Archive for 2019

California Researcher Wins $50,000 Sheila Essey Award: An Award for ALS Research

  MINNEAPOLIS – The American Academy of Neurology, The ALS Association and the American Brain Foundation are awarding the 2019 Sheila Essey Award to Aaron Gitler, PhD, of the Stanford University School of Medicine. The award recognizes significant research contributions in the search for the causes, prevention and cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.read more

Missouri Researcher Awarded $100,000 Potamkin Prize for Dementia Research

  MINNEAPOLIS – The American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation are awarding a Missouri researcher the 2019 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases for his work in Alzheimer’s disease research. Randall J. Bateman, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., and a member of the American Academy of Neurology,read more

2018 CRTS/CSDA Recipients

Investing in the Next Generation of Researchers

Photographed: 2018 Research Recipients Minneapolis – Today the American Brain Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 grants to the best and brightest early-career researchers pursuing cures for diseases and disorders of the brain. The Foundation awards these grants in partnership with prominent national brain disease organizations. A total of $2,377,000 is being awarded to 15 nextread more