheimer’s disease.
Orly Lazarov, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago Learn More
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15th Annual Neuroscience Day
Symposium Series: Disruptive Behavior Disorders