Archive for 2017

International Sponsor Council Focuses on Brain Health as Part of Its Athlete Health Initiative

ISC Partners with the American Brain Foundation on Athlete Brain Health to Include Critical Research
and Leadership Collaboration

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Alzheimer’s advocate calls caregivers “unrecognized victims”

  MINNEAPOLIS – Caregivers are an unrecognized victim caught in the rising tide of Alzheimer’s disease, says advocate Dan Gasby in an editorial published online by Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology on October 6, 2017. Gasby has been caring for his wife, B. Smith, a nationally recognized celebrity chef, supermodel and lifestyle maven, since she wasread more

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New Awards to Advance Research in Cognitive Aging and Age-related Memory Loss

  MINNEAPOLIS – The McKnight Brain Research Foundation and the American Brain Foundation have announced a new scholarship award that will advance research in cognitive aging to benefit people with age-related memory loss. Ten McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarships in Cognitive Aging and Age-related Memory Loss will be awarded for the period 2018 to 2022. The scholarships will be fundedread more

Foundation to present prestigious Public Leadership in Neurology Award to B. Smith and Dan Gasby

The American Brain Foundation announced today that B. Smith and her husband Dan Gasby are the 2017 recipients of the Public Leadership in Neurology Award (PLINA). The couple joins a prestigious list of past winners, including journalist Bob Woodruff, retired professional athlete Tedy Bruschi, Vice President Walter Mondale, actor Michael J. Fox and former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno.

Prominent African American Advocate Calls Brain Health the Greatest 21st Century Civil Rights Issue

Dan Gasby joins American Brain Foundation Board of Directors to raise awareness of racial disparities in diagnosis and research.