Our mission: To bring researchers and donors together to defeat brain disease

The American Brain Foundation is the central driving force behind bringing all neurologists, researchers, patients, and caregivers together to help generate funding for and awareness of brain disease.


Susan Schneider Williams, BFA


“I hold on to the vision that someday Lewy Body disease will be cured and ultimately prevented.”

Susan Schneider Williams, BFA

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Formerly known as the American Academy of Neurology Foundation, the American Brain Foundation has invested more than $24 million in clinical research in our quest to find cures for brain and nervous system diseases affecting nearly 50 million Americans – or one in six people.