The Brain Research Foundation celebrated its 62nd Annual Discovery Dinner by raising more than $1.1 Million.
The Annual Discovery Dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 27, was held at the Ritz Carlton Chicago and raised over $1.1 million for promising early-stage brain research. Click here for more information.
Early-stage Research is Important to Unlocking Neurological Diseases
Dr. Terre Constantine, Executive Director and CEO of the Brain Research Foundation, explains that brain research is key to unlocking devastating neurological diseases like Huntington’s disease. Read more in Huffington Post.
This is a part of a Huntington's Disease Awareness Month collection and in collaboration with The Lion's Mouth Opens, premiering on HBO this June 1 at 9/8c.
Congratulations to our 2015 Fay/Frank Seed Grant Winners!
Click to learn more about this years winners.
Congratulations to our 2015 Scientific Innovations Award Winners!
Guoping Feng, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Disruption of the Shank3 gene in a primate model for studying ASD
Kristen Harris, Ph.D.
University of Texas – Austin
Synaptome of a Memory
Thomas Jessell, Ph.D.
The Functional Logic of Inhibitory Microcircuits
William E. Fay, Jr. (1917-2015)
On Wednesday, January 7, Brain Research Foundation lost its co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, William E. Fay, Jr. He was 97. While we were greatly saddened by learning of his passing, we all remain deeply grateful to Bill for leaving such a tremendous legacy and truly changing the landscape of neuroscience research.
Donations in memory of Bill Fay gratefully accepted here.
To watch a recent video of Bill which was shown when he accepted the Founders Award in Chicago this past October, click here.
To read Bill Fay’s personal journey and his vision and passion for the Brain Research Foundation, please click here.
Congratulations to our 2014 Scientific Innovations Award Winners!
Brain Research Foundation announces 2014 Scientific Innovations Awards (SIA) to fund groundbreaking work in Parkinson's, epilepsy, Hurler Syndrome and autism. Producing important findings in a short timeframe is the goal of this special grant program. The 2014 winners of the SIA are:
Christopher I. Moore, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience, Brown University
W. Mark Saltzman, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University
Anthony Zador, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory